On a winter afternoon, a loaded Western Maryland coal train behind an SD40 and an F7B has stopped outside the yard at Hagerstown, MD, awaiting a clear track.
Local power idles in the Aurora yard. BNSF 3030 is a former Santa Fe GP40X.
The engineer and conductor of Penn Central train LP-2 (Lowell, MA, to Providence, RI) confer about the switching moves after arriving at South Sudbury, MA, on a fall afternoon. Three imposing GP30... (more)
An eastbound arriving at Green River for a crew change.
South Shore Line yard scene in June of 2012. View east from the Roeske Road overpass. Photo by Jeff Stupar.
Imagine my surprise at finding this one one a kind just by chance one day on a visit to the yard. Never figured out the bulge on the side and why the unit sounded like an RS-3 instead of an RS-11... (more)
Back when they still had some reputation a matched of a late model EMDs wheels a northbound mixed merchandise train through the city at a good clip.
As I recall this was coming thru the former C of G Yard. There so many in those days I still marvel that they are gone. The show was over by 1974 though.
Something about the Alco trucks makes these look better. Photo by Tom Sink. I miss him.
Date approximate. Originally ACL . Few get rattier than this one.
Date approximate. Originally ACL Actually looks like the L&N yard.
Date approximate. Originally ACL
Northbound inbound train on the CSX to nowhere, the former SAL main, now truncated in northern North Carolina. This train would run to the north end of the yard and back in, the default way of do... (more)
SOO got 10 of these very early version 30s (Note the little fairing between the engine compartment and the radiator). Photo by unknown.