The Fireman's Collection - Diesel - Lease Units


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BUGX 7523 (SD45R) What bug leases locomotives now?

804 X 609
Date: 5/15/2005
Dalton, Ga.

CEFX 2805 (SD40-2) CEFX 2805 (SD40-2)

756 X 511
Date: 5/15/2005
Wildwood, Ga.

CEFX 3105 (SD40-2) Spare unit for NS work train working between Dalton, Ga. and Chattanooga, Tn. Lived at the house track in Varnell for several days.

803 X 561
Date: 4/6/2005
Varnell, Ga.

CEFX 3112 (SD40-2) V106 is not just a country radio station in Atlanta, it's also this Cartersville Yard job.

808 X 540
Date: 2/10/2005
Cartersville, Ga.

CEFX 3143 (SD40-2) Q580 heads North past MP 34 on the W&A.

803 X 609
Date: 4/4/2006
Acworth, Ga.

CEFX 3150 (SD40-2) She wouldn't load, so NS 196's crew is taking her back to the shop at The Butts.

803 X 600
Date: 5/12/2006
Chattanooga, Tn.

CRIX 5979 (SD60) On NS 284 North bound, Waring, Ga.

803 X 628
Date: 5/15/2005
Dalton, Ga.

EMDX 2822 (SD40-2) NS 22Z waits out a signal in Varnell, Ga.

804 X 605
Date: 12/9/2005
Varnell, Ga.

FURX 1171 (GP40M-3) DIT to Atlanta or Macon.

803 X 588
Date: 9/9/2005
Varnell, Ga.

FURX 3015 (SD40-2) A FooMed leads a North bound mixed through Historic Kennesaw.

805 X 574
Date: 3/10/2005
Kennesaw, Ga.

FURX 3034 (SD40-2) CSX Q215-24 waits out the signal in the morning sun.

802 X 592
Date: 2/25/2005
Bridgeport, Al.

FURX 3049 (SD40-2) A FooMed leads a very weathered and worn Ex-SP leasor.

803 X 533
Date: 11/12/2004
Atlanta, Ga.

GCFX 3054 (SD40-2) Q583 moves South bound through Ringgold, Ga. with 2 leased units and 2 CSX units.

802 X 604
Date: 3/8/2005
Ringgold, Ga.

GCFX 3054 (SD40-2) With Lookout Mtn. in the background, Q583 heads South with merchandise for Atlanta and points beyond.

601 X 796
Date: 3/10/2005
Chattanooga, Tn.

GCFX 3058 (SD40-2) A South bound CSX mixed merchandise passes through Dalton, Ga.

804 X 609
Date: 10/5/2005
Dalton, Ga.

GCFX 3059 (SD40-2) GCFX 3059 (SD40-2)

802 X 601
Date: 10/15/2004
Wauhatchie, Tn.

GCFX 3066 (SD40-2) Resting at CSX Wauhatchie Yard.

805 X 531
Date: 5/15/2004
Wauhatchie, Tn.

GCFX 3073 (SD40-2) South bound at Wyvern Yard.

703 X 467
Date: 2/1/2005
Cartersville, Ga.

GCFX 3077 (SD40-2) Almost over the mountain and on to Waaaaahatchie.

704 X 523
Date: 2/1/2005
Hooker, Ga.

GCFX 3093 (SD40-2) Was an SDP40 in another life.

755 X 571
Date: 11/18/2005
Dalton, Ga.

GCFX 8637 (SD40T-2) Now apparently a GCFX leasor, this Western veteran helps pull roadrailers South to East Point, Ga.

706 X 517
Date: 12/7/2005
Dalton, Ga.

GMTX 2612 (GP38-2) Switching at CP Wells near the old Southern Peagram Shops.

802 X 582
Date: 10/15/2004
Atlanta, Ga.

GMTX 2617 (GP38-2) Switching at CP Wells near the old Southern Peagram Shops.

804 X 583
Date: 8/18/2005
Atlanta, Ga.

GMTX 2618 (GP38-2) DIT on a South bound from Chattanooga to Atlanta.

805 X 529
Date: 9/9/2005
Varnell, Ga.

GSCX 7361 (SD40-2) Leased power helps an NS train North through Cleveland, Tn.

703 X 535
Date: 2/1/2005
Cleveland, Tn.

HLCX 597 (C36-7EM) HLCX 597 (C36-7EM)

748 X 483
Date: 5/15/2005
Dalton, Ga.

HLCX 5966 (SD50) South bound through Dalton on the CSX. Leased power getting bigger, 'eh?

803 X 612
Date: 8/3/2005
Dalton, Ga.

HLCX 6000 (SD40M-3) What appears to be the very first Helm leasor idles at Cartersville, Ga.

803 X 603
Date: 1/8/2006
Cartersville, Ga.

HLCX 6059 (SD40-2CLC) One of Mr. Helms' fine piece of...'machinery' totes a South bound mixed through Cartersville.

