Former C&O J-3 4-8-4 puts on a spectacular display of smoke and steam prior to pulling into Orlando for a northbound excursion. The locomotive ran weeknd trips from Orlando with the Family Lines S... (more)
Former C&O J-3 4-8-4 sits at Ybor City just before returning to Orlando with the Family Lines Safety Express. The big Lima ran trips out of Florida cities that month.
Looking at the south end of town we have two truck mine tipples operations. Believe it or not there is five tracks in this photo. The first one on the left goes to the tipple with the truck in the... (more)
The Garrett Indiana bound Chessie Safety Express is seen here heading east through Willow Creek on the old B&O line in 1981.
The Chessie Safety Express at Garrett,IN. before heading back to Chicago.
We're near the headend of the Chessie Safety Express as the C&O 614 heads for Garrett,IN.. An IC transfer passes over the hind end of the safety special on the southeast side of Chicago.
Hand Off at the "Horn": On the morning of October 13, 1980, I was able to reach Elkhorn City, KY in time to see the a.m. hand off of overnight hotshot number 97 from the Clinchfield to t... (more)
Having been fueled and sanded await the next call by the 300 ton coal dock now used to hold sand instead of coal From my slide collection. Photo by Mark Clark
From my slide collection. Photo by Mark Clark
One of the few with a steam generator . In the back ground was one of many truck tipple mines that was beside the engine terminal back then. From my slide collection. Photo by Mark Clark
West Shifter sets out some plug door boxcars into the Big Sandy Warehouse spur. The black and white box on the left was the call box before radios came into use. This scene is long gone now .Now... (more)