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Chesapeake and Ohio J-3a class 4-8-4 #614. The last Greenbrier 4-8-4 built by Lima rest during an excursion at the B&O Railroad Museum at Baltimore, Md in Feb, 1992. I bought this at a train show 10 years later. It was renumbered 611 before retirement in 1956. It was reactivated during the...
Waiting for the train to clear the grade crossing at Griswold Rd west of Port Huron, MI can take upwards of 40 minutes or more. On one of those waits I spotted a CSX boxcar still in Chessie paint. A little touch up work from a 1965 Chessie Cat and it made for an interesting end result. Is it...
During he same trip in April of 1987 (see my other chessie pics) we stopped in Murfreesboro, TN to visit my mom's best friend from high school. This was a historic area for the Stones River Battlefield was close by. The CSX Crew was heading out with this old GP-30 and Caboose for some local work...
Category: Vintage Freight Train Photos - Diesel Era
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