It's spring in some of the driest country in the US and because railfans came it's overcast and cool. Sad to see the operation shut a few years later. The railroad appears to be still there, tho... (more)
Once the companion of Alligators, this ex-SOU unit has a more mundane, ex-BN partner by this time. They have brought the daily train down to unload at the usual ambling gait. These old "Boats" m... (more)
Just after sun-up, recently delivered U30cs lead a UP eastbound down Cajon's eastern slope.
What some people consider the most ill-concieved paint scheme in modern railroad history may rarely have looked better than on this matched set of GEs preparing to leave Corbin Ky on a brisk Octob... (more)
In those days this was a thriving community in the middle of nowhere. You had to want to go there to get there. The railroad was in beautiful shape. Check the satellite photos to see it now. S... (more)
LS&I U25C 2501 is seen on lease to the DT&I. With the close of the shipping season on the Great Lakes the LS&I would lease out what ever units it could.
From my slide collection by KEN BORG.
This was supposedly the last Lanesboro detour train before the remnants of the old Penn Division were forever abandoned. The first train to go thru the rebuilt tunnel at Tunnel, NY would depart Bi... (more)
One of Santa Fe's unique U30CGs sits in the engine facility at Cleburne, Texas, on March 3, 1973. Originally purchased for use on the Santa Fe's passenger trains, the General Electric U30CG featu... (more)
Repairs are going on on the roof of SPCC44 while the train has stopped for a while on the main line. This is a difficult railroad! High altitude, desert, stone slides, sharp grades and sha... (more)
Running over RBMN to Avoca with ethanol for PetroGas.
A Mobile-bound freight passes through Montgomery's hot spot at Bell Street tower. The ICG and WofA curve off to the left just in front of 1552, with the SCL in passing the signal in the background... (more)
John Lameck photo.
GC 3917 leads two other U23B's past MP 507 headed back east to "The Bag" with 24 loaded chip hoppers in tow.