Now THAT is a plume! Well, admittedly it's overkill, but dramatic nonetheless. UP's world famous 4-8-4 climbs east through Echo Canyon on a sunny October 22, 1978 afternoon. UP President John C. K... (more)
A westbound B&O manifest was climbing upgrade at Brackens, PA on Oct. 22, 1978, led by GP38 No. 3833. The fifth unit was a WM F unit. At this point, B&O was literally running the remaining WM F ... (more)
An eastbound B&O manifest was dropping downgrade at Philson, PA on Oct. 22, 1978, led by GP40-2 No. 4255. Note the background. There is obvious damage from a past forest fire. Today, the forest... (more)
A Union Pacific steam special climbs the 1.14% ruling grade through Echo Canyon at Emory, Utah.
An extremely heavy B&O westbound manifest leaves a healthy plume of diesel exhaust as it slowly grinds upgrade west of Glencoe, PA on October 22, 1978. Fifth and sixth in the consist are two loco... (more)
B&O westbound Cumberland-Buffalo manifest, the Empire State, slowly climbs around the curve at Mance, Pa on October 22, 1978 with three GP9s. I always liked the way B&O named its hottest freight ... (more)
Coming out of its own GE haze of smoke, the Selkirk to Croxton manifest passes the unseen loyal Haworth railfans who gathered at the site of the razed NYC depot for years. Great guys; but the bes... (more)
CRIP freight arrives at Burlington from Columbus Junction.
Conrail 4022 on loan to NJ DOT leads NY&LB commuter over Navesink River