I was moving back east after five years in California and just happened to run across the PVS. I like the sound of that old Cooper Bessemer and the smoke, ah, there's nothing like the smell of #2... (more)
SP 1 had arrived back at Owenyo on a standard gauge flatcar from the San Joaquin division shops at Bakersfield following an overhaul and what looks like a fresh paint job. SP 9, shown here helping... (more)
Kah clunk, kah clunk, kah clunk she goes about her job.
A very railroad-looking 70-Tonner
Living proof that with some classification lights, number boards etc. a 70-tonner could be made to look like a railroad locomotive.
Greenville & Northern 70-ton #70 at Greenville, SC in 1973.
California sunshine and a rare GE 70 ton and U6B combination make for an interesting industrial view.
Kelley's Creek & Northwestern GE 70-ton #7 working at Cedar Grove, WV in 1969.
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.