SCL B30-7 is just a year old and leads another GE and an EMD unit on a southbound freight. former C&O 4-8-4 had already passed by with a northbound excursion.
The depressing deadline! These first two units are RCPHG4s, rebuilt B36-7s, awaiting scrapping. They were most recently used in remote control work. The rest of the line is filled with beat-up SD4... (more)
SP 7842, B23-7, at Corsicana, TX. 9-13-1982
"M&NJ Maybrook Local"
A second day of detours on the NYS&W warranted another trip to Campbell Hall, however this day would play out differently as the train I was after was outla... (more)
"Collecting the Toys"
The Chester fire department had sent one of their fire trucks to Sugar Loaf in support of the first annual Toys for Tots train to run on the Middletown and ... (more)
SP 7874, sporting the SP- Santa Fe "kodachrome" merger paint scheme, sits at the spur track near the east switch at Bena.
These coexisted with B36-7s which were also identical.
The stack is capped on this ex-C&O unit but she was later repainted and worked into the 21st century. I am always amazed that other railroad's units show up on retired lists etc. in railfan publi... (more)
Southbound train departing Osborn Yard with an odd mix of power.
SP 7863 sits down at the passenger depot at South Fork. Careful eyes will remember the sister locomotive was recently seen in an upload by Steve Sm... (more)
D782 passes QN Tower shortly after a snowstorm.
D779 (The Loyer Turn) originated in Curtis Bay yard in Baltimore and makes its way west on The Old Main Line by HX Tower.
B30-7 5539, in the CSX Stealth Scheme, makes its way east on the Piedmont Subdivision through the diamond at HN Tower in Doswell, VA. The tower closed in 1958.
Wreck crews from Hulcher wave to Amtrak train 311, ''The Loop'', as it rolls slowly past derailed South Local at the elevator track lead in McLean, Illinois.
Steve Smedley photo
A westbound auto train accelerates through Ontario, CA behind three 4-axle GE's. Leading the consist, 7859 was one of only two SP GE's to receive failed SPSF merger colors.