Back in Action! Locomotive 114 pulls its first train in a long time after being out of service due to wheel issues.
An ex-MILW SW1 under the ownership of the Renville Elevator Company near the Canadian border.
BLACK RIVER & WESTERN HERITAGE TRAIN: Black River & Western's 4:00 p.m. train prepares to depart Flemington for Ringoes, N.J. The train features equipment for former railroads that once served Fle... (more)
View looking out Lehigh Valley 112 going through Black River & Western's Ringoes yard.
Lehigh Valley 112, arrives at Black River and Western's Ringoes Station, with the first trip during the Memorial Day weekend.
Next year will mark the 75th Diamond Jubilee anniversary for this SW1, originally built in 1940 for the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railway (EJE) and then sold to the Great Western Railway in 1959. It... (more)
Built in 1939, Lehigh Valley 112, runs around its train at Flemington. The 112 will make a couple more trips during the day, between Flemington and Ringoes, for the start of another season of excu... (more)
Sitting out for the weekend.
The old work horse poses in at IRM.
The engineer drags a pair of gons through the scale track at Bernice. When done, he'll hook up with the cars on the main (with Alco 18 stuck on the rear) and proceed south to North Dardanelle
With just 10 cars on the home-bound leg of the weekday turn, SW1 15 goes it alone, with SW1 16 tagging along in the distance. Most days D&R uses two units. It simplifies the swap at with UP, and... (more)
SW1 DS 50, pulls the Leviathan Southbound heading to Fishers down the famous street running in Noblesville.
SW1 #8407 passes the water fall at Sharpless Road with a westbound local on the Landenburg Branch.
From the Collection of Tim Cronin
As the "blue hour" gives way to night, the CTRR employees on board CTRR SW1 #33, which was built in 1941, switch and move cars around in the various yards and trackage inside the Sappi M... (more)
You would expect to find these smaller BN SW1s working small yards or shop facilities versus a large terminal like St. Paul. It was a beautiful summer day to be riding on the porch!