Southern F7A 4263 sports a fairly recent coat of paint as it sits in the servicing area at Andover.
Flying white extra flags, Interstate Extra 4262 East, the 4th Mine Run, makes a switching move while passing through the yard at Andover. Two veteran F-units---F7 4262 and F3 4172 (a.k.a. "Big Sid... (more)
Consecutively-numbered F7s 4197 and 4198 are in the "pit" at Andover in 1968. GP38s will be on the way next year to dispatch these veteran mountain-maulers to the scrap heap. For the moment, thoug... (more)
NS was still using its old Locotrol mid-train system when this night time exposure was made at the yard at Andover, VA.
During the photographer's two-year stint as a janitor/custodian at the Southern/Interstate yard at Andover, an inbound Interstate mine run passes the scale house (left). The smoke coming from the ... (more)
Three Interstate crews (two on left are outbound--4196 is inbound) converge at the east end of the yard at Andover.
Central of Georgia wooden cupola caboose X83 at Andover, assigned to Southern mine run service at the time.
Snow day at Andover, with power for mine runs (F-units) and the Belmont unit train (SD35 3004).
Interstate mine run from Stonega eases into Andover, framed by the Callahan Creek bridge of the Derby Branch.
Ex-SR pioneer cab unit, an FT B, was still being used as a scale test car at Andover, Virginia in 1975. One of its original four portholes has been blanked over.
Gosh....my very first digital train shot (!) What hath God wrought?
HLCX 9015 still wears it's MPI gold stripes as it backs deep into the hollows of southwest Virginia to pick up a cut of loaded coal hoppers. It is assisted by NS 5435 still in Conrail blue.
The ready track at Andover played host to the home-team, NS, as well as CSX 7632 and a rare Kansas City Southern sighting.