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Railroading in the 70s, 80s and 90s
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Photo ID: 610919

The 4th unit B-40-8W is doing what GE's do best. Actually it's not actually on fire. Every time it would throttle up it would send a fire ball out the stack. Quite the spectacle to see. The other ... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD GP60M
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 105
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March, 1992


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By: Steve Ellis

Added: Mar 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 610914

FORT SUMNER NM June 21 1986 -- On the longest day of the year Santa Fe GP35u 2964 (ex-TPW GP40 1000), SD45u 5408 and Kodachrome SD45-2u 7217 are eastbound over U.S. 60 with a TOFC train. EMD built... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD GP35u
Location: Fort Sumner, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 2964
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 21, 1988


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By: Charles Stookey

Added: Mar 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 610913

BN 724, an F7 along with two former NP Geeps roll an intermodal transfer towards Balmer Yard along the Seattle-Portland mainline on Seattle's south side. The signal to the left protects the Pacifi... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BN 724
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1976


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 610912

Amtrak F40PH surrounded itself with some interesting mates at Interbay Roundhouse, Seattle, WA. To the right a BN Alco C636 sits outside the roundhouse while partially blocking a view of an old sc... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 217
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 20, 1976


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 610911

Seattle's Balmer Yard features a mini-hump, still in use in 2017. For years the hump was under the control of BN 6004, X-GN 554, a vintage SD7 that escaped the Mesabi Iron Range in northern Minnes... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD9
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BN 6004
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1976


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 610908

One of the oldest locomotives on the BN roster at merger day was BN 991, a 1946 model NW5, one of EMD's earliest attempt at a road switcher. X-GN 191, the unit worked its final years in the Pacifi... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: NW5
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BN 991
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1975


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 610907

Ready for action in the middle of the night, BN's class F45 no 6600 (x-GN 427) and BN 2220, a former Burlington GP30 (still with Mars light), stand side by side outside the roundhouse at Interbay ... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F45
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BN 6600
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1975


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 610906

Five years into the BN merger, Delta Yard at Everett, WA still showed hints of the past. A fairly new BN SW1500 is joined by older GN and NP EMD switchers, and some repainted Geeps. Great Northern... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SW1500
Location: Everett, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: BN 323
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1975


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 610889

During the late 60s to mid 70s the Delaware and Hudson acquired 4 Alco PA-2s and 2 Baldwin RF-16s thus becoming the railfan Railroad of the Northeast. A crowd has gather around the two Baldwin &qu... (more)

Railroad: Delaware & Hudson
Locomotive: Baldwin RF-16
Location: Colonie, New York, USA
Locomotive #: D&H 1216
Train ID: Extra 1216
Photo Date: July, 1975


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Mar 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 610881

An eastbound train on the Modoc Line is approaching the crew change at Wendel. The line had reopened to through traffic three days earlier when Rio Grande and SP merged.

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD45T-2
Location: Wendel, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 6820
Train ID: EUASM
Photo Date: October 16, 1988


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By: Wendel Moran

Added: Mar 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 610871

Empty coal hoppers from Bethlehem Steel begin their journey back to the mines. The early Conrail motive power consist includes an Erie-Lackawanna SD45, a Penn Central GP30, and a Reading C424.

Railroad: Erie Lackawanna
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: EL 3629
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 07, 1976


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Mar 23, 2017

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Photo ID: 610839

ISLETA NM Jan 21 1984 -- Amtrak F40PHs 292 and 246 lead the Southwest Limited on its journey across Santa Fe's Transcon.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Isleta, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 292
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 21, 1984


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By: Charles Stookey

Added: Mar 22, 2017

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Photo ID: 610837

CNW 8005 leads a piggy back train thru Bertram, IA in August of 1993. The train has just passed under the Hwy 13 bridge. The CNW was busy as they were handling several trains detouring due to floo... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD60
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 8005
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1993


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By: Greg Mross

Added: Mar 22, 2017

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Photo ID: 610833

A Faux SD38-2

Working the hump at Union Pacific's JR Davis Yard in Roseville, California, is "SD38-2" 2841, named for Vencil Brown. This repowered SD40-2 began life in Apr... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Roseville, California, USA
Locomotive #: UP 2841
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 11, 2001


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Mar 22, 2017

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Photo ID: 610823

They Wyoming Colorado was a neat little tourist operation. The line was pretty impressive the train is climbing the hill in an S loop. The FP7 1512 and 1510 were leased from Mountain Diesel. They ... (more)

Railroad: Wyoming and Colorado
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Centennial, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: MD 1512
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1995


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By: Steve Ellis

Added: Mar 22, 2017

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