Everything in this photograph is gone. This spur went to a Celanese plant (Rock Hill, South Carolina) that shut down a few years after this 2005 photograph. The plant was torn down. The rail was p... (more)
Sitting at what was once the largest passenger and freight station in the world with 32 tracks for service, RPCX 738 and some passenger cars sit on the few remaining tracks that barely see service... (more)
Both built in 1947, the rear unit for A&EC, these antiques have teamed up to pull a photo freight which has arrived at the turnaround point. At this point I'll put in my pitch for an NS A&EC comm... (more)
Originally Union Railroad, former Laurinburg & Southern. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
I would guess without checking that this was a former MILW unit. I got a few shots on this business trip before a dingbat ran a red light, ruined by rental car and the rest of my day off.
Photo by John T. Kennedy, from my collection.
This former Union Railroad unit eases up to make a joint with some freight car, just another day. No name on the slide.
An ex PC unit, still showing evidence thereof, is switching an Amtrak train. Photo by Dave Petke.
#3 is strolling right along through Lyons with 13 recently dumped empties.
Paralleling Canal Bank Road, SW1 #3 hauls its train back to the plant in Stickney.
With the morning dump complete, 70 year old CSDX SW1 #3 brings its train out to the main to prepare its run around. The John Deere escavator, which assisted in the dump, waits to head back to its ... (more)
CSDX SW1 3 shoves its train of empties into the plant in Stickney.
Ex-Jersey Central Lines
It's true. Shit really does roll downhill. Here's an up close and personal look at the "dumping process", at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago's dryin... (more)
The little switcher that could! On a beautiful Spring morning, CSDX #3 is in charge of 13 empties from the drying fields of Willow Springs. Bound for the plant in nearby Stickney, the train... (more)