Central of Georgia Railroad took delivery of SD9 204 in April 1955. The engine eventually became part of the Southern Railway, as SOU 204. The Southern sold it to coal hauler Squaw Creek Souther... (more)
One of the Hoosier Southern's two GP15-1 locomotives, 469, sits in the sun in Tell City, Indiana, on September 30, 2017. As is obvious from the notch in the nose, these are former Frisco locomoti... (more)
A mean green machine, from Central of Georgia to Algers, Winslow & Western to Repondek's empire this classic is a survivor.
SQS SD40T-2 #8795 (ex-SP) is seen at Madison, GA on 1/18/10. This engine has since gone to the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad and this line is now operated by the CaterParrott Railnet.
On the inaugural run for Terry Respondek's Squaw Creek Southern, Terry himself cracks the throttle on #11 as the train crosses Cypress Creek on the way back to Yankeetown.
Squaw Creek engines, waiting for work.
Squaw Creek Southern SDP35 #11 sits outback behind the shop building at Yankeetown. Thanks to Terry Respondek for allow access to get this shot.
Squaw Creek Southern's former Yankeetown Dock SD38-2 sits behind the shop building in Yankeetown. Thanks to Terry Respondek for allow access to get this shot.
Squaw Creek's ex-UP tunnel motor slowly rolls through the small town of Shady Dale to pick up its train from the NS interchange a short ways down the line, which they will take back to Madison.
After switching the woodyard north of town, SCS 8795 brings back 7 loads bound for the NS interchange in Shady Dale. To the right of the picture is the CSX Georgia Subdivision which parallels SCS'... (more)
Even at night this brightly colored engine puts off a glow
A friend and I finished the striping on 204 and it was finally uncoupled allowing for a nose shot.
Squaw Creek Southerns newly acquired Tunnel Motor has finally arrived at their Georgia operation, a great looking unit for sure.
The shiny paint of Squaw Creeks new tunnel motor and the aluminum sheeting of the Madison depot glow in the last rays of daylight at the end of this great November day.
Terry Respondek, owner of Respondek Railroad Corporation and a former employee of the Illinois Terminal Railway, has done it again with a repaint of ex-Algers, Winslow and Western 204, shown with... (more)