You never know what road name to expect on G&W. This T&N loco - originally a MKT GP40 - is not far from its old stomping grounds as it enters M&NA yard on Joplin's west side. Crews have to hate ... (more)
This boxer belonged to an A-OK employee's family who lived right beside the KCS-AOK interchange. It took a while for it to decide that me shooting 2442 was ok.
One of the B1-1B SD70ACe units leads an older GE and an intermodal train up the grade out of Neosho.
In a few seconds, 102 will be in the shade of the engine house. I started to write that it would be cooler inside, but I think 'less hot' might be more accurate.
Other than the little bridge over the creek and the downtown buildings in the distance, this was a pretty nondescript spot. In spite of that, it was one of the busier railroad locations in August... (more)
NB grain empties pass Herzog work train at Neosho, once the site of a helper pocket where diesels were added to southbound trains.
The MSRW crew stayed in Amory this hot, humid Monday, but switching the tie yard and getting ready for tomorrow's trip to Fulton has taken pretty much all day. GP7R 102 started out on C&NW in 195... (more)
Snappy SD40N 1793 (rebuilt at Jenks Shop in NLR from an SD40-2 delivered to UP in May 1973) and a couple leased geeps are refueled.
FP7A 690 had an interesting history. L&N had a big fleet of FP7As, but as passenger service declined, most were re-geared and put into freight service. In 1966, the ten FP7As with the best steam... (more)
The wildflowers provide a brilliant contrast to plainer-than-plain Georgia Railroad GP7 1023. The train is a run-through Cincy-NOLA train that operates on L&N north of Atlanta, and south of Montg... (more)
UP ES44AC brings up the rear of an empty coal train in the siding at Dalby, while a KCS Tier 4 Gevo leads grain loads south on the main.
A former SCL GP40 (delivered as 1632 in June 1970) teams with two nearly-new stealth C40-8s to power a northbound freight on the former Western Railway of Alabama.
A Western Railway of Alabama drags a transfer cut out of S&N Yard (combined SCL and L&N) and across Court Street into WRofA's Chester Yard. In a process that will take a few more years to complet... (more)
An ex-C&O B30-7 leads an ex-B&O GP40, an unidentified GP40-2 and an ex-L&N U23B on a southbound freight on the former Western Railway of Alabama.