A CC U25C and BB U30B bracket a newer GEBB on a northbound freight at North Charleston.
A few minutes after a quick pick-up/set-out at Bennett Yard in North Charleston, train 120 zooms up the slight grade into Hanahan. This 120 has a pair of big ol' six-axle GEs - a welcome relief f... (more)
Early Conrail action finds a set of power headed to Bethlehem Engine Terminal after dropping its train next to the steel mill in South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Here a clean Penn Central U25C leads... (more)
The squeal of 6-axle flanges from a pair of U-Boats announce the passing of pushers down-bound, returning to Altoona for their next push westbound up the curve. U25C 6502 and 6536 a U-30C.
Conrail Train BJ-4 works its 132-car train in South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. More than likely, Allentown yard is plugged, and the only place to make a setout is on this side of the Lehigh River Th... (more)
In the late 1970s on SCL's former ACL main through the Carolinas, U36Bs powered all of Auto-Train's monsters, as well as most of SCL's UPS and other intermodal trains. On 'lesser' trains, there w... (more)
A visit to Conrail’s engine facility in Niagara Falls, New York turned up this CR U25C/PC U30C combination.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming U25C no. 2501 sits on display under their ore dock at Presque Isle, near Marquette, MI, while CEFX 1004 and mate handle dock duties. At present, all ore is mined at the T... (more)
When Penn Central took over the New Haven, it imported a group of ex-PRR six-axle U25Cs to supplement the NH's own U25Bs in heavy freight service on the hilly Maybrook Line. Here U25C 6510 and its... (more)
LS&I 2501 and 2500 switch the ore dock in Marquette, MI in August of 1974. Bob Ferge Kodachrome from my collection.
From a vantage point that Lewis & Clark would themselves have appreciated, an eastbound trundles over the Clark Fork River bridge nearing Bonner.
The final three “real” paint schemes of the Lake Superior & Ishpeming are demonstrated by this U25C/U23C/U23C lineup at Eagle Mills, Michigan. These units were replaced by secondhand BN GE’s... (more)
While the Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s roster of six-axle U-boats and Alco road switchers was plenty to attract railfans to Eagle Mills, Michigan, visiting Chicago & North Western C628’s were i... (more)
LSI&I 2501 arrives in the yard at Eagle Mills with a loaded ore train in June of 1987.