It was nice to know and appreciate that this would probably be the last I saw of a large number of Alcos. I had several days in town, working nights and plenty of time to prowl around. The yard ... (more)
Two units and a seemingly endless string of hopper ready to head back to the mine for a refill.
W.T. Carter and Brother engine was between gigs here and parked in the middle of nowhere on the line between Pine Bluff and Little Rock.
An CSX southbound coal train is ready to go with a colorful mix of power including a four axle UP.
Just an ordinary toaster getting some attention.
Looking good in what is now almost "back in the day". It now occurs to me that these units are getting a little old and are probably already dropping into the abyss which is whatever CS... (more)
After a interval of four years since our last meeting I caught this unit on a northbound train from an unusual spot.
It's nice after a merger, when the new company doesn't set out to totally butcher the image of the previous. This former L&N, former Seaboard System unit still presents a good image to shippers a... (more)
With a jaunty bell and my favorite CSX paint job this former Seaboard unit heading an eastbound train.
In the hole for an eastbound the leader of a westbound CSX train, running on NS, is idling in the weak winter sun late on a chilly day.
A representative of the greatest model of locomotives in the late twentieth century.
Departing southbound with a mixed bag of power.
I don't know about anybody else but it miss the old "pumpkins". They were useful late in life and colorful. We should all do as well. A great example of the pumpkin, this one had many grueling ... (more)
In the hole, in the dying rays of a cold winter sun this northbound train will be on the go again soon as the helpers of an eastbound NS unit coal train go whining by.
In the hole on NS trackage with a northbound (westbound on NS) hopper train and waiting to meet an eastbound NS man with unit coal, this unit has some time to cool down.