Start up power on the Aiken Railway which was formed to take over two former Southern branch lines in Aiken, SC.
Sporting a paint scheme which somewhat resembles the Blue and White of the old Rock Island, this ex-Southern Pacific SW1500 (still with Union Pacific no. UPY 1211 in the number boards) switches in... (more)
4 crew brings a cut of coke racks to spot in number 1 unit as a massive rebuild takes place and rolls past the massive coke pushers.
RCO 2A at Clairton doubles up 2 tracks of recently loaded coke cars out of 2 unit and will head over to 1 unit to pull another two tracks before yarding them all in the B yard.
For Railfest 2013, North Shore sent SW1500 1946 and the fresh NSHR "Business Caboose". I got to take a tour of the beautiful caboose & it looked like it was built less than a week ago.
The Western Pacific Railroad acquired three SW1500s from EMD in May 1973. The 1503 served well into the UP merger, becoming the UP 1503, the UP 1317, and finally the UPY 1042 prior to retirement a... (more)
A shot taken from the Telegraph Road viaduct shows L&N 5004 working the south end of Sibert Yard. In the foreground are shop tracks in ICG's former GM&O yard. Strings of yellow Terminal Railway ... (more)
FTRL working the AB Brewery, shoving barley loads up Dorcas Street.
Aiken Railway's leased SW1500 sitting under the moon.
Juniata Terminal Company SW1500 on lease to New Jersey
KCS yard job coming off old Gateway Eastern trackage in East St Louis, IL, at site of old Q tower headed for exGateway Western yard
The ABC's old but well taken care of SW 1500 rests tied up to one tank car for transfer in industrial Barberton Ohio adjacent the CSX former B&O mainline near Akron. With two tracks full of hopper... (more)
L&C EMD1500 #95 leads a train past Knox Farm between Richburg and East Chester in 2002. Scanned from a slide by Scan Cafe.
The 540 is normally a Washington DC assigned locomotive, but has ventured west for a new lease on life. The GATX switcher was a bit of a surprise.