Paul Meyer photo.
NW 8041 leads an empty hopper train westbound through Webster, VA.
Conrail Train ALCG (Allentown – Corning) works past the marble orchard at Meshoppen, Pennsylvania.
Norfolk Southern GE C30-7 8039, former NW 8039 with NS GP38-2 5168, former Southern 5168 heading east at Bellevue, Ohio.
A typical Burlington Northern coal train on Colorado’s Joint line in the 1980’s was powered by a mix of five 3000-horsepower six-axle units from GE and EMD. This train at Palmer Lake is no excepti... (more)
Burlington Northern’s Powder River coal trains usually had a mix of five 3,000-horsepower six-axle units. Here a Southern Pacific tunnel motor has worked its way into the normal solid green lineu... (more)
Burlington Northern C30-7 #5531, Union Pacific SD40-2 #3582, SD50 #5004 (ex-MOP) and Kansas City Southern SD60 #743 lug a loaded coal train up Walker Hill.
A neat 30-40-50-60 consist!
A typical Burlington Northern grain train of the 1990s climbs Mullan Pass west of Helena, Montana, with a roar that can’t be repeated today. BN GE C30-7 No. 5022 leads a sister C30-7 and two EMD S... (more)
A UP/CNW caboose hop is headed west on the IHB and about to cross the former PRR Panhandle at Calumet Park Junction. Tom Golden photo.
A winter afternoon has yet another coal train ascending Crawford Hill near Windy Point. BN and AT&SF had already merged their corporate entities and Santa Fe power was beginning to migrate as evid... (more)
Louisville & Nashville C30-7 #7039 in the Boyles Yard Service Center. #7039 was built September 1979 and later renumbered to CSX #7039
Louisville & Nashville C30-7 #7067, leading a Florida bound loaded coal train, eases to the junction at Junta. #7067 was built October 1981 and renumbered to Seaboard System #7067, then CSX 7067
Seaboard System C30-7 #7063 & U30C's #1477 & 1561 lead New Orleans (LA) bound Seaboard System train #371. #7063 was built August 1980 as Seaboard Coast Line #7063, then later re# CSX 7063.
A trio of GE C30-7A's lead 4 engines west on an empty coal train with 100+ cars out of Bow, N.H.. The train had to stop to change out a bad marker with the tail end just clear of the Ayer yard... (more)