A trackmobile shuffles cars around at the East Memphis Vulcan Rail Yard.
A new Vulcan rebuilt GP-9 waits in Easley to go to its new home. Loco was rebuilt at the CLCX shops in Pickens, SC, and the Pickens RR brought it to Easley for Norfolk Southern to transport.
Vulcan Materials S2 3 works the company's quarry in Hanover, Pennsylvania. This unit's heritage is unclear, but it appears to be a former South Buffalo engine. Curiously, the numberboard on the ... (more)
A locomotive and the industry it served.
What’s in a name? A rather serendipitous placement of a weld between these two rails has added an extra “F” to the standard ... (more)
Vulcan Materials 302 working at Greystone, NC
A GE 44 tonner sits among some dirty packed snow while a GT transfer train runs through the Vulcan Materials plant on the IHB.
A Plymouth switcher sits on rails almost completely buried by dirt. I don't know what that big contraption does on the left, but it sure makes a lot of noise.
It is early morning, but for the engine it is dusk ...
This venerable U23B, ex-CR, ex-LV 503 (ex-Wimpey, ex-Tarmac), works the unloading track on one of its final days; I was told that it... (more)
A GE 44 tonner is being used by the Vulcan Material company to switch out offset hoppers. A pair of Conrail GP40-2's run a transfer freight over the IHB.
An NW2 idles at the Vulcan Materials facility at McCook. It looks like a radio controlled unit.
WALLY is what I call this loco. Wally looks pretty tired and run down. What an environment. I hope this is not the future.
A grimy switcher pulls a string of NS ballast cars toward a rock loader. The locomotive was built in 1954 for the Soo Line and was previously employed at Vulcan's operation in Kennesaw, GA.