Two northbound Delaware & Hudson trains pause side-by-side in Afton, New York. For four months, more and more Susquehanna yellow has been appearing on the D&H, as Boston & Maine, Maine Central, an... (more)
In June 1988, the Susquehanna took delivery of four new B40-8’s, intended to bump their increasingly trouble-prone C430’s off of their stack trains, which were the hottest trains on the Southern T... (more)
Nickel Plate 765 wheels the eastbound New River Train through the Kanawha River Valley approaching Kanawha Falls, West Virginia.
With a replenished water supply, Nickel Plate 765 storms out of Montgomery, West Virginia.. The fourth coach of 1986 New River Train is rolling past the fire department tanker that provided the fi... (more)
The eastbound 1986 New River Train takes a pause at Montgomery, West Virginia. Nickel Plate 765 simmers while the local fire department fills its tank.
Great Western consolidation 60 gave up hauling sugar beets in 1965, and came east to the tourist hauling Black River & Western in New Jersey. The 2-8-0 has now been hauling passengers for over a h... (more)
PRR Brill doodlebug 4666 prepares to depart Ringoes, New Jersey. The 1930 gas-electric has quite a boomer history, having served on the Arcade & Attica, Penn View Mountain, and the New Hope & Ivyl... (more)
Black River & Western RS1 57 and CF7 42 stand at the Road’s headquarters in Ringoes, New Jersey. The Alco began life as Washington Terminal 57, and now is stored on a siding in Quakertown, Pennsyl... (more)
Black River & Western T6 56 comes to life alongside former roster members of what are arguably the two most iconic railroads in the United States. On the left is Santa Fe CF7 2419, which will soon... (more)
In the mid-1980’s, the Black River & Western acquired former AT&SF CF7’s 2419 and 2421, brokered by the Blue Mountain & Reading, who bought several dozen of the rebuilt road switchers from the San... (more)
I didn’t manage to make it to Milwaukee Road territory until after its acquisition by the Soo Line. While many of the locomotives were already patched, there were still “pure” MILW units to be see... (more)
A pair of Louisville & Nashville U-boats work their way through the yard in Loyall, Kentucky. U25B 1623, built in 1964, is partnered with 1973-vintage U23B 2713.
A Louisville & Nashville SD40-2 leads a train past the St. Paul yard office in Virginia coal country.
A Louisville & Nashville SD40-2 in Family Lines paint waits to be sent out of the engine terminal in Corbin, Kentucky. The unit is still on the CSX roster as its 8069.
Louisville & Nashville SD40-2 3581 mingles with some GE’s in outside of the shops in Corbin, Kentucky. The unit continues in service today as CSX SD40-3 4075.