Catching the first rays of light, who would have bet during the 1970 Bankruptcy that twenty-five years later two railroads would stage a bitter fight over the remaining core system.
Intermodal/auto train #285 rolls through Lindale,GA
I hadn't shot the Penn Central Heritage since November 2013, so I was glad to finally have another opportunity. I was even happier with some vibrant late fall colors.
The Penn Central Heritage leads Kansas City to Jacksonville train 285 past some of the latest fall colors we've seen, descending the 1.1% Braswell Mountain.
NS 285 works up Braswell Mountain with the Penn Central heritage unit in charge.
NS #1073 leads the 21A south out of Decatur toward St. Louis.
To my knowledge, Huntsville, AL is the only place in the world you can photograph a heritage unit passing a Saturn V Rocket.
NS 1073, the Penn Central heritage locomotive leads an empty oil train west to North Dakota.
The Penn Central Heritage Unit is seen leading NS train 21Z on track 2 at Pettisville, OH. At CP 327 in Archbold, 21Z will cross back to track 1. The headlight in the distance on track 1 is 25N,... (more)
NS 153 pulls into Toccoa, GA with the Penn Central heritage unit leading in the late afternoon sun of a May day.
NS train 22A swings through a curve at Marion, Virginia with the Penn Central Heritage unit leading as Spring greens begin to pop in the background.
The Penn Central heritage unit leads NS 153 into Seneca, SC, passing the former Southern Railway Depot on a pleasant afternoon.
Penn Central Heritage passes thru Flagg center west of Rochelle, IL. Flagg Center is the junction of line to Rockford, IL operated now by a shortline.
NS SD70ACe #1073 in the Penn Central "heritage" paint scheme leads northbound Norfolk Southern intermodal train #282 through the Brice Station Road grade crossing at CP "Brice" in Seney, Georgia, ... (more)