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.
L&N acquired only four U28Cs. They were later upgraded to 3000HP and fortunately looked unchanged.
Another southbound coal train is running eastbound on NS trackage rights climbing the steep grade to the summit at Big Cut. Flanges sqeal all the way to the river and somewhere back there helpers... (more)
The beautiful little mike is ready for another trip into the trip into the cathedral that is the center of the redwood forest.
Northbound freight with an RF&P alumnus. These dynamic brake-less units have to be oddballs on the railroad. I wonder if they might now be able to control the D/B in trailing units.
Originally L&N, built in the Family Lines era and one of the few that had a high headlight.
The air is crisp and dry, shadows are deep and the leaves are poised to....leave as this northbound freight negotiates just another curve. On the other track hoppers carry the mineral wealth of a... (more)
Dead and shoved to the end of track was not a sign of the demise of this unit. These would carry on a few more years.
As a southbound set of power appears an old veteran yard switcher proudly displays its heritage many years into the CSX experience. Old veterans are like that.
Southbound train departing Osborn Yard with an odd mix of power.