A string of light power sits outside the yard. It gets tempting to do a little Photoshop work here. That CSXT is very light and could just disappear but the evidence of hard use is undeniable. ... (more)
An excellent little town that made lemonade, making the many trains that enter the north end of the "funnel" a major tourist attraction. Freezing and tired of the weather up north, come... (more)
AAR trucks, but no rotating light housing, a dead giveaway for an ex C&O classic.
Originally an L&N unit.
The northbound mixed freight usually leaves town sometime in the late morning. Here on a cold morning with a just a hint of spring somewhere around the corner, today's version heads out.
The stack is capped on this ex-C&O unit but she was later repainted and worked into the 21st century. I am always amazed that other railroad's units show up on retired lists etc. in railfan publi... (more)
An unusual and eclectic mixture leads this southbound local train.
This unit started out on L&N as evidenced by the extended range d/b. On this day it's shut down waiting for work train duties. A four axle anything around here results in considerable railfan in... (more)
Former Conrail unit waits for work.
Originally L&N and then SBD, this early phase U30B was actually on the point of a southbound freight doing some switching.
Nee SAL, ex SCL, ex SBD. I never before noticed the little strap between the electrical compartment air cleaner box and the cab. Is that only on early 40s?
Actually a slightly pre-CSX experimental paint scheme.
Newly repainted and probably on borrowed time, this unit is far away from the high priority freights it was purchased for.
Jimmy Durante, after a smaltzy joke, used to say "I got a million of 'em". CSX ain't got a million of 'em but if you live in East Tennessee or western Virginia it sure seems like it. Thi... (more)
Fairly rare anywhere these were regulars here, from the days when C&O bought them.