Got a dimensional load coming? This vehicle seems to have all the necessary measurements covered.
The UP in Wisconsin, GTW in Mississippi, NS in New York ... oh, how mergers and acquisitions mix up the railroads! In Plymouth, Michigan this Seaboard U-boat prepares to drill the local Ford (lat... (more)
The advent of Soo Line's longhaul freights on CSX across Michigan (continued later by CP) brought a welcome upsurge of activity for railfans but marked a disturbing economic trend, that Michigan w... (more)
Conrail locomotives running through on the C&O at Plymouth wait to return to their coal train beneath an impending thundershower. The C30-7A, unique to Conrail, was more commonly seen on the B&A ... (more)
For a time, Conrail power ran through on some coal trains on the C&O through Plymouth, making for some interesting juxtapositions against cantilevered signal masts, for example.
Was it just my impression or, once the Chessie cats began to appear, did their unrepainted sombre sisters start to get a disproportionate number of assignments to the local jobs?
D716 is heading south out of yard at Plymouth as it approaches Main Street.
Q216 being led by two brand new engines of the CSX Fleet.
Back when crewmen kept a watchful eye from the rear end -- two C&O employees monitor a westbound coal train's progress around the Plymouth wye.
The Chesapeake & Ohio doing its thing -- moving coal! In this case, the SD40 has four B&O four-axle units for help.
The GP30 was pointing the wrong way, so a lowly Geep gets the honors of leading this southbound freight toward Toledo.