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)
CSXT GE units 5724 and 5709 have brought the New River Train back from Hinton, WV and have a green board to back down and let NKP Berkshire 765 depart for Huntington.
The final three “real” paint schemes of the Lake Superior & Ishpeming are demonstrated by this U25C/U23C/U23C lineup at Eagle Mills, Michigan. These units were replaced by secondhand BN GE’s, whic... (more)
Ready to next train.
A blue U34CH. In 1993, SEPTA acquired a pair of ex Erie Lackawanna U34CH units from NJ Transit. They were used to provide extra service during a major rail construction project. One of t... (more)
Having had a recent cosmetic restoration, Reading U30C #6300 glows in the afternoon sunshine at the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum in Hamburg, PA.