Archive | Diesel Locomotives RSS feed for this section

Reading & Northern’s 20th Anniversary SD38 #2003

EMD’s SD38 made a name for itself in heavy drag freights and busy hump yards from the hills of Minnesota to the sprawling yards of the Northeast. Though production numbers were small compared to the similar SD40, many of these locomotives would change hands several times over their long careers – some of which continue […]

Continue Reading

The History of Norfolk Southern’s SD70ACU

It wasn’t that long ago that a small armada of Armour Yellow diesels brightened the locomotive ranks of Norfolk Southern’s predominantly black diesel army. The former Uncle Petes paraded in their sunny dress throughout 2015, 2016 and much of 2017 before the painter’s spray can and the cosmetic surgeons’s scalpel finally caught up with the […]

Continue Reading

It’s Another “Big MAC” Attack @ Enola Yard

Lotsa’ SD80MACs at Enola Yard, Pa.

Continue Reading

Norfolk Southern #8114 (The Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit) At Allentown Yard

Norfolk Southern #8114 (The Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit) At Allentown Yard

Continue Reading

UP #1996 (The Southern Pacific Heritage Unit) In Sayre, Pa.

Union Pacific #1996 (The Southern Pacific Heritage Unit) In Sayre, Pa. 3/17/2016.

Continue Reading

BC Rail #4643 In Carteret, New Jersey

BC Rail #4643 in Carteret NJ on ethanol train CSX K684 on 4/4/2016…. Unit is parked waiting to get into the refinery in Sewaren.

Continue Reading

Norfolk Southern #8101: The “Central Of Georgia” Heritage Unit At Allentown Yard

Norfolk Southern #8101: The “Central Of Georgia” Heritage Unit Just off of 16T (Birmingham, Alabama – Allentown Yard).

Continue Reading

Norfolk Southern #1069: The “Virginian” Heritage Unit At Allentown Yard

Norfolk Southern #1069: The “Virginian” Heritage Unit just off of 36T (Buffalo, NY – Allentown Yard).

Continue Reading

Norfolk Southern #1069: The Virginian Heritage Unit On Train 36T At Taylor, Pa.

Train 36T With The Virginian Heritage Unit #1069 and 93 cars at Taylor, Pa. @ 5:25 a.m.

Continue Reading

Still Serving: EMD’s GP38-2 “Workhorse”

The blue & gray lightning striped livery of the Delaware & Hudson was a railfan favorite. Today only 2 remain and soon, they too will be covered in Canadian Pacific’s bright red paint. #7303 rests at Taylor Yard just two days before the Norfolk Southern takeover of the yard and the line.   Even though […]

Continue Reading