NS U59, under control of conductor Dennis Ashley and engineer Delmer Lester, rolls by Bruton Siding on the ex-Intertstate Railroad. U49's three covered hoppers are en route to Austin Powder at Hol... (more)
The fall foliage along the Pittsburg & Shawmut was always tremendous. Here the tracks are lined with colorful trees as a Brookville Turn passes the mine at Dora, Pennsylvania.
Denver & Rio Grande Western had a narrow gauge main line that penetrated the Black Canyon of the Gunnison between Gunnison and Montrose, Colorado. This line was abandoned in 1949 and in 1960, much... (more)
CNW caboose #12440 brings up the rear of a work train in the Milwaukee area in July of 1967. Bob Ferge photo from my collection.
Under the watchful eye of both CSXT and GE crew members, W999-27 has just started their journey. They shoved out of the CPDR Yard in Laurens, SC and are passing over the trestle at Little River P... (more)
Caboose BN 12385 brings up the rear of a BNSF local outside of Jonesboro, AR. The train consists mainly of freshly rebuilt tank cars from the TrinityRail maintenance center about one mile east of... (more)
A pair of cabs (555030 and 555596) rest on the main line adjacent to Bruton Siding on ex-IRR trackage. In a short time, U48 will couple both cabs to empties and work Paramount.
U53 has taken a right hand turn at RF Junction off the Pardee Branch and onto Pine Branch on ex-IRR rails. The crew is destined to the Roaring Fork loader located at the end of Pine Branch.
The cab on NS U47 rolls through Cane Patch on the ex-Interstate Railroad's Pardee Branch. U47 is pulling empties to the Roaring Fork loader located at the end of Pine Branch. The loaded hopper in ... (more)
After gathering the loads at Cane Patch, located on the ex-Interstate Railroad's Pardee Branch, the cab on NS U47 has just passed under the ex-L&N's CV Appalachia-Norton main at Sawmill, Va. The s... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
U53 departed Andover Yard, rolled around the east leg of the Appalachia wye and waits on the main line while conductor Joe "Robbie" Robinson realigns and locks the wye switch for the mai... (more)
J43 begins their shove up the Delorme Branch, with the conductor riding the cab blowing the whistle for the KY-194 crossing, with its unique cantilever guarding.
The cab on NS U47 rolls across the bridge over the ex-L&N's Cumberland Valley line at Appalachia.
Conductor Mike Young (on ground) shows a brakeman trainee the finer points to uncoupling and securing a cab in the ex-Interstate Railroad's Norton Yard.