Bearing a classy Morrison Knudsen builder's plate this formerly MILW switcher is resting in the summer sun at home base. We need to have builder's plates again. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my... (more)
Looks like a hot day, with crickets whirring and little going on. Certainly the snow fighting equipment can rest easy. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
One source says this unit was Illinois Terminal 1200 but the hood shows this is 1210. It was owned by N&W after IT. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.
This engine would be scrapped here in 1996, after this unfortunate remnant of the Erie had failed. Photo by unknown, from my collection.
The only model I even operated solo. A favorite. Nice portrait by Dave Petke, from my collection.
A local freight rattles along in this small town led by a thinly disguised ex-Chessie unit. Photo by Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
A former C of G unit with one of their homemade stacks is now working the gigantic prep plant which utilized many old switchers, most with a truck engines in the radiator section. Nowadays this i... (more)
Not sure exactly which railroad this was leased to. This was not long after this line became a shortline.
Photo by Mike Sosalla. From my collection. We miss you pal.
Formerly TASD. Note the mismatched trucks.
Modern version. Probably in Beckville. Photo by Dave Petke, from my collection.
As my Kentucky sojourn was ending I decided to get back to over to this operation. While not as exciting as the Alco alligator that was here previously it was good to see at least one of the rare... (more)
Used as a power car for a rail welding operation. I would guess from the radiator & single stack there is a smaller engine than the original in there. Photo by Michael Singer, from my collection.
I would guess without checking that this was a former MILW unit. I got a few shots on this business trip before a dingbat ran a red light, ruined by rental car and the rest of my day off.