Coupled up and ready to pull it's train to the CSX Interchange in Pelzer. Ugly Duckling ex-BNSF, ex-ATSF GP30 4203 is at the Ethanol unloading just before the rain clouds move in.
It's hard to believe, but it'll soon be one year since AIKR 4202 was being tested on parent company road Greenville & Western before being shipped to it's new home rails in Aiken, SC.
Take your pick. At Larry's, we have it all!
A colorful cast of characters fill the engine tracks at BNSF's Galesburg Yard. At first glance, one can easily make out warbonnets, bluebonnets and other schemes from NS, CSX and KCS.
Cool power, man! An EMD from 3 decades ago leads a slightly newer wide cab EMD sister, on a January 2009 edition of the Warm Springs Local over the Alameda Creek, moments after pounding the... (more)
H1 painted GP30 rebuild idles at a high rpm keeping warm.
One of the highlights on my trip to Illinois was seeing this nice ex-ATSF GP30 in BNSF's yard at Rochelle.
BNSF 2421 rests on a Saturday morning in the small yard at Ardmore, OK. The beautifully restored depot in the background plays host to Amtrak's daily Heartland Flyer train between Oklahoma ... (more)
Back from a trip out the Redlands Branch, Santa Fe's first GP30 waits out the evening forty-six years to the month after its builder's date.
Sitting on the south side of the plant waiting for a crew.