In the endless parade of trains around Horseshoe Curve another westbound freight grinds up the eastern slope of the Alleghenies with an SD-45 and SD-40 shoving hard on the cabin car.
The SD-45 and C-636 are in notch 8 as they shove a freight up the eastern slope of the Alleghenies. The open cab windows and doors provide little relief for the pusher crew from the cloud of exhau... (more)
Having completed its mandated 40 mile standing inspection this westbound freight soon will lift out behind a classic CPR lashup - M636/C424/C424/RS-3 (leased from the B&M) on its way from Montreal... (more)
This was one of ten SW1200RS's normally assigned to the CPR's Dominion Atlantic Railway in Nova Scotia. Occasionally one would be in Montreal for work at the Angus Shops. There was one SW1200RS a... (more)
The New York Central had 16 Lima 1200 H.P. road switchers. Two were rebuilt with EMD 1200 H.P. 12-567C engines in 1957. The 8062 and 8063 made it into the Penn Central era.
Two GP-40's have a very short train in tow as they clatter across the diamond with the CN's Valleyfield Sub.
The Penn Central merger was just six months old when this Pennsy SD-45 showed up in Montreal on the daily freight from Massena, NY. For years, the power was two, four-axle units, typically RS-3's... (more)
The Penn Central merger is 10 months old as this eclectic collection of diesels is at the Dewitt Yard diesel shop - U25B, FA-2, F3B, SD45, RS-32.
The New York Central received 10 C-430's just before the Penn Central merger in February 1968. Only 16 were built, going to the NYC. GB&W, SCL and Reading
The head end brakeman climbs aboard after the local running between Grand Island and Kearney has finished working the elevators at Wood River.
The power for NJ's Train 200 to Rouses Point, NY and CP RS-10 8594 for a local transfer wait patiently to get onto their trains in St. Luc's busy departure yard.
A local working between Grand Island and Kearney is safely off the mainline and working the elevators.
An eastbound freight with three units on the head end and three DPU's on the tail end grinds up the grade between Tunnels 17 and 16 on the ex-SP Cascade Line.
Four units on the head-end and manned pushers on the tail-end of an eastbound (railroad westbound) freight grind upgrade on their climb of the SP's Cascade Line from Oakridge to Cascade Summit.