802 was a F5 when the CRR got her in 12-16-48 later upgraded to a F7A. Retired in 8-79, was painted black in 1974. Shipped to EMD 2-15-80 on an SCL order.
C&O veteran engineer Lon Venters Jr. is at the controls as 192 passes through Pikeville on the south end of town. The posted speed through the town was 30 mph. Knowing Lon I know he will waste no... (more)
Ex-MKT unit (via PNC) leading a great looking set of power on what was then a rather decrepid railroad.
During times of motive power shortages SP puts together sets of power for use in captive "hauler" service between it's large West Colton yard and points west in the Los Angeles basin. He... (more)
Its a chilly Spring afternoon on the D&H North end as railfans scramble to get the late running NS 938 with the Pennsy heritage unit trailing second out. Meanwhile in the mist of the chaos there ... (more)
NS 201 and 202, a relatively recently established service lane, are the only intermodal trains that traverse the entire length of Norfolk Southern's ex- N&W Hagerstown District. Here northbound T... (more)
One of UP's newer GE's could use a bath as it leads the Roper train (WCRO) over the top of the hill at Erie, an altitude of about 3,100 ft.
SP's unit oil train from Bakersfield to Carson was climbing the Tehachapi grade at Tunnel two near Caliente
Southbound 5469, carries some road grime on its face, and ES44AC-H GE demonstrator #2022 second out. The sharp spire of 9182' Mount Thielsen rises in the distance.
An eastbound coal train with all six headlights blazing is about to cross the Belt Line at Utah Junction.
Sporting one of those odd Canadian National cabs, Q125 heads south thru Byromville, Georgia trying to get the train up to speed.
Hopefully headed for the wash rack next, this very dirty UP ES44AC eases the daily Roseville, CA to West Colton, CA manifest train into a 15 MPH slow order just south of Ilmon which is the base of... (more)