An interesting mix of EMD power eases eastbound coal down Cheat River Grade. The train will soon reach M&K Junction, where the steep climb to Terra Alta begins.
Erie Lackawanna Alco FA-2 7381 in the short-lived Erie inspired black paint scheme.
A bitterly cold day results in a smoky scene at Jersey Central's ready tracks at Communipaw. All of these appear to be commuter train power.
A westbound GP30 trio in the "sunburst" scheme makes setouts and pickups in Wilsmere Yard. Note the cut of stock cars behind the power- remember stock cars? Kodachrome original, Argus C-3.
Late in a very hot day, a loaded coal train rolls over a timber trestle between Duffield and Gate City in far western Virginia. A radio control car with helpers is at work far back in the train.
Only 7 roads bought U25C's new, a total of 113. One of Pennsy's 20 runs light with a U28C just south of Enola Yard.
An influx of leased power provides assistance for Jersey Central's aging roster. N&W F7 3717 was Wabash 1185.
Former Erie yard in Weehawken, on the Hudson River waterfront.
An SW9 in Lackawanna black works in Croxton Yard on a cold January day.
A Reading GP30 leads a manifest from Port Reading westward.
Nickel Plate Berkshire 759 gets a chance at some fast running on the first day of a New York-Buffalo two day round trip.
A Southern Railway SD24 leads an empty coal train north (railroad west) over US 23.
A "chicken-wire" F3 about to depart Weehawken.
Delaware & Hudson's nearly new Alco C628s looking great at Wilkes-Barre. At the time, D&H was still 100% Alco.
A Southern SD24 rides high on a timber trestle just south of Duffield, Virginia. The trestle transitions to steel as it crosses US Route 23, just a 2-lane at the time. (For a color view and an alt... (more)