The Reading heritage unit leads Norfolk Southern train 13R south through Reidsville, North Carolina on a 95° June afternoon.
Bethlehem Steel’s Patapsco & Back Rivers painted one of its EMD-re-engined Baldwin S12’s in a bicentennial scheme. Here the tribute unit works at the mill in Sparrows Point, Maryland.
Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and New England SW7 44 works a cut of gondolas at the yard in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and New England SW7 34, assisted by a slug of unknown origins, waits for a switch to enter the Bethlehem yard.
Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and New England 27, a 39 year old NW2, pauses with slug 09 near the Lynn Street overpass in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Tucked in the middle of a 71-car westbound manifest , a set of mid-train helpers work through Wagon Mound New Mexico. The l... (more)
Three Santa Fe SD39’s lead a 71-car westbound manifest through the eastbound semaphores at Wagon Mound, New Mexico. The westbound semaphore can be seen dropping from a clear to a stop indication. ... (more)
Santa Fe train 804 tries to outrun impending storms as it knocks down the semaphore at Wagon Mound, New Mexico. With just six cars, 804 wasn’t a profitable run on this day.
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest passes the semaphores at Levy, New Mexico on Santa Fe’s Raton Pass line. In the distance, a westbound is waiting on the siding.
An 86 car eastbound Santa Fe manifest rolls into the passing track at Levy, New Mexico. While freights were scarce at this time, thy have since become nonexistent.
An eastbound Santa Fe intermodal train works upgrade at Cajon, California. Two EMD models with flared radiators are in the middle of the consist – a GP40X and an SD45.
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest eases downgrade on the south track at Cajon, California.
In an everyday scene that now seems so alien, a Santa Fe caboose punctuates an eastbound pig train climbing Cajon Pass.
An eastbound train, with 49 TOFC flats, makes the ascent of Cajon Pass. The train is seen here rounding Sullivan’s curve at 2:20 pm on May 5, 1984.
A pair of Santa Fe GP30’s enters Sullivan’s Curve as it drifts down the Cajon Pass Grade. They have just helped an intermodal train up to Cajon Summit, and are headed for their next push.