On a winter afternoon, Boston & Maine train MEPO (Mechanicville, NY, to Portland, ME) makes its setout in the yard at Lawrence, MA. GP38-2 207 leads a mixed set of -38s and -40s.
Box cars have replaced most of the locomotives that were stored in the Ravenna yard. Light power idles in the yard as an eastbound coal train passes on the main.
ICG EMD SW14 1484, rebuilt from IC EMD SW9 9470, is seen at the Markham Illinois yard in 1980.
A westbound Erie Lackawanna freight behind an SD45/SDP45 lashup prepares to depart Port Jervis, NY, for a run up the Delaware Valley. The EL bought a batch of SDP45s minus passenger steam boilers ... (more)
On a quiet weekend morning, Erie Lackawanna RS-3 952 and assorted coaches await the Monday rush hour in the small layover yard at suburban Spring Valley, NY.
With switching the B&M interchange and a coffee run completed, the crew of the Providence & Worcester's Gardner-Worcester (MA) freight boards GP38-2 2006 and prepares to get underway south.
A Reading GP30/GP30/GP35 lashup leads a freight through the Western Maryland yard at Hagerstown, MD. The RDG and WM pooled power and crews between Hagerstown and Rutherford Yard outside Harrisburg... (more)
On a winter afternoon, a loaded Western Maryland coal train behind an SD40 and an F7B has stopped outside the yard at Hagerstown, MD, awaiting a clear track.
Local power idles in the Aurora yard. BNSF 3030 is a former Santa Fe GP40X.
The engineer and conductor of Penn Central train LP-2 (Lowell, MA, to Providence, RI) confer about the switching moves after arriving at South Sudbury, MA, on a fall afternoon. Three imposing GP30... (more)
An eastbound arriving at Green River for a crew change.
South Shore Line yard scene in June of 2012. View east from the Roeske Road overpass. Photo by Jeff Stupar.
Imagine my surprise at finding this one one a kind just by chance one day on a visit to the yard. Never figured out the bulge on the side and why the unit sounded like an RS-3 instead of an RS-11... (more)
Back when they still had some reputation a matched of a late model EMDs wheels a northbound mixed merchandise train through the city at a good clip.
As I recall this was coming thru the former C of G Yard. There so many in those days I still marvel that they are gone. The show was over by 1974 though.