Former ACL unit.
"Monstrosity" might be a better model name for this beast. Perhaps "Horrible Heffalump" There were lots of old E unit prime movers around in those days and the guys at Waycro... (more)
A two-step "waist" ahead of the cab marks this unit as an early version of the NW2. Note the trucks. SCL was an early adopter of roller bearings.
Lest we long too much for the "Good Old Days" note that in these IC Industries had busied themselves bottling fizzy sugar water or something else of similar importance. But the GEs of t... (more)
Anticipating a merger, L&N numbered these in a new number series. I didn't work out.
Retired but reflecting the look of a earlier era.
Originally TC, this unit was switching. At times it was a slug mom but on this date the unit was teamed with a C420. I wish now we had shot some of those US Steel hoppers.
Somewhere eastbound as I recall.
A visit to Ryan Ballard. Thanks for the hospitality. RIP
A little railfanning while driving a friend to survival school.
Prominent in this photo is a once ubiquitous symbol we should have kept, and another.............
Carrying the classic white flags designating an extra train, the crew is backing down onto maintenance of equipment.
Come on, who doesn't like gyralites, Mars Lights, etc.? Hearing that roar in a deep Georgia night and watching that light sweeping the landscape will make you a believer.
A ubiquitous model working a chemical plant. I would love to see a book on the many travels of these excellent products of the Paducah rebuilt shop. Like CF7s and GP16s they ended up almost ever... (more)