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)
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.
RRC owner Terry Respondek gives commands to guest engineer Sonny Sellers as he moves engines around at the shop. Thank you for a great day Mr. Respondek!
You have to like owner-operator locomotives! Terry Respondek put on a great show for some rail fans that visited on their way back from Summerail at Cincy.
Light power heading north with some rail fans on board.
A pair of beautifully painted and very clean Squaw Creek engines pull 9 grain cars up the grade along Eskew Rd in coal country north of Boonville.
On the way to Squaw Creek, the two new units pass through fields filled with wild flowers. Canon 350D.
At the end of the trip, the train pulls into the yard at Yankeetown, and the units will be shut down. The train will be switched out tomorrow. Canon 350D.
RRC 11 is believed to be an ex Seaboard Air Line SDP35.
On the way back to Yankeetown, Terry throttles up #11 and #20 after a brief stop while paralleling Eskew Road, just north of Highway 61. Canon 350D.
Nearing the end of the line at Yankeetown, the Squaw Creek manifest rounds the curve and heads under IN highway 66. This is the first run for the new RR. Canon 350D.