All dressed up and no place to go, literally. CRR had the nice habit of paintin' em up real purdy and auctioning them off to the public. Where has all the class gone?
This is one I wish I had seen on a train. I believe it was originally Monon and gave from L&N. What happened to the original 1065?
Shorn of its cupola this Santa Fe-style caboose is ending it's days in M of W service. I believe this was a one-of-a-kind on CRR. Incidentally the cast aluminum steps were apparently unique as w... (more)
Nearly new and already acquiring a CRR patina, known to the less sophisticated as grime.
202 is waiting to push on the back of this loaded coal train headed South out of Erwin Yard.
The "One Spot" is hostled back to the shop after an all-steam solo Erwin-St. Paul (VA) roundtrip. Note the diesel m.u. hoses so trailing B-units could be controlled by the steamer's engineer. The ... (more)
103 waits on a crew to head North, while 390 heads out of Erwin yard going North with it's empties.
Southbound coal ready to roll as Poplar helper returns after an earlier shove.
NB empty train is setting out empties on the north end of the yard. Single unit train is rather uncommon here.
This is not photoshop gone horribly wrong. It's a paint job gone horribly wrong. Note the radio control installed in the nose in the stylish location. Unit was originally SCL.