Testing track, research cars #s 34 & 33 follow a unit down the main near the old roundhouse, now repurposed. They had just backed thru the siding are coming down the main to tie up on a yard trac... (more)
Testing track, research cars #s 34 & 33 follow a unit down the main by the beautifully restored station, now a meeting and event venue. They will go west to the end of siding (CP Ford), reverse, ... (more)
It’s relatively rare for a train to stop in town here but for some reason this southbound one did, laying off the big crossings. Lead unit was built as a C44-8W. These were unique to CSX and soo... (more)
A pleasant afternoon at the “Funnel” sees a couple enjoying the shake, rattle and roll of a mixed merchandise train coming off the line from Waycross.
Trailing a piece of plastic on the front truck of the lead unit, a huge consist on motive power roars thru town.
Got a friend you think over-weathers his model Railroad stuff? Well maybe not! On UP when your number hits the high 9000s, your number is almost up.
Outlined by its replacement in the dying sunlight, this classic profile is without peer.
Featuring a deturbo’d rebuilt GP40, the engine terminal has a bunch of beauties. BTW, Thanks for the hospitality TRRA.
If you can get a good unit across town and save on shipping you take it. This one came from TRRA and looks pretty good.
Two hustling switchers are roaring back and forth at one of the huge kaolin plants here. They’ll wrap it up around noon. Most other places would be 6:00 PM.
Light power running east. This unit relettered for the upgrade to 4400 HP. Uncertain as to what the box with blue and yellow stickers on the running board is. I sure miss those CPLs.
No mistaking that former C&NW Schoolbell.
Sporting new paint a “retread” from BN leads a work train picking up old ties and other such detritus from the right of way.