Ex Virginian H Liners dominate this 4 unit FM lashup at Roanoke, VA.
AC&Y FM #206 at the N&W shop complex in Roanoke, July 1969
Eastbound train 984, Trail BC to Calgary -Alyth AB, curves around the loop at McGillivray before the final assualt on Crowsnest Pass. Today a coal mine spur branches off a wye and a small yard exi... (more)
In the early 1970's several railroads had begun to concentrate their unique fleets built by the smaller builders. The B&O had many FM's assigned to the Baltimore area including these roadswitcher... (more)
As seen from Chihuahua Pacific Train 8, westbound towards Los Mochis, Ch-P chop-nose FM H16-44 #524 stands with a freight train at Temoris in the bottom of a huge canyon.
We paid a brief visit to the Virginian Railway engine terminal below Mill Mountain after spending the day on the N&W.
N&W "Baby Trainmaster".
A Jersey Central H16-44 accelerates out of South Amboy with an afternoon NY&LB commuter train. CNJ road switchers 1514 - 1517 were actually H16-44 units despite being built with the Raymond Lowey ... (more)
N&W Baby Trainmaster H16-44 #143 at Lamberts Point, VA. [7-73]
Stored in Ogden Shops, she's coming apart without any protection. Looked pretty good in 1975 when she was first stored, but since then Calgary weather has taken its toll. Because of the wear, you ... (more)
Eastbound Mixed freight 984 passes Crowsnest Pass Coals loading tipple at Michel in the Crowsnest Pass coal mining region
On a family vacation to my wifes dismay I stumbled across this beautiful creature. The FMs and ALCOs were alive and well living in Canada.
A little fire damage and a desperate financial situation resulted in this cannibalism victim no doubt. Such an object of morbid curiousity seemed to characterize every Milwaukee Road terminal.
One of the FM's that show the Raymond Loewy design touches including the "half-moon" shaped window panes is spotted on a track at North Bergen roundhouse. The curved window panes were eliminated ... (more)