This local freight serves a small lumber plant every morning with supplies from nearby manufacturers. I heard the train coming from about a mile away, and I was on the wrong hill. I scrambled acro... (more)
Conrail was the second-largest purchaser of the SD50, rostering 135 of the big EMD’s. Here one of them leads an eastbound coal train through Bridgeport, Pennsylvania on the former Reading main lin... (more)
Led by CR SD50 6757 plus three additional (including CR C32-8 6618), Conrail’s PYSE (Potomac Yard to Selkirk), operating on CSX rails between Anacostia and Park Jct., has just entered the single m... (more)
Eastbound CNW coal train using UP S Morrill Sub was approaching Northport. Since this photo the line has had another track added.
An eastbound freight rolls into Green River behind two CNW EMD units and a Union Pacific GE.
On a dry February 24, 1986, a southbound Denver and Rio Grande Western coal train crests the grade at Palmer Lake, Colorado powered by a trio of EMD SD50s led by No. 5501, and soon, the train will... (more)
B&Ps newest acquisitions, 3 LTEX SD50s all former KCS are now being leased by the B&P. One is seen here leading the Salamanca to Riker train south out of Salamanca.
During a November snowstorm, the North Reading Fast Freight rolls by Greenwood Lake with wine cars bound for a distributor in Scranton.
BUOI approaches the interlocking at Rutherford Junction. At left in the distance is the former Erie RR "BJ" Tower which once protected the interlocking (and is still standing as of 2019... (more)
Conrail CGAL has nearly completed its run from Corning, NY while approaching the interlocking at CP HAM. The train is overtaking CP/D&H train 556 which is led by an NS SD60/C39-8 duo.
Freshly-painted ex-MoPac SD50M 5033 is on the point of the North Reading Fast Freight, waiting at Packerton for the LGSR train to depart before it can leave Jim Thorpe.
Three brand-new Missouri Pacific EMD SD50 locomotives power a coal train at Dupo, Missouri, in December 1984. Dupo is located south of St. Louis on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River.
DRGW 5515 and 3 other SD50's have just begun loading at the Pittsburgh & Midway mine near Oak Creek, Colorado. This mine is now inactive and everything in this photo, except the rails, has been re... (more)
New Conrail SD50s 6708 & 6701 power this Buffalo-Enola train on the south end of Conrail's Corning Secondary track. Before Conrail, this was Reading Lines track from West Milton to Williamsport.
It is August of 1984 and two SD50's fronted by 8531, come south at Lakeland, FL with unit coal hoppers.