From drab beginning as a NYC GP40 to a superstar of the Gateway.
A couple of units headed back to the yard pause by the steel mill.
EMDs sit in the stub yard awaiting work. The UPs were in for frame cracks. No word on the BNSF unit.
Powder rising into the air, a “BLAM” resounding through the pines. I’d say it might be a slightly hard coupling as the railroad gathers cars to take to the NS interchange in Tennille. No loafing... (more)
Starting as C&NW, a stint on NJT, lettered for Reading, stenciled for one organization and owned by another, this beautiful unit may have an identity crisis.
Another eastbound manifest nearing Lynwood Yard.
As happens from time to time the local “lawed out” on return from it’s weeknightly sojourn over roughly half of the sub and had to tie down short of Bristol. Monday morning a crew usually buses o... (more)
Would you believe Souther was short on power and head end cars and this set ended up in North Carolina? OK, would you believe..........? No doubt about this, it’s pretty.
Already looking pretty rough after a few years work this unit is leading a westbound afternoon intermodal by our historical railroad structures.
The nicest looking -2s are these IMHO are the better proportioned ones that started as “basics”. This veteran began life on PRR and still serves.
Summerail in Marion is better for many reasons,high among those being better proximity to Bellevue and Fostoria. Here an eastbound “one unit wonder” ethanol train is arriving. I remember when no... (more)
Eastbound mixed freight rolling geographically south.
On a westbound mixed freight. Last shot of the day here.