A pair of Jersey Central RS-3s working a switch job at the big CNJ/RDG yard in Allentown, PA, attach themselves to the rear of a freight. I don't remember at this point whether they were putting i... (more)
With more than fifty years of service behind them, these former Lackawanna heavyweight MUs now employed by New Jersey Transit deserved a day of rest. They were spending the weekend laying over at ... (more)
It's now a universal design, but when MLW delivered Providence & Worcester M420 2002 and its four sisters in 1974-75 they represented the first widecab diesels purchased by a US road. (It was call... (more)
Having swapped out cars with the Boston & Maine, the Providence & Worcester's daily Worcester-Gardner turnaround job departs Gardner, MA, with former Penn Central GP38 2011 and a mate on the point... (more)
B&P transfer switcher approaches Tift Street yard with a cut of cars in tow.
The power for the Maine Central's Rockland Branch train lays over at Rockland, ME, yard on a summer afternoon. MEC 332 is an SW7 and mate 334 is an SW9. Later in the day they will power train NJ-2... (more)
Buckingham Branch locomotive 101 in its Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac paint scheme takes a Sunday rest in the company yard in Dillwyn, Virginia. Lots of interesting equipment sits in this s... (more)
The setting sun reflects off the string of Boston & Maine Geeps -- three GP9s and a GP7 -- that lead train EDSA (East Deerfield-Salem, MA) as its awaits a new crew in the B&M yard in East Cambridg... (more)
Chopped-nose Maine Central GP7 590 leads a pair of Boston & Maine GP9s on train CPSP (Newport, VT, to Springfield, MA, via CP/B&M) southbound at Brattleboro, VT. The B&M Connecticut River Line tra... (more)
At the SKOL yard, a grizzled old veteran idles, awaiting a little part-time work, basking in probably the best sun I have ever seen. This area is becoming a desert, but we’ll ignore that fact.
One of two U28Bs lettered for the NYC; others were P&LE
We chased the Arkansas & Missouri freight up from Springdale and found this track geometry train heading west on the former SLSF main. The only thing we saw on the line this day.
On the move,after dropping off bad order tank, is one of the 2 SD33ECOs on the Q.
With the power unit in the middle these Swiss built rail cars are unusual and a curiosity as they sit in the new yard awaiting the call to service. Anyone know how they worked out?
Getting ready for a mine run up a holler