A pair of Pittsburgh & Lake Erie SW1500’s lay over in the small yard at Montour Junction, Pennsylvania, where the P&LE interchanged with short line Montour railroad.
New England Central EMD SW1500 No. 1525 rests in front of the historic depot at White River Jct., Vt.
With a little help from his out of work passenger friends an SW1500 leads SP's westbound Saugus Local through Glendale.
At Knoche Yard in Kansas City, Missouri, is a consist that I wish I'd seen on an actual freight instead of just shuttling through the engine facility: Kansas City Southern SW1500 4351, WAMX GP38-... (more)
Doing what they do best, the Alexander switches one of their numerous customers, shoving a few boxcars back to a loadout.
The Alexander is an interesting suburban shortline, following alongside Hwy 90 its entire length and passing through many front lawns along the way. The ROW is undulating and curvy, clearly not bu... (more)
A busy day of switching continues. The Alexander RR was started by locals who wanted to save this line when slated for abandonment by the Southern in 1946 making it one of the earliest RRs in the ... (more)
The Alexander crew enters Statesville for the second time today. After dropping their short train from Taylorsville on the "main" north of town and spending all morning shuffling cars in... (more)
While some shortlines have withered away over the years, the Alexander seems to be adding new customers and new sidings every time I visit. This small yard near the line's northern terminus of Tay... (more)
Each weekday morning the ARC days starts with pulling one of the line's 4 spotless SW1500's from the engine house. The shop once held the line's small fleet of ALCO switchers painted in the bright... (more)
Running light to reach their first switching duties of the morning, the day's run leaves some ominous clouds behind.
Becoming all but a rarity in modern times, an end-cab switcher sits as the yard power for Radford yard. This is the only SW1500 owned by NPBL and it does not have ditch lights.
Switching cars in Randolph MN. PGR 74 advertises its value.
CSX SW1500 #1112 resting at Nashville, TN || March 1989