A couple of "old rides" parked at Hornell.
The former ACL through Florence and Charleston became SCL's primary Richmond-Florida route and freights on that line typically drew first-line power - U36Bs, GP40s and SD45s. Here on the former SA... (more)
Note the tell tails.
Action at Iowa City as an eastbound slides into the yard.
Train 175 departs Moncrief Yard with SBD 1733, 5526, 5532, 5538 and U36B 1813.
Lots to see in this view south of Roosevelt Road
We have just enough room to squeeze through the yard and, just enough power to make to Framingham. Considering all the railfan discontent with Penn Central, U boats sounded just as great here as a... (more)
Rock Island GE U33B 298 leads a mixed bag of power on an eastbound freight during a New Years Eve 1978 blizzard.
An Eastbound pulls into Hornell for a crew change. At the time I didn't think highly of these CR lashups of black & blue, but now, I sure would like to have this type of variety again!
An Eastbound is backing into the East end of the old Hornell yard to make a pick up.
As I recall this unit was from an unpurchased Autotrain order which Conrail picked up. I was on a SB freight.
SCL Train No. 110 rounds the curve at BX Tower after leaving Collier Yard with a motive power consist of seven locomotives.