Reading train arriving Allentown
Eastbound KYLE train ready to depart Goodland led by one of few KYLE units to get this paint scheme and maybe only big GE.
The LS&I currently has four sets of CEFX AC4400CWs, plus a pair of U30Cs (3000 & 3009) and a pair of C30-7s (3073 & 3074) in regular service. Here, the U30C pair (possibly the last active U30s in ... (more)
Allegedly upgraded to 3000 HP but still looking exactly like its as-built U28C model, one of only four on the L&N and handed down via SBD.
Yes, that is a coal seam in the upper background above my favorite CSX GE.
A Union Pacific GE U30C and two C30-7 units are all clean under a clear blue sky in Cheyenne.
Dead and shoved to the end of track was not a sign of the demise of this unit. These would carry on a few more years.
Louisville & Nashville U30C #1498 leading a Tampa bound coal train past the former depot site. #1498 was built September 1972 and later renumbered to CSX #7228
Southbound unit coal train on a lousy day has a great consist, not one of those 7FDLs has a muffler and the chugging would delight even a dedicated GE-hater.
A C&S U30C leads three SD's and another U30C on a freight through the outpost of Federal, WY.
Northbound departing train is probably a turn/local to Patio Yard, as evidenced by the mixed freight. I like the matched set of gloriously unmuffled chuggers.
Westbound SP train in Tehachapi's East end Walong siding
Oh they were turkeys but four of them on a big coal train was sweet music nevertheless. This southbound is nearing the end of double track on its trek to a powerplant somewhere.
Riding the rails as the once proud General Electric unit of the Burlington Northern Railroad now sits on display in Gillette for railfans and non-railfans alike to view. The unit sits all alone on... (more)
DH train passing under EL Starucca Viaduct