Coal drag NS 959 blasts through Ada, West Virginia, located a few miles east of Bluefield, on its eastward journey.
An eastbound trailer train is about to enter New Portage Tunnel at Tunnelhill, Pa. The power plant in Ebensburg is evident in the background.
It's only mid-afternoon but the shadows already cover the valley floor in the West Virginia coal fields. A mine run has placed its empties and will now gather the loads.
Running on the Northeast Corridor, a Harrisburg-bound train of coal empties pass through Greenbelt, Maryland.
Eastbound autoracks, Q276, blasts through Cook Mill, Pa.
This BN whiteface C-boat is northbound on the Sioux City Sub a few miles south of Fremont, NE.
BN 5001 with a couple Oakway SD60s hustles empty hoppers beneath the CB&Q-style signal bridge near Greenwood, NE. Coal trains were commonplace at the time and there has been a startling downturn i... (more)
A BN C30-7 in the desert. Displaced from coal service by the ubiquitous SD70MACs, older worn out BN power found its way to the Santa Fe. Here, the BN green contributes to a colorful trio ... (more)
The familiar chugging sound of 16 cylinder FDLs fills the air as the "Green Machines" head west from Eagle Mills to the Tilden Mine for more iron ore.
Three merger painted Santa Fe units GE C30-7 8055, F45 5959, blue/yellow GP38-2 2379 and GP30 2780 at Cleburne, Texas.
Five Santa Fe units racing by leading a northbound empty coal train near Cleburne, Texas on April 21,1985.
Light helpers catch the last rays of sun as they roll westbound through Flat Top Yard against a background of blazing fall colors.
Helper set and two C30-7 with DPU units
Santa Fe GE C30-7 8092 and 8061 in merger paint scheme.