Going at a moderate pace this southbound merchandise train glides through this picturesque town in the Bluegrass. They will soon pass the shops and facilities of TTI.
The lines of the basis 40 are somehow more pleasing to me than the -2 version. So put the -2 goodies into the basic carbody and you have one of my all-time favorites, this one rebuilt by MK.
These days they seem to be easing around on switchers and locals but back then the best unit ever built was charging down the main trailing a little railfan potpourri and roaring like lion. This ... (more)
You don't see a consist like this on coal these days. Tucked way to the rear is a leased Santa Fe GE.
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.
Rolling through the country with a long string of autoracks somewhere (didn't label the slide).
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)
Talk about a survivor, this thing is probably running around still after at least three rebuilds.
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.
There's just something about 4-axle GEs. N&W bought a huge bunch of them but they were always first to go into storage and last out. This one is probably waiting for its trip to sunny Mexico, th... (more)
Somewhere else in have a scenery shot of this. Here is the roster. They went everywhere in their second (third?) career but they are getting really hard to find these days.