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The Way it Used to Be
Things change. Railroads are no different. A collection of images showing the railroads as they used to be.
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Photo ID: 684502

Having dumped their loads for the Jones & Laughlin steel furnaces, hoppers are now being returned by the Cuyahoga Valley to interchange connections. Soon they will be back at the mines.

Railroad: Cuyahoga Valley Line
Locomotive: EMD SW8
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: CUVA 855
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 22, 1981


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jan 18, 2019

Views: 1,680
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Photo ID: 682518

Amtrak train 710 makes a station stop in Merced, CA, under beautiful springtime skies. In the lead are two ex-SP FP7s, one already repainted into Amtrak livery. The train is on the station track, ... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Merced, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 6461
Train ID: AMTK 710
Photo Date: March, 1974


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Dec 31, 2018

Views: 6,511
Comments: 3

Favorited: 44
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Photo ID: 682441

After Santa Fe took over Toledo, Peoria & Western, home road locomotives were disposed of or dispersed into the Santa Fe system. Initially, the AT&SF brought in a fleet of EMD GP39-2s to operate o... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD GP39-2
Location: East Peoria, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 3631
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: March, 1984


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Dec 30, 2018

Views: 1,321
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Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 682272

Bangor and Aroostook GP7R 65-70 and an ex-Conrail GP38 with stored BL-2's at N. Maine Jct. yard, Bangor,Maine

Railroad: Bangor & Aroostook
Locomotive: EMD GP7R
Location: Bangor, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: BAR 65
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 23, 1983


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Dec 29, 2018

Views: 1,528
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 682253

The Oneida & Western was a railroad without track. Due to the Louisville & Nashville’s inability to supply sufficient empty cars and power, the Shamrock Coal Company bought its own cars and SD40-2... (more)

Railroad: Oneida & Western
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Corbin, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: OTX 9951
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 22, 1982


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Dec 28, 2018

Views: 5,177
Comments: 5

Favorited: 26


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Photo ID: 681949

CP Rail's two GP30s 5000-5001 (1st#8200-8201) were wreck replacement units ordered to test the new second generation models being marketed by GMDD. CP was pleased with its two trail units and was... (more)

Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway
Locomotive: GMD GP30
Location: Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: CP 5000
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 07, 1988


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Dec 26, 2018

Views: 2,827
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 681838

It's a Wonderful Life! PC 2042 leads a local from Geneva to Cayuga through downtown Seneca Falls, NY. Seneca Falls served as the inspiration of the fictional town "Bedford Falls" in th... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Alco RS-32
Location: Seneca Falls, New York, USA
Locomotive #: PC 2042
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 19, 1976


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By: Ted Steinbrenner

Added: Dec 24, 2018

Views: 4,220
Comments: 1

Favorited: 25

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Photo ID: 681830

Two Chicago & North Western EMD SD40-2s and two Alco C-628s try to pull a derailed coal gon back onto the rails in a snowstorm at the railroad’s Butler Yard in Wisconsin on January 4, 1986. I’m no... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Butler, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6814
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 04, 1986


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Dec 24, 2018

Views: 5,141
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Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 681829

New Conrail GE C39-8 Nos. 6008 and 6012 sit at the locomotive facility of Burlington Northern’s Clyde Yard in Cicero, Illinois, on August 10, 1986. Conrail purchased 22 C39-8s in the summer of 198... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE C39-8 (Dash 8-39C)
Location: Cicero, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6008
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: August 10, 1986


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Dec 24, 2018

Views: 2,235
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Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 681778

A stretch of subzero weather in January 1984 left Amtrak's trouble-prone SPV-2000 railcars unable to propel themselves, so diesels including veteran RS-3s were drafted to keep things moving. Amtra... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Alco RS-3
Location: Berlin, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: 138
Train ID: Springfield shuttle
Photo Date: January 21, 1984


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Dec 24, 2018

Views: 4,004
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Favorited: 23


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Photo ID: 681719

A pair of CN SD40-2Ws wait out the snow storm in the Fraser Canyon near the Hope depot. At this moment, nature is winning, but within the next day things will start to get back to normal.

Railroad: Canadian National Railway
Locomotive: SD40-2W
Location: Hope, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: CN 5347
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 16, 1986


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Dec 23, 2018

Views: 1,146
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Photo ID: 681543

Delivered in early 1978 from EMD, SP GP40-2 No. 7625 still shows off its shiny red paint as it leads a westbound manifest through San Timoteo Canyon. This part of the canyon, a little east of Ordw... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Redlands, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 7625
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 25, 1982


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Dec 22, 2018

Views: 1,817
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Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 681539

After sundown, with a pair of grain hoppers sitting in the set-out track, Santa Fe 3549 West roars past headed for the summit and Richmond beyond. It's rare to see a GP38 in these parts, as 4-axle... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD GP38
Location: Glen Frazer, California, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 3549
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 02, 1985


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Dec 22, 2018

Views: 1,022
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 681436

Ex-Lehigh Valley 508 leads this loaded coal train north to New York state on Conrail's Corning Secondary. Within three months the last through trains would travel between Williamsport, PA and Corn... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE U23B
Location: Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 2784
Train ID: UMB
Photo Date: July 16, 1988


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By: Jim Appleman

Added: Dec 21, 2018

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Photo ID: 681423

Three big, six-motor EMD's move out of the D&H Colonie Shops. Seemingly out of place, with both the D&H and EL being under the N&W Dereco arrangement since 1968 it was not uncommon to see EL powe... (more)

Railroad: Erie Lackawanna
Locomotive: EMD SDP45
Location: Watervliet, New York, USA
Locomotive #: EL 3635
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 12, 1970


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By: Ian Stronach

Added: Dec 21, 2018

Views: 3,269
Comments: 0

Favorited: 19
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