Looking a bit worse for wear but still elegant this special unit is leading an EB coal train on double track just east of the division point.
I heard complaints from crews about that winterized window. A bit out of place down south.
Somehow my usual expert labelling went awry, and I'm too lazy to dig thru all those slides but offhand I'd guess this is R460, the joint CSX/NS train to Winston Salem running ostensibly as a WSSB ... (more)
It's called Flattop because it's level here. Used as place to tack on helpers sometimes, crew changes, storage of cars to fill out trains. There must be a power imbalance today as a bunch of stu... (more)
At least I think it's Binghamton. Anyway photography is great, labelling not so much. Photo by unknown, from my collection.
Now, the old Tennessee Central was not a high speed line but they did have super elevation on curves, some of it was even in the right direction. In any case this CSX graduate, before that, C&O, ... (more)
Four miles east of town and a CF7 on a passenger train. Who'd a thunk it! Ah, railroading. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
It ain't perfect but that color is pretty close to the color of the first car, which is perfect. An excursion is preparing to depart back in the early days. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satte... (more)
An out-of-towner in Railtex colors has show up to help out. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
For me the favorite EMD butthead is this little 600 HP beast and the Evans-era in NC provided a nice paint job on this former Union Railroad unit. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Monroe was a favorite place back in the day. Things have settled down unfortunately. The great original paint scheme seems to be trying to get out.
Photographer unknown, from my collection.
My favorite MKT units were these oddities. I always wondered how they pulled compared to a straight GP9s. And why did they buy dynamic brakes only on these. Most are pictured from the other en... (more)
I posted the other side some years ago. My labelling code says photographer unknown but my caption says it was me. In any case here it is. If I were king all rosters would start at 1.
Looks as if a local came to grief somewhere and is stored awaiting what? Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.