Another nice repaint.
Just another fresh repaint.
Engines moving around Dante Yard.
A lashup of Seaboard System Fs, led by FP7 118, lead the New River Train into Hinton, WV. This photo from the 1980s still shows many fixtures from the steam-era. The C&O depot is the brick buildin... (more)
Normally I hate, no despise, big city railfanning, particularly in this big city but this one was convenient and I do like the chunky little powerhouse locomotive.
Winter is the time to railfan down south and this was perfect weather.
Power for the Winston Salem Southbound train, which usually mixed the two southeastern competitiors.
It's not all gone. The land and 8071 are still around.
Yeah, I know it's CSX but they forgot the initials.
At the small yard a couple of local geeps rest and watch the new kids still in their old paint & numbers wheeling a a southbound merchandiser.
A westbound light helper set skedaddles toward the home signal at the NS-Seaboard System junction at Big Stone Gap--just a quarter mile ahead. Earlier, the 7030 and a sister GE shoved a 90-car coa... (more)
This one didn't keep its as-delivered Family Lines paint job for very long. It was probably an L&N unit. The chain is ususally a dead giveaway.
Shunned by their Clinchfield purchasers these were taken into the SCL fold in trade for some SD45s and became SBD. Photo from my collection, photographer unknown.
Sporting a new number but no CSXT lettering this nice looking unit leads an inbound train. Consists seemed more interesting in those days.
Owned by CSX at this point but still looking good. Happily they omitted the reporting marks.