Six thousand horsepower and ten axles (a GP40-2 and an SD40-2) roll today's "Dixie" under the signal bridge and southward toward its namesake. Note the variety of Ohio's trackside flora.
Talk about an armstrong plant! These rods activated the switches and signals (including the semaphores in the background) that protected the crossing of the B&O (double track) and DT&I at Hamler,... (more)
A northbound coal train swings from the B&O to the C&O at railroad-rich Fostoria, appropriately powered by locomotives from both components of the Chessie System involved.
The famous B&O 6969 with CNJ mixed freight APOT on the plains of Bound Brook. It is near one of the biggest power transmission pole lines in the east at this time. Also, at this time, my girlfrien... (more)
Transfer on the Rock Islandl; pedestrian appears to be dressed in honor of the Chessie paint scheme.
A Richard Beal photo, the classics just ooze in this picture, B&O GP9's under the CPL's, Amtrak pooch and GG1, Southern Crescent E's, Ivy City must have been something to see!
Two EMD's get a ride on the turntable built for large articulated locomotives. An uninitiated railfan asked me "What does ETY FIR mean." "Wait and you will see," I answered.
C&O was becoming more alinged with B&O in the late sixties. So it was fitting to catch a C&O and B&O unit sharing the turntable tracks on a light day.
B&O 4-6-2 No 5227, built by Schenectady in 1919, is seen in her prime in the early 1920s at Sandy Hook, east of Harpers Ferry beside the C&O Canal before it closed in 1924. Photo printed from a 10... (more)
B&O GP30 6975 was wrecked on the C&O in Michigan's Thumb. Also see photo ID 210587
The four unit hump engine is respotting a caboose as it shoves down the main hump. This is the most ALCO S 2s I haver seen mu'd.
Wrecked B&O GP30 6975 & a C&O GP30 3042 sit outside the C&O Saginaw roundhouse after a derailment in Michigan's Thumb at Gera on 1-11-1979.