Hennepin Job: On a crisp fall day, this former CPRail RS18u runs light to the end of the line to service a plastics company. The track arrangement means you can only fit the engine and one ... (more)
CFS 1819 enroute to Matapedia.
A patched Lehigh & Hudson River C420 and a repainted Lehigh Valley RS11 stand on a house track at Bethlehem, Pannsylvania.
What Did They do to You?
Until I came across this forgotten slide, I would have sworn that none of Conrail’s MT4 or MT6 slugs ever locked knuckles with an Alco road switcher of the... (more)
As 765 is in town running the Steam in the Valley through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The 4241 leads the Scenic train over the Chippewa Creek after picking up new riders at Brecksville Station.... (more)
Make Life Last, Put Safety First. Important words to live by, especially when working in industry. At the Plaster City, California processing plant DL-535-E #112 spots its train of hopper ... (more)
The colorful Alco that worked for a time on Yreka Western heads west with some empty chip cars.
Countless Alco switchers were rebuilt with Caterpillar or Cummins engines, and sold to small mine operations throughout Appalachia. Most had their cabs removed or sealed s... (more)
Three RS-11s from the North Central Texas Railroad have arrived at the MKT Ney yard in Fort Worth, with a transfer job.
A former NYC RS-3 is in charge of Penn Central's Pittsfield-Adams (MA) local freight as it crosses the Cheshire Reservoir causeway at Cheshire, MA, northbound on a spring morning. This part of the... (more)
ex-API #5 [ALCo RS3] (servicable, but unused)
Locomotive believed to be ex-Birmingham Southern #151.
Has since been adopted by a preservation group.
Ghost in the nightChicago & North Western Alco C628 sits under a ghostly coaling tower on a foggy night in Escanaba, Michigan, in October 1984.
Immediately after its formation, Conrail transferred all six-axle Alco Centuries to Ohio for use in iron ore drag freight service. Of course a lot of that ore was destined for the steel mills in t... (more)
Ohio River S6 #56 switches the Kenova coal terminal in October of 1995.
Snow, Stacks, and Centuries
Eastbound Sea-Land stack train NTV-4 rolls past the site of the Erie yard in Deposit, New York. Two C430’s and a GP18, all two decades old, are handlin... (more)