Cruising down the river. Unassisted, "high wide and handsome" as they used to say, the famous J is loping along easily as she might have done in regular service.
"I don't get no respect". Maybe we should call this one Rodney.
Originally WAB, with one of the odder chop jobs I've seen. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Paducah rebuilt and still with the short-lived tri-light up top. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Nice little collection of paint jobs here. Photo by Mike Dolenski, from my collection.
I gotta say, for a unit to have gone so long without TLC it would be hard to ask for a better looking result after many years. I would almost take this compared to "whiskers" brand new.... (more)
It's the Bobsy twins again. The entire roster of the Army here, with a nice little enginehouse. They were overhauled around this time and then donated to museums as I recall, probably never even... (more)
Three things relatively rare even when built. Two FMs and my old 1986 Nissan Stanza wagon. I rode them all and cherished the Nissan, aka Mable. Someone needs to revisit that design.
Look Mom, no stack. Well, initially Alco didn't think they were necessary. Everyone else, having been gassed, thought differently, but then, this is the government. Having had inhalation pneumo... (more)
Westbound, I think, just can't figure out just where.
Formerly DRGW, then KYLE and then a nice paint job and a cushy position in north Texas. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
Obviously former ATSF. Stored serviceable. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
A real chop job, truck engine in the long hood. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
WB before the grade separation was built here.
The fort actually had an SP station out by one of the gates, as well as a passing siding. Here a WB is waiting on a fine cool winter's morning.