Originally L&N, built in the Family Lines era and one of the few that had a high headlight.
Waiting for a crew, apparently, this unit heads a southbound train in its mixed livery.
Shop forces have used a little ingenuity on the numberboards of this former-C&O unit now clad in the somber tones known as "stealth".
Rather amazing that this L&N lettering continued to exist years after the merger. The haters somehow missed it.
The ex-RFP GP40s didn't last long. I was happy to catch this NB freight in the late afternoon sun.
Almost the last of the butt heads as far as EMD was concerned. I'm always looking for a good place to photograph them outside of huge yards. Any suggestions?
Not many units had their had their old paint this intact this long after the merger.
One of the earlier repaints into this yellow nose variation for CSX drops downgrade into the big horseshoe curve at East Stone Gap. This particular iteration of the CSX paint scheme was called &qu... (more)
The painter had still missed several units after a few years and some power was on lease so there goodies around every turn here in the place I will always remember for giving me 41/2 great years.
GP30 4236, in B&O livery, couples up to a cut of cars in Glenwood Yard in 1995.
What is that switching the "Santa Train". Sometimes the workaday players are interesting too. These were rebuilt by C&O, reduced to 2000HP and they lasted for several years, doing a g... (more)
ex B&O 3823
It won't be be CSXT for long. Built for SAL, this unit had been SCL, SBD and was now ready go to probably its last owner Nashville & Eastern. Being in the early carbody, which resembled the U28B... (more)
The early run of road slugs used mostly GP30 and GP35 cores so the few 40s were something to find. I was delighted to locate this one. We had no idea this idea would work as well as it has.
A short merchandise train departs northward for the big yard in Russell.