There is a beautiful green SAL unit in there trying to get out. Oh, what a colorful group CSX could come up with if they had heritage units.
Seaboard System finalized trackage rights over Southern (NS) between Appalachia and Frisco, TN in 1985. A $7 M connector bridge at Big Stone Gap wouldn't be completed until early in 1986, but unti... (more)
Relettered former SCL unit.
Originally bought by Clinchfield.
Railfans watch a SB freight charging down the former-ACL main. BTW these same fans found and reported multiple failed bolts in the crossovers. Did it prevent a wreck? Who knows.
One a previous posting I said I hadn't shot another unit with its old L&N number but here is another.
Originally L&N, this example of EMD's finest lookds great in the new paint. Now, about that water tank.
A southbound coal train passes Camp 2 on the old Clinchfield.
Well into the CSX era, their painters haven't got to this former-L&N jewel still earning its keep in familiar territory.
This unit started out in one of the most beautiful diesel color schemes as Seaboard Air Line and finally managed to look good again. Here she's in short term storage and the core is probably stil... (more)
I believe this was the only order from GE during the short existence of this interim railroad. No EMD trade-in trucks on these.
Originally ACL, ex-SCL. Gotta love those 45s.
Seaboard System C30-7 7013, and an ex-L&N U30C, provide rear end assistance to a southbound Electric Fuels unit coal train on ex-L&N trackage at Roaring Branch. This line was unused after 1986, an... (more)
Northbound empties wait for permission to go on into Corbin Yard. Yeah, Yeah I kinow it's CSX but nobody got around to lettering these so I'll go with my preference.
This paint job even looked good on buttheads.