Twice destroyed, twice rebuilt
At the altitude of 1775 meters, the massive Carrión viaduct is the first major bridge on the Fabulous line climbing the Andes from Lima. It was reb... (more)
The cab section of NS 8661 is on display in front of Virginia Museum of Transportation.
The sun is finally breaking through the morning fog as NS 8563 leads an empty hopper train westbound out of Bluefield yard.
Cruising southbound on Norfolk Southern’s “Rathole” line is a intermodal train at Mountain View, Tennessee, on May 16, 1994.
Running long hood forward, in N&W and Southern tradition, NS 8560 highballs a TOFC train southbound through High Point.
Nose to nose, two Norfolk Southern C39-8’s pull a northbound freight through Teel, Virginia. Some may think that this is neat, but the sight of a non-first-generation long hood first leader holds ... (more)
The main brigdes of the Central Andean Railway are nicely signposted. This is mostly useful for the monthly tourist trains.
FCCA 1026 climbing the Andes is about to cross the massive Carrion Bridge
A pair of C39-8s are seen running long-hood forward on the former Nickel Plate mainline. Tom Golden photo.
New meets new. A new Conrail C39-8 is seen departing the IHB's Blue Island Yard while a new NS SD60 awaits delivery to its new owner. 13 years later, the units would become siblings on the NS ro... (more)
A pair of new Conrail GE C39-8s lead an older relative on an eastbound freight departing the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
"Last Man Standing"
Pennsylvania Northeastern C39-8 8212 brings up the rear of W230 westbound by the Ambler Boiler House in Ambler, PA. Normally this run is performed overnight, ... (more)
PN 8212 Passes an old freight house in Ivyland, Pa. an old caboose sits retired along side on what was a siding at one point.