Going "the long way" an eastbound freight grinds upgrade with a nice selection of power, delightful after a streak of all yellow, all SD40-2s. Oh well, a little change is better than...... (more)
A local, known as a "dodger" switches a grain facility. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
EB mixed freight. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
Power of the "Tidewater Turn" is doing some switching around town. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite from my collection.
A westbound military train in mesquite country. Photo by Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
Shot sometime in the mid eighties, as the unit has an SBD number and the paint scheme hasn't had CSX butchery yet but the slide has no labeling whatsoever, so it may not even be North Carolina. F... (more)
Leading an AAPRCO special on Ohio Central northbound. Lousy weather, just like every time we go east of the Mississippi and north of the Mason-Dixon. Need rain, we will come on a railfan trip. ... (more)
Noting the number of shots I've uploaded and knowing that I had thousands of slides, I thought a "3000" was a piece of cake. My favorite would have been Clinchfield 3000 but that shot i... (more)
Nothing on the slide but unit has a CSX number so should be late 86s. Not necessarily North Carolina but "unknown" was not an option. Paint job is a complete profanation of the sacred ... (more)
Having crossed Steptoe Creek the daily northbound passenger train is climbing toward Hi Line Junction. I always thought 81 was the best looking engine on the roster so after it was restored we de... (more)
Not actually 2002 but in transition to 6447, this former N&W unit has been painted and partially lettered under the auspices of Coastline Rail Services. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.
Victim of some long forgotten mishap, found in an old file and fodder for the morbid such as myself, I present a wreck.
Tiptoe through the mesquite. A caboose hop trundles along it an area that appears to have just had some rail. Photo by Dave Petke, from my collection.
It may be Golden Valley but it's also cold valley so this unit looks like an NW2 with half the radiator blocked off. A rather jaunty looking unit, with the flexicoils and marker lights. Photo by... (more)
Fancifully lettered "Engine, engine, number 9" for the tourist train this rare model in fact is a working freight unit when not in that role. It was previously owned by Louisiana & Pine... (more)