CN 391 with an sd40 that are becoming scarcer in 96 on this sub.
The crew reported problems with the lead unit, but reported that no warning lights are comming on. They were slowly working their way west at a restricted speed with very little throttle. I saw no... (more)
A micro shot of Newport News bound coal train. This line follows the New River through much of West Virginia. This location a great place to spend the day watching C&O trains runing on both sides ... (more)
Railroad Daze gets a little less attention as the ICE moves eastward.
A W&LE grain train passes new signal construction on the West Slope of Sand Patch Grade.
Conrail SD40 6291, the ex CNJ 3067 "Red Baron", drifts back to it's train after pushing a stalled train ahead in Akron on a fine March 1977 day. This was the CNJ's only red"Coast Guard" scheme 6 a... (more)
A westbound negotiates Horseshoe Curve just after dawn.
The Maintainnence of way equipment bowed to the Royal SD40 as she came down the hill.
Solid SD40/40-2 lashup, once common; former station at right
A helper engine sits next to AM Tower at the crest of 17 mile grade on the Ex-B&O Mountain Sub. Soon it will receive a signal to head downhill for it's next assignment
Moving east bound at Tucumcari, the all SP powered inter modal consist. Moving on to Dalhart next crew change point.
Retired 5103 was used to rebuild another badly damaged sd-40 in 88.
Looking West toward the hydroelectric plant, a Southbound coal train makes its way up stream.
DM&E westbound manifest is stopped east of Iroquois, SD and awaiting a relief crew.