A Cargill switcher for the Port of Albany lays over for the weekend
The crew at Valley Grain in Kingston Ohio work to load NS grain cars on a cold December evening. The EMD SW9 is remote control equipped and is operated by the worker controlling the flow of grain... (more)
Meet at West Portal. On a rainy March day, an unusual visitor to the LV waits to enter single track- Pittsburg & Shawmut SW9 #236. View is looking east. Scanned from Ektachrome X.
24 hours after the accident occurred, work continues on the large task of re-railing four loaded hoppers which toppled on their side in the early morning of December 1st. Two of the four hoppers r... (more)
Southern Railway of BC didn't start the month of December well. Only minutes into Monday morning, a train departing Trapp Yard encountered a broken rail toppling four hoppers onto their side. The ... (more)
A rare treat, only for about 30 minutes a day does this old SW9 creep out of the massive paper mill in Palatka. It usually comes to the large, but near empty yard, drops off a few card, then take... (more)
RSSX 4016 at West Colton. Photo taken by UP Employee.
The Last U34CH
Morristown & Erie 17 has handed off former NJ Transit U34CH 4172 (wearing it's original EL road number 3372) to the New York & Greenwood Lake Railway at their interchang... (more)
Gavilon Fertilizer in Sauget, Illinois, switches their cars with a 1951-built SW9. Originally owned by Lehigh Valley (as their number 283), this switcher became part of the large Conrail roster w... (more)
This scene from back in the day, I am told, shows a Union RR train that has come across the river from the Duquesne works, and a PL&E train is showing back to Demmler. Thanks Steven McKay.
A pair of Baltimore & Ohio SW9s, including one lettered for the B&OCT, are returning to Barr Yard after picking up cars from the MoPac and L&N's Yard Center in Dolton. Tom Golden photo.
Must be lunch time for the crew switching grain hoppers around at the CHS Elevator in Superior, WI.
C&O Carferry switcher in Milwaukee at Jones Island waiting for the next boat.