First unit acquired in 1976. That's how they derived the number. Good as any I guess. It was built with the old oil bath air filter system and had a paint job that John Fishwick would have love... (more)
I had to blow it up to find the number (on the front). She's probably retired and sold but still at home for a while. By the way, for the youngsters, those big buildings in the background are ca... (more)
a pair of TASD switchers led by the "City of Dothan" lead a transfer run during a heavy downpour on a Sunday afternoon
GM&O GP30 #530 in Mobile, AL. [8-73]
GM&O GP38AC #727 in Mobile, AL. [8/73]
Mobile is great. At the time there was IC, NS, CSX, TASD and BN all in a little area.
Wow, I couldn't believe it. Here at the furthest extent of the vast BN system what should appear but this ex-BN rare bird leading a SB freight.
Ex-SLSF in a really great little railroad town.
Roundhouse in background
GM&O GP35 no. 631, until recently, on static display at Frascati Shops in Mobile, Alabama. This unit will likely be moved to the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum sometime in 2007.
Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks MP15s slowly pull a CSX coal train through the unloading facility at McGuffey Island