April Fool's Day and Mother Nature did it. Just as I was about to leave the sun came out! At the filth was magnificent. This train is preparing to go south with a unit coal train.
It would have been nice if they had painted below the frame. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
The roster is sitting outside. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
Steel mills are hard duty and units end up in rag-tag condition but these look better than most. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
After many years toiling for ATSF this old square face is tucked away in deepest western KY pulling coal from Central City to the largest TVA steam plant. And they called it Paradise.
Coming off the Beverly Branch according to a helpful viewer. Photo by Gary Zeitler. From my collection.
PRR to PC to CR to HLCX leader in a rainbow consist. No name on the slide, from my collection.
Photographer unknown, location unknown. Would appreciate some information. From my collection.
This was demonstrating back in those days. With due respect to GE, I'm glad it didn't catch on. Photo by Gary Zeitler.
Probably ex-CR though I can't find anything on this unit. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.
Former MP unit.
Another fine Paducah-built. Photo by Dave Petke. From my collection.
EB coal approaching the passing siding. Of course you can rationalize if you will but this is late March forty two years ago. Notice the foliage. It's late March 2023. Leaves are out, trees ar... (more)