A pair of SP C628's prepare to take a transfer run to the L&N over the Huey P Long bridge into New Orleans at East Bridge Junction.
This may be just another 'wedgie' of common power but the symbolisim to me is great. There I was a guy with a camera taking pictures of a rail yard, along a public road... All I got in return was... (more)
A gathering of SP B30-7's at UP's Avondale Yard (7861,7827,7798,7787,7841,7832 and GP 60 9738)
With UP train waiting (SD40-2 3067 lead), New Orleans Public Belt GMC hy-rail lines up on tracks for an inspection run over the Huey Long Bridge. Remains of the old Avondale SP yard are seen in t... (more)
Interior view of West Bridge Tower in operation since the opening of the Huey Long Bridge in Dec 1935. Some of the original equipment remains in the tower, now jointly operated by the NOPB (owner ... (more)
Visitors in three shades of blue at UP's Avondale Yard.
UP's Avondale diesel shed gets some colorful visitors.
SP B30-7 and UP B30-7A 202 side-by-side at Avondale Yard
All CSX power (8041 4847 8856 7899) waits to transverse Avondale Yard to Huey Long Bridge
This lone train waits on rusty rails as Hurricane Rita makes landfall to the west near the Texas & Louisiana border.
This is the control stand on my lead locomotive. Our train was comprised of 49 loads 90 mtys 8005 tons 8317 ft.
With the UP Avondale Tower nearby, UP 678 is parked in the yard near River Road.
UP 406 displays the short-lived 400 series for UP's C30-7s as it approaches Avondale Yard.
It is the day after Christmas, 1994, and Conrail 5551 is a long way from home rails as it sits in UP's Avondale, LA yard.
A BNSF train waits to leave Avondale Yard while an ex-SP geep switches UP's intermodal facility next door.