During the "rent-a-wreck" era on CSX, it seemed like anything was possible. On Oct. 21, 2000 former BN, now AGTX C30-7 No. 5513, leads westbound D720 out of Randolph Tunnel near Doe Gully, WV on ... (more)
A westbound C&NW train of empty ore gennies works its way through Empire Junction, MI on Sept. 9, 1986 with three C628s.
A westbound Western Allegheny freight train slows to do some work at Hooker, PA on August 25, 1979. It was a common sight at the time, to see the trainmen sitting in the doorway of the F-units as... (more)
A southbound B&LE freight passes through Calvin Yard in Butler, PA on August 24, 1979, led by SD38AC No. 867.
Eastbound BN double stack train No. 8 climbs upgrade at Pinnacle, MT on June 5, 1990, led by Oakway SD60 No. 9079.
A westbound Conrail light helper set drops downgrade near Cresson, PA on Oct. 17, 1998.
CSX C40-8W No. 7806 and six other units, including a bunch of leased power, lead westbound intermodal train Q135 up Sand Patch Grade near Glencoe, PA on Oct. 15, 2000.
WB Q301 is powered by two lease units as it passes through Hansrote, WV on October 22, 2000.
A C&NW local freight passes through Marinette, WI on June 9, 1983 on the way it its next job. It was a pleasant day, good reason for some time on the front porch.
C&NW caboose No. 11222 trails an eastbound ore drag into Empire Junction, MI on June 7, 1983.
Two CSX SD50s shove hard on the rear of Q217 at Glencoe, PA on Oct. 14, 2000.
CSX automotive train Q217 climbs up Sand Patch Grade west of Glencoe, PA on Oct. 14, 2000.
Three WM RS-3s, including two "hammerheads," lay over between runs at the engine terminal in Ridgeley, WV on Oct. 19, 1974.
Former Reading GP35 No. 3644 and GP30 No. 3616 rest between assignments at Rutherford Yard in Rutherford, PA on April 11, 1976.
Conrail is very much in its infancy as two former EL trainman have a lively discussion in the yard at Binghamton, NY on April 10, 1976.