In the mid-1970s, Santa Fe rebuilt three Alco RSD15s with EMD components and dubbed them CRSD20 diesels. These were used on the hump at the railroad's massive new yard in Barstow, California, whi... (more)
In the sweet light at 5:50PM one of the Selkirk Hump sets shoves yet another cut of cars over the hump as the air is filled with the slow and steady drone of the SD40-2 with squealing flanges from... (more)
RC SD40-2 takes a ride down the hump to go get another cut of cars to build more trains. The classic B&O's here are of the few and far between on the subdivision.
CSX hump power shoves a train over the Selkirk hump at 15:05. Slug #1015 is an MT-6 built by Conrail as #1118 from PC RSD-12 #6858 (PRR # 8658). The SD40-2 is ex L&N.
Since we chasing the MILW 261 we stoped for a quick shot of some more classics as the hump power set goes about its dutys. Notice the blower behind the cab!?! Any info?
Southern Pacific SD9 3960 (ex-5487) and SD7 1430 (ex-2730, nee-5323) work the hump at the Industry Yard in southern California. Note the different signal lights on the two SDs.
New Power for a New YardSP SD38-2 2975 is one of six units built (in April 1973) for use on then-new West Colton Yard's hump. It is seen here, teamed with slug 100 and SD38-2 2971, ... (more)
Dual flags X Soo Line SD40-2 pushes cars over the hump at Saint Paul Yard
Clean Chessie SD waits for the call to work. The long nose was the front on these,hence the Chessie "C" on it- only the front of a Chessie unit recieved the C.