Chattahoochee Industrial Railroad RS1's #38 and #97, sitting just outside the shop. #38 was built in November 1947 as Washington Terminal #54. After CIRR service, it became Conrad Yelvington #293... (more)
Looks like somebody stole a three chime from a neighbor. Must have sounded great. I sure miss these but orange will have to do.
The Lehigh & Hudson River Railway owned thirteen Alco RS-3s that comprised its first diesel era road power. Looking like it could really use a bath, L&HR 4 idled outside the line's Warwick, NY, di... (more)
Canadian National 802 was one of six 42" gauge EMD G8s built in 1956 for CN's Newfoundland narrow gauge lines. These 875hp units were usually found on the light-rail branch lines on the east ... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Century 420s and RS3s congregate outside the all-Alco Lehigh & Hudson River Railway's headquarters shop at Warwick, NY, along with assorted bad order freight cars. Hard times were coming soon as P... (more)
An old former L&N warrior awaits another assignment.
Allegedly upgraded to 3000 HP but still looking exactly like its as-built U28C model, one of only four on the L&N and handed down via SBD.
This overhead shot is Uncle Al approved.
New to the railroad from CSX. I don't think I ever saw pictures of this unit in service, which brings up a question. Why does no one maintain a really comprehensive CSX roster? Units are retire... (more)
A CSX SD40-2 of Louisville and Nashville decent sits in the Selkirk shop as a fireworks show goes on in the background.
I guess I was glad that the road slug program at least preserved the carbody. It is my understanding that these units do not "pass gas" so I wonder why all the fuel stains are on the ta... (more)
The first iteration of yellow and gray was a classy looking scheme. The last was, well, not so much. L&N made its parents a lot of money, all of which they wanted for themselves.
An operating museum piece, this ex-SOU unit is in front of the shops awaiting some work. Catch them while you can.
A pair of former Oregon California & Eastern Baldwins recently acquired by the E&LS rest in back of their shop at Wells (Escanaba). E&LS 211 was OC&E 7911.