The power for RS97 sits at Brooks Ave. in Gates, NY on the cold and snowy day of 2/4/1979. The caboose for RS97 is visible behind the pole in the distance. The head end could not couple up to the ... (more)
Looks like the forecast on January 21, 1980 was for snow! A pair of B&O GP35's are in front of the Brooks Ave. yard office in Gates, NY.
Chessie train RS97 prepares to depart Brooks Yard at Beahan Road in Gates, NY on May 31, 1980.
Too early in the morning for this one to be on the job.
A GP-30 works the "hump" at the Brooks Ave. Yard. Cars were cut loose on the hump after a slight shove and they rolled down into the North Yard. Switches were all thrown by hand to get the cars on... (more)
Chessie power that came North on a loaded coal train is headed South on RS-1. The lead engines are a pair of G&W C-424m's, which are stopped in front of the yard office so the crew can get their o... (more)
A chop nosed WM geep switches out the North Yard at Brooks Ave.
The power for RS-97 is stopped in front of the yard office before it heads down to its train. It turned out that the coupler on the trailing unit was frozen and the crew could not make a good conn... (more)