Emory & Henry College is a great small liberal arts school located in a beautiful rural setting, made more beautiful today by two newly rebuilt units, 100 numbers apart. For some reason 4313 was ... (more)
Just a few hundred feet short of the Appalachian summit, at a slow but determined Run 8 pace, two brand new rebuilds one hundred numbers apart are looking good as they approach the friendly rural ... (more)
Originally BLE, rare beast to find. Reported now stored. Looks like the “kid in tennis shoes” as somebody described the EMD six-axle -2 locomotives. Photo by Mike Wikman, local railfan hero.
Easing along “in the hole” for a meet with EB #126 this unit is Class of 2021. I noticed they apparently did not upgrade the cooling.
Blasting thru with a monster train. This one and it’s EB counterpart are all I catch some days due to delays resulting from acceptable slidings being 30-40 miles apart and the broken knuckles, pu... (more)
Eastbound train roaring up the straight track prior to the struggle up Cajon Pass. Looks like that lead unit got some of CNW Zito yellow by accident.
EX L&N in a short-lived but nice modern paint scheme.
Photographer unknown. From my collection.
Presumably, in an effort to reduce team tensions and establish a corporate identity some corporate genius decided to splash CR on everything, taking an already ratty looking operation into a new l... (more)
I remember being taken aback when first I saw these. No dynamics, no subtlety there, unique spotting feature of the C&NW. Photographer unknown. From my collection.
Somehow, though SP had hundreds, the U boats always seemed like rarities. I guess it was because they were first things stored, disliked by crews, etc. This one arriving from the Bay Area has mi... (more)
The spoilers have gotten to this one but not his companion. Photo by Mike Dolenski. Where are you Mikey?
Newly married and off to a new career in California and thrilled to see SP in it's native land. Back in the day when large crews decorated the end platforms and Alcos were rather commonplace.
Photographer unknown, from my collection.