When I was a kid in Houston racing down to the tracks to watch an ATSF, BN, SP, Rock Island, MP and MKT freight train roll by, “foreign” cars sometimes really sparked my imagination. 362 more words
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The early years of Conrail were most interesting and colorful as locomotives wearing predecessor railroads were mixed and matched in train consists.
For a time, some units wore continued to wear their former colors with Conrail markings. 28 more words
I can’t help but be reminded of the late Richard Jacobs when I am in or think about Sterling.
It was the last place I saw Jake alive and during the final years of his life he often hung out at Sterling and photographed CSX operations on the New Castle Subdivision. 840 more words
I’ve been busy finishing my basement in order to facilitate the construction of the rest of the layout. Despite the fact that my workbench and paint booth are of temporarily commission I tend to keep an eye on rolling stock and locomotive releases that will fit the layout’s theme. 465 more words