Photo of the Month

April 2018

Crane X-10 helps remove an unused portion of the Oliver Bridge on May 2, 1975. This span and one on the other end of the bridge would be used to cross Highway 53 north of Virginia as part of a spur to serve the new Minorca pellet plant.  

February 2018

On a typical snowy and cold February day, SD38-2 213 leads sister engines 203 and 302 southbound through Munger. The northbound mainline track on the left will be ripped out shortly afterwards. February 15, 1987. Mike Cleary photograph.

January 2018

SD38DC 216 and fellow DM&IR engine 129 in its "heritage" scheme are in dynamic braking as they start the descent down Steelton Hill with an all-rail train destined for the Fairfield steel plant outside Birmingham. At Steelton, the train will be handed over to the Wisconsin Central and eventually CSX for movement south. January 19, 1994, Steve Glischinski photograph.


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