In June 1988, the Susquehanna took delivery of four new B40-8’s, intended to bump their increasingly trouble-prone C430’s off of their stack trains, which were the hottest trains on the Southern T... (more)
Having spotted this train coming in on Norfolk Southern's Southern Tier this morning as NS 206, I decied to head north. Here, NS engine 9404 leads CP 938 northward to Mechanicville, NY as it cros... (more)
A northbound D&H manifest was punching out of the early morning fog as it dropped downgrade past SW Cabin at Ninevah, NY on Sept. 15, 1976 with three C628s.
Being a self professed Alco lover, I always dreamed of seeing a lash-up of big six-axle units in action. Being from Virginia didn't help. There were random sightings on SCL and N&W, and occasion... (more)
D&H U30C No. 702 was leading at southbound manifest freight upgrade at Nineveh Junction, NY on April 10, 1976.
A Westbound charges up the grade at Nineveh Jct. with a train for Binghamton.
A group of people watches as a crane works to rerail the cars of a "minor" derailment. It looks like the N&W boxcar is in the worst shape. There were a pair of D&H U33-Cs with a few cars stopped a... (more)
We arrived at Bevier Street yard and were informed that the Belden Hill tunnel was closed due to some sort of problem. A train was stopped at Nineveh, so off we went to find this fantastic lashup ... (more)
CP 5907, CP 5630, STLH 5651, STLH 5615
NS's daily Saratoga, NY - Harrisburg, PA manifest, running on CP/D&H as 930, passes through the fall colors at CP 590. NS's geometry train is tucked in behind the six axle power.
A helper set has finished a push and waits to return to Binghamton. As I recall these were the very first U-23Bs. Note the short "wings", indicative of the very early production units.
Crewless train. We can surmise the "hog law" got them and a new crew is due from Binghamton.
Norfolk Southern GE's have just assaulted Belden Hill and hustle down the main line past a relic still standing (but not for long) along the former Delaware & Hudson.
The Holiday Train sails over Harpursville Trestle with plenty of railfans and a handful of on-lookers to witness this beautiful sight; only wish there was more snow on the ground!
NS 939 breaks the early evening silence as it vaults across CP's famed Harpursville Trestle and nears Binghamton on a beautiful early August evening.