Chessie System acquired a number of new GP15s in the early 1980s, and assigned several of them to a captive pool operating on the ex-Rock Island line west of Joliet. Once they arrived, the Henry ... (more)
EMD touted the GP50 as a do-anything locomotive, but in actual service it seemed more runner than dragger. The model did not live up to the manufacturer's hype and proved unpopular on many roads,... (more)
The North Little Rock-Newport train blasts though Beebe behind a GP60/GP38-2/GP60 trio.
Mail train. A Roger Puta Photograph
Statesville was a great spot to fan in the 1970s with good traffic that really moved, even though the plant was not exactly cutting-edge. Here is proof as a crew member runs ahead to line the way... (more)
Among the hottest trains on Southern Railway were those given the designation Comar, for co-ordinated motor and rail. One of the Comar fleet, 223 had just four cars this day, so the power - a tri... (more)
The daily sb long-distance local between Montgomery and Dothan has worked a small woodyard north of town and rolls by the ex-ACL downtown depot.
Right behind the geeps on this eastbound local is a load of coal destined for Columbus, GA, where it will wind up in the tenders of SR 722 and S&A 750, scheduled for a double-headed Birmingham to ... (more)