A parked RJED on Pan Am Southern waits for a recrew in the early morning hours of a frigid January day. Temperatures hovered between zero and five degrees through most of the morning.
Like they say - it is always coldest before the dawn. With an air temperature of -24F and a wind-chill well south of that the E-Lead Switch does its best to shuffle cars while a limestone train si... (more)
Somehow the gray was a little off and the sun was low in the sky as this unit headed down the gulf coast.
Unmarked slide from my collection. Photographer unknown.
Power going to the ready tracks.
Simple but relatively clean.
This one is a year into Seaboard Systemand still unaltered by company barbarians, as most were.
On 12/29/1982 the Seaboard System came into being. This brought some unbesmirched out of towners to the yard in those early days. Here is an all L&N consist.
The yard was a rather ragtag place in a bad sign of town but we never had any trouble taking pictures.
Each one of these appeared to be a little different and were prized catches.
Working a mine run.
Back when Montgomery had GM&O, CofG, WofA, SCL and L&N this was such a great place to watch trains. The black scheme was getting rather rare so this was a good catch.
From the Oro Dam Constructors to L&N, one of the few decent shots I got of these in L&N colors. Their chug chug was unmistakable, unmuffled and glorious. At least the FDL engine was good for som... (more)