An ex Southern Pacific SD45 leads CSX manifest Q617 (Atlanta,GA - New Orleans,LA) through Fairburn.
In 1994, Mountain Top, Pennsylvania's Morrison-Knudsen plant was releasing rebuilt units as SD40M-2s for the Southern Pacific Railroad. On September 1, Conrail train ALHB-2B has fresh SP 8600, 86... (more)
An ex ATSF SD45 leads an empty autorack train on the #2 main nearing Tilford Yard.
The end of my work day started off good with an ex ATSF SD45 leading CSX Q242 out of Atlanta.
"You wanna take pictures of it, you come help clean it!" The guys had a point! Fellow photog Robert Auberg runs the hose as the crew from the SCXY volunteers to scrub down these shiny engines. The... (more)
If you dont look too hard... well you know. Big girls pull by an ex BN nee GN #518. The little green guy will be shipped out the next day for other points on the ILSX grid. Was pretty neat seeing ... (more)
No, your eyes aren't deceiving you! Here we have two SD45's, being hand-washed, in Northern Pacific paint, voluntarily in 2014! The SCRY takes great pride in their equipment and operation. Note th... (more)
An ex-D&RGW SD45 is leading St. Croix Valley train #19 north towards Hinckley, Minn., on a late summer afternoon.
Autumn is in the air as St. Croix Valley's NP-inspired units head north to interchange with the BNSF at Hinckley, Minn.
The cement signal bases and battery box are the only remnants of the ABS signal system that the Skally line once had.
The St. Croix Valley Railroad, with a fresh pair of SD40M-2's, are bringing down a 25 car cut of wheat for the mill at Rush City.
Sign of the times: Power short CSX using leased EMD power just after Georgia midterm elections
One of two newly rebuilt and repainted "Radio Equipped" SD40M-2's (rebuilt to 3000 hp) for the St. Croix Valley Railroad spends a quiet Saturday night parked under the stars. The fres... (more)
St. Croix's new SD40M-2 "Radio Equipped" road units spend a quiet Saturday night parked under the stars. Come Monday morning the two will be moving cars again.
St. Croix's road units ease to a stop in Rush City as the ground utility man lines a switch. Even the company ride has a nice Monad logo.