At the small yard a couple of local geeps rest and watch the new kids still in their old paint & numbers wheeling a a southbound merchandiser.
Near sunset a local eases out of Proctor headed for Keenan yard on the Iron Range . Along for the ride are three new CREX GEs for testing on Northshore Mining
DM&IR 403 waits for a loaded ore train to clear part of its train in the yard.
The late day sun illuminates this commuter equipment in the yard. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
The 6699 sits in the yard in New Haven between runs. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
Although stored, these FL9s still look pretty good. Photo taken on RR property with permission.
Well into the CSX era, their painters haven't got to this former-L&N jewel still earning its keep in familiar territory.
Originally ACL, ex-SCL. Gotta love those 45s.
This paint job even looked good on buttheads.
So good to see some of these oldsters repainted. At some point the railroad had shortened the steam generator compartment to allow a little more walkway space at the far end. Built for SAL, went... (more)
Another ex-L&N unit, looking spiffy, and wearing its original number. Hamlet was great in those days. Pack a lunch, park and let 'em parade by.
Originally SCL, traded to CRR for U36Cs, now back in the compilation, we wonder if there hasn't been a fan out late at night with a little MEK and a rag and dreams of altering a sad reality.
A favorite unit in a favorite paint scheme in what is now the land of the Arkansas & Missouri.
It's so close....., but bad clone tool, evil clone tool!