The Best Part Of Wakin' Up. New Orleans Public Belt Railroad 3002 (née-L&N 3020, GP40, EMD, 9/67) was running its final days for the NOPB when it was seen approaching the Almonaster Avenue... (more)
I was pretty happy to have the 3002 leading one of the recently purchased ex-NS motors. Hopefully the C40-8's will be re-painted soon!
Who wouldn't want to spend a Wednesday afternoon inspecting your railroad?
While on vacation in the Big Easy, I lucked into an inspection train. Running along the flood wall, NOPB 3002 is hauling 6-axle heavyweight Pullman rear observation cars Louisiana & City of New O... (more)
With 79 general freight from CN May's Yard, the NOPB is taking the west main to Cotton Warehouse Yard.
Newest addition to NOPB roster is a 1967 GP40 acquired from Point Comfort & Northern (ex-L&N 3020, CSX 6816, see 198717).