A Conrail Allentown yard job works the west end of the yard as morning fog lingers in the Lehigh River Valley. With Penn Central roots, Conrail’s fleet of nineteen U23C’s seemed to keep their assi... (more)
Switching to former a new train.
Empty train heading SF30C and other C30´s. This SF30C its a ex-ATSF #8708,original GE U36C. In 1986 ATSF modified to SF30´s with new nuber ATSF #9527, LRCX #9527 like a photo here in RP id: 549695
Train loaded with bauxite, crossing the city of Volta Redonda.
A Detroit Edison coal train is parked at Lowellville, OH presumably on PLE trackage. The U30Cs and SD40s borrowed EMD's demo scheme from the SD45 era circa 1966.
Little snow, but icy conditions greet ten year old PC 2653, a U25B built in December 1965, and a pair of Southern Pacific SD40s at Penn Central's 56th St. Yard in Chicago, IL. In a few months 2653... (more)
Northern Pacific GE U28Cs numbered 2800-2811 rated at 3,000 HP, and had 3,500-gallon fuel tanks.
From a vantage point that Lewis & Clark would themselves have appreciated, an eastbound trundles over the Clark Fork River bridge nearing Bonner.
Waiting to new crew.
Mixed traction GE and EMD #5203-5 (SD40M-3) with empty train going to Rio de Janeiro.
A quartet of Detroit Edison locomotives lead coal loads northward on Conrail's, formerly the MGA's, Manor Branch at approximately M 5.1.
Fighting the steep eastbound grade of San Timoteo Canyon, SP 8693 charges under a signal bridge making good time with gobs of black smoke billowing from her exhaust. What was beautiful to railfans... (more)