One of two remote controlled switchers that work the Vulcan Materials plant in the small town of Rains, SC sits parked over the small work pit. I believe this was an ex-SOU unit but the guy worki... (more)
Conrail 5460 was bought by Vulcan Foundry for the service of their Lehigh, Illinois quarry. She looks great.
Morning Crews are hard at work shuffling & washing cuts of Gravel cars in & Out of the Springfield Gravel Plant. Additional Unit info: VULX 12512 - NW2 EMD 6224 5/48 built as IHB 8724
This switcher was sitting idle just west of Norfolk Southern's yard in Alexandria. I'm pretty sure Vulcan Aggregates uses it to switch stone hoppers between it's Springfield facility and the NS y... (more)
The Vulcan Materials switcher rests after a busy week. Ex SOO unit.
Unit is ex-Phillips Petroleum 166 (Pasadena, TX). Repowered by Southern Rails (serial #8022) in August, 1980. Exx-SCL 98, exxx-ACL 44, nee-RF&P 54. Kodak ISO 200 print, Olympus OM-10, Tokina 28... (more)
Springfield, Virginia Vulcan Plant Switcher VULX 12511 - NW2 EMD 7301 5/49 built as SP 1410
Alexandria, Virginia Vulcan Plant Switcher VULX 12511 - NW2 EMD 7301 5/49 built as SP 1410