Classic little shortline servicing facility in the late 20th Century.
In the mid 1950's, Lehigh Valley sent a few aging EMC NW1's to EMD for rebuild core units. One of the NW1's originally built in 1938, emerged in 1957 as a 600hp SW900M LV 130. The deal was set up ... (more)
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)
A distinctive little crummy as so many are.
PVS #9 is the sole running unit on this old short line in far west Texas.
PVS #7 & 8 abandoned in the tumbleweeds of their far west Texas yard.
PVS SW900 9 still wears her Conrail number in her numberboards; 8657. Kodak Royal Gold 200, Canon AE-1, Tokina 35-70mm f3.5