EX B&LE SD18 painted in Kent State University colors
It's that time of year, and Shelly Materials 321 is donning the usual Christmas decor. This photo was taken a couple hours after the Santa Train ran into downtown for the Christmas festival.
Shelly Materals SD18 poses in front of the old Atlantic & Great Western Railway Depot for photos after dropping off Santa down town.
Santa was "delivered" to downtown Kent, Ohio via the Shelly Materials SD18m 321, known as "Flash" which is wearing Kent State University colors. 321 pauses in front of the former Erie depot as it ... (more)
The Shelly Materials SD18, sporting a striking blue livery with KSU lightning strikes, sits quietly in Kent awaiting it's next work session on the stone train.
Shelly Materials unit 321, an SD18M, waits for the stone season, when CSX train K920 will once again operate to Kent. Bob Rohal, the operator of this unit, has been preparing the unit for a new ye... (more)
321 takes a break as she rides the shove. Out of site is a Dash-8 and a SD40-2 doing the work.
Shelly Materials SD 18 sporting fresh paint as she rest on her day off. The blue with gold flashes is in honor of the Kent State Golden Flashes. Enginer Bob Rohal came up with this very uniqe desi... (more)
The freshly repainted SD18 that is used by Shelly Materials basks in the Sunday morning sun awaiting the coming week's work. I believe it is an ex-DMIR unit, and it's paint scheme is in honor of... (more)
I'm guessing SD18m's don't pull passenger trains very often! This former DMIR unit was recently acquired by Shelly Materials and pulled short excursions over some former EL track that Shelly opera... (more)