Well-weathered Burlington Northern power in the form of F7 840 and a pair of NW5s lays over at Auburn, WA. The F-unit was ex-NP and the rare NW5s were ex-GN.
The sunset is close to being over and the blue hour begins. In this 30 second exposure four cab units displayed, BN 1 F9A, C&NW 411 F7A, MILW 118-C F7A, and MILW 37-A E9A.
EMD Demonstrator 1976 idles in the weeds in Kearny Yard, NJ. An original Kodachrome slide from my collection, photographer is unknown.
Wyoming and Colorado's FP7's as they looked when the first started running on the branch. Eventually the paint job was enhance a bit with black stripes, down the sides. The Mountain Diesel was cha... (more)
A much improved version of a photo taken at Watertown,WI. while we were stopped taking water on one of the rear units. By this time most of these old covered wagons were water dogs so you had to g... (more)
The upstart Wyoming Colorado Railroad has brought in former Alaska F units, and a fleet of passenger cars. To operate the former Union Pacific branch south of Laramie, Wyoming. The FP7's are lease... (more)
PRR E-44's and B&O F-units await assignments at RF&P's "Pot Yard". This was the major freight yard in the Washington D.C. area.
The objective was to see my first BL-2 and the Bangor and Aroostook did not disappoint. There were three at Northern Maine Junction, including 53 which appears to have just come out of the paint ... (more)
This former NP F9 has been exposed after the second unnecessary staircase was removed. From what i know, this may be the only locomotive currently adorning SPS colors and is located at Columbia Go... (more)
The BL-2 cannot be confused with any other EMD locomotive. EMD put the F-3 machinery in this semi-streamlined carbody to make its first roadswitcher. One BL-1 and 58 BL-2's were built in 1948 an... (more)
The last slant nose cab unit in regular service is ready to take its train to Chicago.
A westbound Royal Canadian Pacific passenger train tops the summit of Kicking Horse Pass at Divide, Alberta, on September 20, 2002, powered by FP7 No. 1400, FP9 No. 1401 and GP38-2 No. 3084.
In 1995 UP was so short of power that they pressed their heritage E8's into regular freight service between Cheyenne and Denver. Usually, a regular loco led, but on this day it was a pure E unit l... (more)
Winter has come early to Montreal. A short inbound morning commuter train makes its station stop at Westmount before continuing on to Windsor Station.
Awaiting the torch........