With the FLSX 1 down with major mechanical problems, USRX rented us a nice ex-CR GP38-2 to switch the mill. Here we were pulling the river track in the morning.
CSX Q506 heads south the old way with a pair of CN wide cabs and a CSX GP38-2.
Conductor L. Hubbard and myself as we prepare to run the last train out of the Smart Paper (formerly Champion) mill. The first train came in Nov. 1898. Caboose in tow, GMRY 783, was restored to it... (more)
Easing south with a former B&O SD50, a CN SD70M, and a former WM SD40 in tow ahead of a string of empty racks.
CSX Q261 heads south onto the NS while maintenance crews work on CPL replacement in the background.
GTW 5629 takes a ride on the turntable at Indianapolis during a 1966 fan trip. J. McDaniels photo-negative in my collection.
Heading south the old way while a local worker keeps an eye on things.
Heading west with four UP units.
Just like old times (almost) as J784 shows up with an ex-Conrail GP38-2 leading 2 former B&O GP40-2s (both ex-4100 class). Thanks for sending something other than wide cabs for a change, CSX!
Y201 heads south on a hot July day with a pair of 38s and a pair of cars.
While shoving into Hill 6, the leading tank car drops off the track as the trailing truck somehow picks the point. This area was a constant head ache. I was employed with this RR when this image w... (more)
Welded rail train heads west with a slug/mother set made up of former Georgia RR 755 and C&O 4079.
Thinking there might be a problem, CSX crew stops to examine the switch points before proceeding south.
While the TC10 was down with 'winter problems', this borrowed CSX GP38-2 was used to switch the P&G plant.
End of an era as the last of the Belt line is removed. The last customer having left in 2012, CSX had no use for what was left.