L&N U30Cs are at the head of a loaded Harlee Branch coal train on the connection from the mainline, but they wait as the mixed train to Macon departs first. Couple maybe interesting sidenotes: T... (more)
A spiffy looking unit leads this southbound grain extra waiting to pull south and enter the treacherous Nolichucky gorge. A bygone seen, as the yard now lies empty and rusting.
Pre-SBD/CSX coal train power - A sb coal train is about ready to pull at Bostic, connection point for Clinchfield and SAL/SCL. Up front is SCL SDP35 1962, followed by a pair of SD40s and a U30C, a... (more)
ex-BN 1504:2, ex-ex-BN 1889, nee NP 266
Back to back GP7's in the form of BAR 62 and 69 arrive with 55 cars at Northern Maine Junction. This train was the daily Searsport job and seemed to handle a large amount of tank car traffic.
As a college student one has, shall we say, other interests, and thus one can remind oneself of that when one feels stupid for not taking more pictures of the treasures on one's doorstep.
This is the new way of fueling. Here a SB coal train getting a drink of nectar prior to departure.
I can't let the night go by without an Alco. Somehow that jaunty bell on the ex-Monons just seem to set them apart.
In those days it seemed like L&N changed the Corbin Division switchers every year and we didn't figure this would be here long so we just sad for a couple of hours and drank in the sound, burble b... (more)
A pair of IC geeps and a CN Caboose idle at the South end of the Champaign Yard.
Huron and Eastern switches the Vassar yard with Central Michigan 8905 and Minnesota Northern GP9 1471.