That dark, wet section of long hood indicates all is not well with 3819. In fact, it has been shut down since near Leeds, leaving the trailing B36-7 and B30-7 to struggle over the hilly former Ce... (more)
Good variety in this dpu set on a southbound loaded KCS coal train, including an oddball SD70M.
A single SW1500 shares the engine facility with 10-12 B-B road units. The recently-filled turntable pit occupied the area of bare ground just in front of 2590.
An elderly GP7 powers a short work train just south of downtown Dothan. The crew is picking up salvageable materials along the right-of-way.
Creating coke involves extreme heat, which is why the operator has spotted a load of product fresh out of the smelter in the cooling tower for an extended shower.
Train 30 gets underway on its 180-mile trek to Artesia. Paducah rebuilds bookend an ex-IC GP40 and a repainted ex-GM&O GP35.
Maybe because it's a Monday, but the turn brought only about 25 cars into Monett, then left with about 35 for the trip back to Springdale. The tight curve leaving the yard is a good warm-up for t... (more)
To the untrained eye, steel coil trains might look 'light', but the coils pack a lot of weight into very little volume. This ES44DC is making it look easy, but there are two more GEs on the rear ... (more)
In the twilight of their service lives, four RS-1s - including one repainted in orange and white - congregate at West End Yard. In a few months, ICG will bring in a motley crew of old geeps to ta... (more)
1051's beautiful coat of GM&O red is almost shot - faded to a sickly pink in some places, sluffing off to reveal the original Illinois Terminal green in others.
The four GP40s on Hamlet-NOLA train 215 bob and weave across College Street.
After coming from Atlanta as WofA 215, this Hamlet-NOLA run-through is continuing its southward trek as L&N 415. Crew changes were usually done at WofA's Chester Yard, but I am not sure at what p... (more)
A switch crew on their way to work the small yard at the SCL freight house just south of Union Station has just had a brief respite from the June afternoon heat as they rolled below Union's shed.
The daily train to Artesia is a few miles out of Montgomery's West End Yard as it curves away from US31. A few hundred feet ahead is the big bridge over the Alabama River.