Imagine you had these little beauties, a vintage freight train, several miles of track, plenty of time and a cooperative, friendly crew. Yes, it was a nice day. I’d trade 10 fantrips for one goo... (more)
Old heads into industrials really miss this operation. They had pits all over the south and were like something out of the early 20th century. Rag tag units ran on track laid on the ground using... (more)
Somewhere between Society Hill and Cheraw (yeah, the boonies). Note the homemade end walks.
Rare power on the Reedsburg sub! A Dash 8 and a SD60M have teamed up with a SD40-2 to load this Rock train on the Reedsburg sub today. Here the units pull hard on about half of their train, the pa... (more)
The Rock Train backs a cut of Ballast cars into the passing siding before going to load more.
Emerging from the woods, three MMID GP38s arrive at the quarry in Woodsboro to pick up a string of loaded rock hoppers.
A trio of Maryland Midland GP38s gets ready to haul the loaded Stone Train from Woodsboro to Finksburg.
UP 2984 pulls a long string of ballast cars through the loader. Rock Springs is the home of the famous "pink lady" rock.