Georgia Northeastern GP18 8705 was built in June 1960 as NKP 708, retired by NS in November 1984. The unit was overhauled by GNRR in October 2014 during which time it received a chopped nose. Deta... (more)
After staging the first half of the day's grain train at Pilgrim's Pride, the power eases down the lead while clearing the crossover just before retrieving the second half.
With switches at the cross over lined, GNRR GP18 8705 leads another grain train into the Pilgrim's Pride plant in Canton, Georgia. Due to the terrain of this former L&N route, all grain trains ... (more)
Georgia Northeastern GP18 8705 leads a Pilgrim's Pride grain train through the curves and grades of this former L&N route and is seen approaching Pinecrest Road between Holly Springs and Canton.
With time getting short for Georgia Northeastern's vintage fleet of first generation EMDs under Patriot Rail ownership, scenes such as this northbound GNRR grain train climbing the grade through H... (more)
Powered by colorful EMD GP18 No. 600, Toledo, Peoria & Western’s Morton Switcher arrives at Morton, Illinois, on a snowy December 16, 1983. Merry Christmas to all!
Eastbound freight arriving in Portsmouth
GP18 #1801 (Former NEGS #503) in fresh paint leads 4 clean gravel cars and caboose #100 out of the pit. The 4 gravel cars will be set off in Tri-City and the 1801 with caboose will proceed to Some... (more)
East Penn Railroad GP18 #1802 sitting on the secondary branch waiting to be called into service with #2801 on the siding.
Contraction and Expansion
When the Susquehanna lost its western connection Lehigh & New England in 1961, the road suffered a forced retrenchment from Hainesburg, New Jersey to the ... (more)
Central California Traction has just left Sacramento heading south as it crosses Deer Creek. This line has since been abandoned.
When the Susquehanna lost its western interchange with the Lehigh and New England in 1961, its traffic naturally dropped off considerably. Nonetheless, its fleet of RS1’s and S2’s, most built duri... (more)
In the category of "most deserving to be seen under the lights at night," I submit newly repainted New Hampshire Northcoast GP18 1801! Seen leading Pan Am train BODO past the ex-Boston &... (more)
Five normally aspirated EMDs notch up to run 8, throwing out smoke and sand as they handle the second cut of a loaded CSX grain train up to the Pilgrim's Pride Feed Mill in Canton, GA.
Georgia Northeastern GP18 #8705 brings two covered hoppers up the grade leading into Tate,GA off the Marble Hill branch passing the old Georgia Marble handcar shed.