Fighting the steep eastbound grade of San Timoteo Canyon, SP 8693 charges under a signal bridge making good time with gobs of black smoke billowing from her exhaust. What was beautiful to railfans... (more)
CSXT GE units 5724 and 5709 have brought the New River Train back from Hinton, WV and have a green board to back down and let NKP Berkshire 765 depart for Huntington.
The final three “real” paint schemes of the Lake Superior & Ishpeming are demonstrated by this U25C/U23C/U23C lineup at Eagle Mills, Michigan. These units were replaced by secondhand BN GE’s, whic... (more)
Ready to next train.
A blue U34CH. In 1993, SEPTA acquired a pair of ex Erie Lackawanna U34CH units from NJ Transit. They were used to provide extra service during a major rail construction project. One of t... (more)
The last JMG-1 on QCR Levis Sub, to be scrapped.
Having had a recent cosmetic restoration, Reading U30C #6300 glows in the afternoon sunshine at the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum in Hamburg, PA.
At one time, you could visit SARM and see trains running on the main & get roster shots in the yard on the old K-25 Secret City site. 9009 has OHCR markings showing thru, but is former Detroit Ed... (more)
Conrail’s U23C’s and SD38’s spent most of their time in hump service at classification yards around the system. Occasionally, one of them would get to stretch their legs in the road. Here a U23C h... (more)
A large GE U36C is leading three EMD units as a westbound TOFC and container train nears San Bernardino.
A GE U36C and C30-7 are both in the "Kodachrome" color scheme developed for an ill-fated merger with Southern Pacific. An EMD SD45 in blue completes the lashup.
Penn Central U33C's numbered 6540-6563. (3300hp)
Awaiting truck work, Prairie Central GE U30B sits outside the C&IM’s shop at Springfield, Illinois, in March 1984. Prairie Central Railway was a short-lived short line that operated on former Conr... (more)
Union Pacific GE U25B's 627, 626 with Alco RS27 677 and UP U25B 625. The U25B's equipped with high short hoods. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed on slide.