Squaw Creek Southern RR has pulled out empty coal cars from Alcoa for the Norfolk Southern to pick up. Now they are heading back to the SCS shop to put up the power.
This originally was the only ACL SDP-35 and was drafted by SCL for transfer to L&N due to a motive power shortage. I'd love to see a shot of this thing in passenger service if that ever took plac... (more)
Nee L&N, Ex SBD, this old warhorse is one of the yard units on this date. Note how the old steam generator compartment was trucated, apparently to make a better end walk.
A rare view of the long hood end of a seldom seen model, EMD's SDP35. Yes, the lighting conditions were less than magical, but it was worth a shot.
As Q464 activates the crossings at Hamlet, the SDP35 sitting on display at Hamlet shares the lot with a Christmas tree.
The caboose behind 4546 was a Chessie safety caboose, lettered for the Cumberland shop. The shop switcher #9565 wore a similar paint scheme.
Terry Respondeks 2 Squaw Creek Southern locomotives SDP-35 #11 and SD38-2 #20 are switching at the northend of the yards at Yankeetown.The #11 has just brought 2 former Peabody geeps down from Lyn... (more)
A very Special move on Terry Respondeks Squaw Creek Southern.Today Terry is moving 2 Former Peabody Coal GP-7 rebuilds from the former Peabody Mine at Lynnville to Yankeetown home of the Squaw Cre... (more)
On the way to Squaw Creek, the two new units pass through fields filled with wild flowers. Canon 350D.
At the end of the trip, the train pulls into the yard at Yankeetown, and the units will be shut down. The train will be switched out tomorrow. Canon 350D.
Easily in charge of this train, the classy duo continues south.
The maiden run for Squaw Creek comes out of the hogback just north of Boonville with its short manifest for Yankeetown. Canon 350D.
Nearing the end of the line at Yankeetown, the Squaw Creek manifest rounds the curve and heads under IN highway 66. This is the first run for the new RR. Canon 350D.
Now with RRC 11 leading, this Squaw Creek local has just started its southbound trip back to Yankeetown, Indiana as the engineer delights the fans watching this maiden run in the full Squaw Creek ... (more)
Closeup cab shot with US and North Carolina flags flying.