Number 116 was an ex-Central of Georgia unit that was initially leased, then sold to Westmoreland Coal to work the loadout at the Appalachia, VA transloader. That's exactly what it's doing here. I... (more)
On June 5, 1985, a Norton-bound Interstate hill crew throttles back up after waiting for a mine run on the Dorchester Branch to clear the diamond. The branch was abandoned several years ago. The t... (more)
After loading at Paragon as U55, NS SD70M-2 2756 switches the former Interstate Andover Yard long hood forward. This engine was MU'ed with NS 1142. When U55 was finished loading, U49 used 1142 an... (more)
JULY 11, 1985; BULLS GAP; TO C&E NUMBER FIRST 121; ENGINE 6558 DISPLAY SIGNALS RUN AS FIRST 121 BULLS GAP TO ANDOVER. TAKE SIDING MEET EXTRA 3226 EAST AT YUMA. MEET EXTRA 5228 EAST AT TITO.
Andover, VA, May 27, 1985: Few diesel locomotives were more fearsome looking than a Southern SD45. The company had them set-up to operate long hood forward, as noted by the signature high-mounted ... (more)