Orange And Blue. GMTX 173 (née-Longview, Portland & Northern Railway [LPN] 130, SW 1500, 12/1969) spent the first 30 or so years of it life operating on a shortline switching between an In... (more)
Two Cliffs bottle trains meet at Lakefront yard in East Chicago. Both switchers still retain ArcelorMittal colors for now.
LRS crew has just cut one of the three SW1500s off their train to take some tank cars into Laurinburg. The two motors on the right will couple onto the rear of the train.
Waiting. The crew waits for the blue flag to be removed so that they can shove the cars into the IP facility.
Shoving. The crew shoves a load of cars for International Paper across the road and toward the plant facility.
Hops Time at Coors
Neat hoppers add a neat detail loading of Hops at the Coors elevator in Golden.
Stumbled across this little line while looking at retired airplanes.
Street Running. The SAN 1300 runs down the middle of Tybee Street with a load of cars from Deepstep Road.
Working the Yard. The SAN 1400 pulls forward in the yard with its load of cars.
Working the Interchange. The SAN 1500 pulls forward with its slug unit as they build a train at the interchange to return to the Sandersville yard just north of town.
Working the Interchange. One of the three SAN jobs of the day picks up some cars from the NS Interchange at Tennille.
Ready to Move. After pulling these cars from a nearby side track, this SAN job waits to enter the yard between Sandersville and Tennille.
A pair of classic EMD 1500hp switchers idle between jobs at PBNE’s forlorn looking Bethlehem, PA yard. Though these motors once handled the sprawling Bethlehem Steel furnaces and mills they now ... (more)
Long gone scene never to be repeated
A KCS local pulls a box car and a string of empty centerbeams at S. Blue Valley.