Freight power sits facing northbound cooling its heels. It's Santa Train day.
Ex SLSF. Photo by unknown. No name on slide.
CSX 116 being leased by MARC
It is a verdant spring and it seems as if the coal will roll south forever. Just another hauler eases of the throttle as he approaches the stop at the lumber yard, now the drugstore sitting besid... (more)
Hard to imagine that some of these are 27 years old, ancient for a GE.
Power shuffling around the yard.
I guess if the Gulf of Mexico is considered the Atlantic Ocean, then we used to have a transcontinental railroad. I think that's green. It would have looked better if I didn't have to think so h... (more)
Photo by unknown. No name on slide.
Has it really been almost 40 years? Ugly lasts forever maybe? Some people may have changed their opinion but these have not grown on me.
The storage line in Ravenna has just about doubled since November.
They won't pass this way again. Unique units await dismantling back in the woods in a tiny southern town. I was there 6 weeks ago and there was no indication this operation ever existed.
A Norfolk & Western (former Nickel Plate Road) yard scene in 1978 featuring a stranger from the West.
I know it was SBD at this point but hey, I won't tell if you won't. I'm pushing the idea of a Ohio to Savannah MRL-type railroad with equal access and we could name it, well, Clinchfield. I can ... (more)
I was in town for a conference and had some time to get the exotica afterwards. I liked these ex-SOU rebuilt SD-24s.