Fathers Day and 70-tonners: Few locomotives depict classic New England shortline railroading as well as the General Electric 70-tonner. From the Montpelier and Barre to the Belfast and Moosehead L... (more)
This July 1971 scene shows two LRS GE 70 tonners leading a train through a residential area of Laurinburg.
Mississippi & Skuna Valley #3 making some switching moves with a crew member on the ground planning the next move at Bruce, MS in 1971.
A Santa Maria Valley train from Guadalupe to Santa Maria is seen crossing a farmer's field near Iremel on its way to Carr.
A visitor wadles through Whippany, inspecting the soon to be restored Rahway Valley 17.
Nicely matched pair switching the stock in trade of this prosperous little shortline.
A pair of Laurinburg & Southern GE 70 tons work at East Laurinburg in 1972. The LRS recently celebrated its 100th birthday.
As I recall this line failed and its sole unit was stored on the Yadkin Valley awaiting its fate. These are rare as hen's teeth these days especially ones that operate. This unit was previously ... (more)
Still in the original paint this unit is switching near the shops.
Hey modelers, you can run a pig train behind your 70 Tonner. Back in the day when ATW went all the way from Sanford to Jonesboro (3 miles or so), SCL kept a switcher in town, SOU came in from Gre... (more)
A tiny remnant of a it's former self this little line used only one unit in those days.
SSR's 70 ton GE framed by the arch of CP's Mactier Sub bridge over 7th Line between Beeton & Tottenham.
A trio of GE 80 ton switchers wait out the night near the Dakota Southern's depot in Chamberlain. The DS has quite an eclectic collection of locomotives out in the middle of South Dakota.
A pair of Norfolk Southern GE 70-tonners along with a NS caboose await their next assignment at New Bern, NC during the summer of 1970.