A pair of former Chessie System B30-7 diesels, CSXT 5533 (ex-C&O 8251) and 5546 (ex-C&O 8264), cross the Cape Fear River in Fayetteville, NC, on a September 1989 day.
The daily sb long-distance local between Montgomery and Dothan has worked a small woodyard north of town and rolls by the ex-ACL downtown depot.
The Lancaster Northern (LANO) operation of the East Penn Railroad interchanges traffic with NS at the big railroad's Spring Street Yard in Reading, Pa. ESPN 7874 was SP 7874 and wears an older ESP... (more)
SCL B30-7 is just a year old and leads another GE and an EMD unit on a southbound freight. former C&O 4-8-4 had already passed by with a northbound excursion.
The depressing deadline! These first two units are RCPHG4s, rebuilt B36-7s, awaiting scrapping. They were most recently used in remote control work. The rest of the line is filled with beat-up SD4... (more)
SP 7842, B23-7, at Corsicana, TX. 9-13-1982
"M&NJ Maybrook Local"
A second day of detours on the NYS&W warranted another trip to Campbell Hall, however this day would play out differently as the train I was after was outla... (more)
"Collecting the Toys"
The Chester fire department had sent one of their fire trucks to Sugar Loaf in support of the first annual Toys for Tots train to run on the Middletown and ... (more)
SP 7874, sporting the SP- Santa Fe "kodachrome" merger paint scheme, sits at the spur track near the east switch at Bena.
These coexisted with B36-7s which were also identical.
The stack is capped on this ex-C&O unit but she was later repainted and worked into the 21st century. I am always amazed that other railroad's units show up on retired lists etc. in railfan publi... (more)
Southbound train departing Osborn Yard with an odd mix of power.
SP 7863 sits down at the passenger depot at South Fork. Careful eyes will remember the sister locomotive was recently seen in an upload by Steve Sm... (more)
D782 passes QN Tower shortly after a snowstorm.