CSX SD50 8557 and HLCX SD40M-2 6515, an ex Erie Lackawanna SDP45 takes Q143 down the Manchester Subdivision at Union City, Georgia in October 2004. (Slide Scan)
Conrail’s Hagerstown Secondary crosses in the foreground, as the modern iteration of “Reading 96”, CSX R342 (Cumberland to Enola), approaches NC Tower in Hagerstown. Two Chessie SD50s (CS/C... (more)
Happy Halloween! LGSR 426 pauses with its train as passengers disembark from one of the days excursions.
During May 2003 no one foresaw that this scene would be dropped into the history books come the summer of 2018. It was common sense to know the SD50s would become a rare sight but in May of 2003 i... (more)
After the fog lifts, an EMD leader.
Former Rio Grande SD-50 5517 shows off its brand new Southern Pacific paint scheme in the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
A westbound empty coal train climb the hill on Union Pacific rails by Tower B in downtown Omaha as seen from the 16th St. viaduct.
As the sunsets on a beautiful March day, a CSX SD50 leads westbound auto train Q279 under the New York Central searchlights signals at the Depew Amtrak Station as the train approaches the crew cha... (more)
An extended work assignment with frequent trips to the Chicago suburbs has afforded me the chance to explore the lines in the area in the late afternoons. I was surprised to see this refugee from ... (more)
Chessie System C&O SD50 8574 westbound at Niagara Falls, Ontario on December 14, 1986.
The morning shuffle is at hand with various war wagon EMD vets working the drill blocks as a Q433-10 departs in a cloud of exhaust on the far right to the Fast Freight for it's double.
Two SD50’s lead a westbound manifest up the ruling grade on the Southern Tier line at McClure, New York. McClure is about halfway between Deposit and Gulf Summit.
A yard job with a SD50 and a SD40-2 moves some containers around that are eventually bound for Pan Am.