Roger & Anita
Although this photo was taken very late in the SP steam era, there are four steam engines visible (and the smoke presumably indicates another one in the roundhouse), at least three of them 2-8-0’s, and no diesels in sight.
An eastbound unit coal train has just attained the top of the hill at the junction with NS (overhead signal bridge in the distance). The fall colors of 1988 were especially nice. (via RailPictures.Net Photo: CSXT 8202 CSX Transportation (CSXT) EMD SD40-2 at Big Stone Gap, Virginia by Ron Flanary)
A Boston and Maine freight leaves the Conway Branch and enters the Portland Division Mainline at Rollinsford, NH.
Courtesy of the B&M Historical Society