The old SP Colton Yard etc. was down by the grain mill in the distance. To handle eastbound trains over Beaumont Hill they kept a helper pocket just east of the old yard. Here a helper set await... (more)
Oh, California, America's parsidse lost, you affect us all, especially when we have lived there. We long for what you once were. Here a westbound ore train whines down Beaumont Hill for Fontana, ... (more)
Flemingsburg is like an old movie. just a station in the middle of nowhere, by this date just a place where M of W equipment ties up. Here a southbound empty train rattles by and soon the birds a... (more)
Rare as hen's teeth, even in 1982, this unit is a little gem, somebody's bet and historical, having been a switcher at the builder's plant many years ago. Photo by Dave Petke, from my collecion.
What a great train symbol for a Logansport-Columbus freight. (C'mon NS, it makes more sense that 13Z.) Anyway the out of town kid is getting a little excursion and dressing up the scene. Photo b... (more)