Northbound train from sort of a different angle.
Southbound with face only a mother could love.
Thanks to Ryan Ballard for acting a guide.
Frisco built a showplace of a yard for the Memphis area literally in the middle of nowhere. It was a great place to railfan. Needless to say we gave it a hour or so and moved on!
Back in the day when SLSF ran from Monett, MO all the way to Texas, as I recall.
For some reason this guy was in charge of the SOO line local this day. We didn't complain.
Lousy weather and a distinctly unfriendly reception by TTR made our one and only Toledo visit a short one but at least we got to see probably the best black paint scheme of all time.
Baldwin was definitely different. Note the odd lack of fuel tank between the trucks and the odd MU.
This was one out in the middle of nowhere. Everything was down for the holiday. I don't think I ever saw an action shot of this outfit.
Nee VGN, ex-NH, ex-PC
I wish there were some of these hauling freight today.
This was painted in a classic scheme designed to take advantage of the contours of the magnificent machine.
"Chicken wire" Fs were relatively rare to begin with and unheard of this late but here's one still in service.
This ain't no Armstrong turntable shortline, no sir, we got a Massey Ferguson turntable.