On a warm and breezy October afternoon the crew is enjoying the air as their pair of SD50s, the 6778 and 6782, bring the 135 cars of symbol ALEL-0 through the curves of the Allegrippus between MG ... (more)
Conrail 6831 blasts out of the now closed Gallitzin Tunnel in a cloud of diesel smoke with a coal train in June of 1992.
An eastbound coal train leans into the 1.1% grade of the Hill Track from Reading to Blandon via Laureldale. The locomotives diverged from the former Reading main line about a half-mile back, and a... (more)
An eastbound Conrail coal train, possibly a UPS, rolls through the location known a Geissingers on the former Lehigh Valley main line between Allentown and Bethlehem. Originally named for the fami... (more)
As evidenced by the damage to the pilot, handrails and ditchlight, Q541 struck a vehicle around 03:00 at Old Alatoona Road in Emerson, GA. The train is limping into Atlanta, where the 8556 will b... (more)
On a beautiful late winter morning, two SD50’s with Oak Island-bound tonnage, including an EMD switcher on a ferry move, come eastward from Allentown. The train is seen crossing the Lehigh River o... (more)
A Rio Grande coal train is about to enter Rock Creek Canyon between Crater and Volcano, Colorado, on September 8, 1992. Led by EMD SD50 No, 5502, the westbound train will encircle the canyon and e... (more)
A pair of six-axle EMDs leads a stack train on the former New York Central-portion of Conrail's Chicago Line. Tom Golden photo.
A SD50 leads a C40-8W on an eastbound train operating on Conrail's former Penn Central Chicago to Buffalo route. Tom Golden photo.
A Reading & Northern freight passes near Lake Hauto with a pair of SD50's
Doing exactly what they were purchased to do, a pair of Chessie SD50’s brings a trainload of tidewater-bound coal through Hinton, West Virginia on the Chesapeake & Ohio main line. SD50’s gained a ... (more)
CSX Q417 is crossing the causeway just south of Iona Island with an SD50-2 and an SD40-3 leading the way.
A foggy fall morning in the Susquehanna Valley, as a trio of SD50s pull Shawmut Line coal loads into Enola Yard.
CSX Vehicle Train Q250-29 roars North to Birmingham, AL. As they pass through Saint Ives, AL. In the last few minutes of sunlight
Reading & Northern's southbound train PNFF crosses the Hometown High Bridge on its afternoon trip back to Port Clinton from Jim Thorpe, PA. [October 2016]