Apalachicola Northern GP15T #721 is the last of three units built for AN in 1983 to still wear its AN colors. It was delivered in yellow with blue stripes and lettering and repainted into this sc... (more)
Apalachicola Northern power at Port St. Joe in March 1988 preparing to head north.
Short line with long name. On a restful Sunday all three of AN EMD GP15T are tied up at Port St. Joe, Fla. They are the newest motive power on the 96-mile line, owned by St. Joe Paper Co.
Back in more prosperous days, this unit was looking good but was probably already surplus as the caps on the stacks would suggest. Already there was a bunch of newer EMD products on the property.
Back in the days of prosperity when the railroad still had two types of units and there was business on line, a coal train is ready to go. I wonder if all the Ts are still there and operational. ... (more)
Well equipped and in one of the finest simple classic looking paint schemes around.
These are Ts but are unique to AN because unlike CSX Ts these have no D/B and no centrifugal air filtering.
Can we call this a "Butthead Bonanza" looking good and sounding great with an inbound coal train.
Nice paint job for a really good shortline.
This AN locomotive seen here pulling a cut of boxcars is one, if not the only one in this model left in the AN paint scheme.
Southbound A&N train crossing the Apalachiacola River, August 1973
Apalachiacola Northern switchers gather at Port St. Joe during the summer of 1973.
1/3 of the AN roster sits in Panama City Florida at the Bay Line shops. 721 was being used at the time on the "Port Job" running from the main yard to the Port of Panama City on a daily basis.
Apalachicola Northern SW9 711 stands ready for the day warming up in the morning sun two days before the new year.
Apalachicola Northern GP15-1 720 switching out boxcars at the Georgia Pacific lumber plant.