Engineer Barney Gramling inspects is locomotive before turing in for the night. He and the rest of the SRI crew have a long weekend ahead for the PM 1225 photo charter event.
Metre gauge 2-4-6-0T Mallet stands infront of broad gauge 2-8-4T No 0182 in the mixed gauge engine yard at Regua. Both engines were built by Henschel & Shn, Kassel, Germany.
38 years earlier, RENFE oil-fired 4-8-4 No 242F-2008 storms uphill through the pass of Pacorbo with a southbound freight train.
Black '5' 4-6-0 No 45496 takes water at Helmsdale before detaching the old Highland Railway TPO (travelling post office) from the morning Inverness to Wick/Thurso train.
The trim ex-FEC Pacific lifts a good sized train out of Macon. My pace car, a 1950 Buick Special, awaits to join the chase on the right.
The job is not over yet... Hostler Randy Ridgely works on cleaning up the Pacific after a run to Gainesville.
As the geep gets tested at Northtown, the past isn't forgotten by employees of the BN.
Driver's assistant watching conductor while checking safety of the couplers.
A filthy dash-9 is on point rather than one of the other three clean ones behind it.
Last empty train out of Copper Hill heads north towards Etowah. The the 80 car train is looped over itself with the power on the lower level. Hasselblad 501c Fuji
Last empty train out of Copper Hill heads north towards Etowah. Hasselblad 501c Fuji
Mamiya 645 color negative
Machines may have replaced gandy dancers but the human touch is still required, as work continues on A track today. Canon 20D and 17-40mm lens, 1/400 sec. exp., f8.0, ISO 100.