Not long after being converted the mom and slug are looking good, well, okay, in the morning sun.
There are two pages of this unit on RP but no portrait so here it is.
Southbound on "The Short Line" this Louisville-bound freighter gives premonitions of the upcoming merger and was a rare occurrence in those days. At this point they are slowing down for... (more)
This one has many shots on RP. One this date, as a steady cold drizzle falls and the clouds wreath the ridges, she and her consist are dragging a reluctant coal train on slick rails up the steep ... (more)
I have a thing for rebuilds and the little variations that make them interesting. There are clues on sight with most of them. This one started work for UP.
You would think that three units would have been enough to haul Amtrak's "Crescent", but on this day she's about 7 hours late and has an old freight horse in charge of the northbound tri... (more)
At the time it seemed it would never end but this location along scenic Clinch River is much quieter now.
During the big maintenance jamboree the crews cleaning mud and improving drainage at Sandy Ridge tunnel have cleared up to allow a northbound ballast train to pass on a day when the weather could ... (more)
This southbound train is headed to a place called Beehunter for an interchange with Indiana Southern.
On lease to the Evansville & Western
Originally L&N, ex SBD an early repaint that has had a rough life already.
Southbound coal train is backing up the switchback where it will meet a northbound on the old main (since removed).
An early repaint from Family Lines and they patched with a yellow nose, this unit is shuffling through the switches on its way from the engine house to its train.
Don't be to quick to say "It ain't prototypical". Sanford had a ramp.