The first morning of WC operations and a freshly patched ex SOO GP35.
After the Lehigh Valley took over the CNJ lines in Pennsylvania in 1972, the LV main between Bethlehem and Lehighton was redundant trackage. The LV chose to keep the tracks operational, primarily ... (more)
And the wait begins...after a trip up the hill shoving at the rear of this log train, Jerry situates the 1202 on the main while logs are removed from the loaded train parked on the pass. It may ta... (more)
Chuck Amidon photo.
The 1202 and 1201 await their job at the rear of the log train which is soon to depart the dock with 40 loads of waterwood destined for the dry-sort yard, 9½ miles away.
How many towns built how many roads parallel to railroad tracks that the town was built up around throughout the world, and the town named these roads Railroad Avenue? I've lost count but here's ... (more)
As I recall this unit was nee-WM. It's typical Railtex (now Railamerica), off its home line.
Once assigned to Ottawa Valley Railway, 4200 heads back into the yard for another cut of cars to switch.