MY PHOTO GALLERY OF TRAINS
RAILROADS OF THE EAST PAGE 3
Here's some CSX trains outside Atlanta, Georgia around March 1998. CSX 106 leads the train on the left. CSX 106 is a brand new AC6000CW built by GE. Just south of Cartersville, GA the northbound CSX local passes by after crossing the Etowah River Bridge. The locomotives making up this consist are: CSX 2631 GP38-2, CSX 6027 GP40-2, CSX 5509 B30-7. Note the older paint scheme on the first two units. Photos by Bill Thievon.
(LEFT) CSX 9048 pulls an eastbound CSX merchandise train over the Potomac River at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia in April 1998. CSX 9048 is a Dash 9-44CW and CSX 7676 is a Dash 8-40CW. (MIDDLE)Conrail 6359, SD40, at St Michaels PA in April 1998.(RIGHT) At the east portal of Allegheny Tunnel on the ex Pennsylvania Railroad at the Crest of the Allegheny Mountains two Conrail SD40-2s, 6372 and 6398, head west after helping a train up the mountain grades in April 1998. Photos by Bill Thievon.
Conrail 6399 east drags a loaded coal train up grade with helper engines pushing from behind near Gallitzing. The head-end consist is: 3 SD40-2s, CR 6399, 6404, 6410. The helpers are: 2 SD40-2s, CR6370, 6374. The helpers, CR 6372 and 6398, from the westbound merchandise are waiting for the coal train to clear. Photos by Bill Thievon.
CR 8924 and fellow engines await their fate with the cutting torch near some congregating cabooses at the Altoona shops in April 1998. CR 8924 and 9327 (next to 8924) are SW1200s. Photos by Bill Thievon.
Eastbound Conrail coal train is being pulled by CR 6065 and 6076, both Dash 8-40CWs, near Cresson, PA in April 1998. Photos by Bill Thievon.
CR 4102 is a new SD80MAC built by EMD. This CR train is just east of Johnstown, Pennsylvania at East Conemaugh, where the helpers are added for the climb up the mountains. At South Fork, PA CR 4102 passes by with the helpers on the rear. Photos by Bill Thievon.
(LEFT) CSX 8194, SD40-2, 2562 GP38-2, and 8015 SD40-2 leads this train westbound at Weverton MD April 1998. (RIGHT) B&O 6629 GP40-2 Brunswick MD. Photos by Bill Thievon.
(LEFT)Norfolk Southern 9200 leads an eastbound loaded coal train past Del Rio, Tennessee during April 1998. The consist is: NS 9200, a 9-40CW; NS 6677 and 6649, both SD60s. (MIDDLE) Bill chases the train to French Broad Landing near US25/70 French Broad River Crossing. (RIGHT) CSX 7778 is the helper in the background, used for the push over the Blue Ridge Mountains. The southbound merchandise is being led by CSX 8532 (SD50), 8062 (SD40-2), and 6610 (GP40-2) at Erwin, TN in April 1998.
CSXT crane number 985250 sits in Spruce Pine, North Carolina. Also the ex-Chessie now CSX 6639 (GP40-2) sits on the old Clinchfield line at Spruce Pine during April 1998. Photos by Bill Thievon.
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