801 X 603
Date: 11/18/2005
Cartersville, Ga.

HLCX 6139 (SD40T-2) A Western Gal spends her second life being rented out to Southern Boys.

702 X 564
Date: 2/10/2005
Cartersville, Ga.

HLCX 6206 (SD40-2) An Ex-BC Rail, now leassor, helps the 'Kodak Express' northward through Tennessee.

706 X 507
Date: 2/9/2005
Cleveland, Tn.

HLCX 6213 (SD40-2) This old DME unit looks like a good candidate for HLCX's paint deal with the Huntington Shops. On CSX S676.

706 X 512
Date: 4/10/2005
Dalton, Ga.

HLCX 6235 (SD40-2) HLCX 6235 (SD40-2)

756 X 536
Date: 5/15/2005
Cartersville, Ga.

HLCX 6236 (SD40-2) An HLCX leasor on an NS train.

806 X 574
Date: 5/15/2005
Dalton, Ga.

HLCX 6238 (SD40-2) On Q581 through Dalton, Georgia.

805 X 535
Date: 4/15/2005
Dalton, Ga.

HLCX 6242 (SD40-2) A former Tronite now lives out its days as a rental.

703 X 534
Date: 5/15/2005
Dalton, Ga.

HLCX 6253 (SD40-2) Wrent-a-Wreck in blue.

804 X 609
Date: 5/1/2006
Emerson, Ga.

HLCX 6313 (SD40-2) 2nd unit on Q583.

704 X 486
Date: 5/15/2005
Resaca, Ga.

HLCX 6331 (SD40-2) Well, now that Mr. Helm has gone to a different paint job, I'll shoot these more often. 3d unit on CSX Q582.

706 X 559
Date: 3/12/2005
Stevenson, Al.

HLCX 6405 (SD40-2) A North bound autorack has a leased unit leading on this fine Autumn day.

803 X 604
Date: 10/15/2005
Dalton, Ga.

HLCX 6450 (SD45-2) Waiting at Wildwood.

804 X 579
Date: 5/15/2005
Wildwood, Ga.

HLCX 6517 (SD40M-3) On a Q train heading South through Lookout.

705 X 551
Date: 3/10/2005
Chattanooga, Tn.

HLCX 6524 (SD40M-3) An SD45 shell turned SD40-3 basks in the AM sun.

804 X 605
Date: 12/7/2005
Kingston, Ga.

HLCX 8138 (SD40-2) An Ex-BN helps out a Q train.

804 X 609
Date: 2/1/2005
Emerson, Ga.

HLCX 8171 (SD40-2) The new HLCX paint job, compliments of CSX Huntington Shops. Boy, that shade of blue sho' does look familiar!

708 X 538
Date: 3/12/2005
Stevenson, Al.

HLCX 8180 (SD40-2) This is what we around North Gerogia refer to as a 'Brian Morgan Special'. Let's just say he's a little bit of an EMD fan. Q583 slows to a stop to leave a cut of cars at 'The Ramp' in Dalton, Georgia.

753 X 564
Date: 12/22/2005
Dalton, Ga.

HLCX 9030 SD40M-2) Second helping on Q228-04.

804 X 607
Date: 4/5/2006
Acworth, Ga.

HLCX 9033 (SD40M-2) An Ex-MPI leasor awaits a crew or more locomotives on CSX Q679 near Howell (used to be) Tower.

705 X 519
Date: 2/12/2005
Atlanta, Ga.

HLGX 6810 (C36-7E) What a racket! Buy an old NS junker and turn around and lease it to the competition.

803 X 582
Date: 11/12/2004
Atlanta, Ga.

NREX 7353 (SD40R) A leasor helps NS 140 make its way to Knoxville.

804 X 608
Date: 6/8/2006
Dalton, Ga.

NREX 8250 (SD40T-2) Tunnel motor in the middle for NS 196.

805 X 614
Date: 5/12/2006
Chattanooga, Tn.

NREX 9308 (SD45T-2) 2 old tunnel motors work for different lines from what they were built for.

802 X 603
Date: 10/15/2005
Dalton, Ga.

NREX 9402 (SD40-2) Grandma, Grandpa, AND the Grandkids could rock on that back porch.

802 X 600
Date: 5/18/2006
Stevenson, Al.

NREX 9402 (SD40-2) The ever elusive 1:1 scale kitbash is finally caught.

804 X 594
Date: 5/18/2006
Bridgeport, Al.

NREX 9402 (SD40-2) Put an awning over that back porch and it would make a nice viewing platform.

803 X 614
Date: 5/18/2006
Bridgeport, Al.

RLCX 8532 (B39-8E) This bloody nose leads an unknown CSX mixed freight North bound through Dalton.

703 X 545
Date: 2/28/2005
Dalton, Ga.

RLCX 8543 (B39-8E) A bloody nose helps with the shuffle around Cartersville.

802 X 608
Date: 5/18/2006
Cartersville, Ga.

RLCX 8577 (B39-8E) Serving as the power for A702 for a few weeks.

552 X 802
Date: 12/30/2005
Dalton, Ga.



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