One of two NS F9A units sits quietly by itself behind all of the madness going on at Spencer.
A LTV empty ore train departs Taconite Harbor with an unusual consist. At least the F-unit was on the point as usual.
Of all the canyons traversed by the Rio Grande Zephyr, Gore Canyon was arguably the most spectacular. Viewed from Inspiration Point, Train 17 threads through 60-foot-long Tunnel 40, the shortest b... (more)
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr approaches the western end of Byers Canyon. After a few more twists and turns, the train will be in Parshall, and will begin a short sprint to Kremmling and Gore Ca... (more)
Brought back out of winter storage, Norfolk Southern Executive F's units lead a small OCS train past the detector at MP LG 6.8 on the Lurgan Branch. Train was headed to the Brosnan Forest in S.C. ... (more)
The Rio Grande Zephyr Passed through numerous spectacular canyons in its journey between Denver and Salt Lake City, including Gore, Little Gore, Glenwood, Ruby, and Debeque Canyons. Arguably the m... (more)
On the first day of spring, 1983, the Rio Grande Zephyr winds through a winter wonderland in Winter Park, Colorado. The Silver Lady is about halfway between the Moffatt Tunnel and its first statio... (more)
It’s been several years since Union Pacific F-units have appeared in Denver. But suddenly in the fall of 1968 a group of F9’s transferred from the road’s Northwestern District have started showing... (more)
The OCS train rolls past the old depot in Winnsboro as it begins to slow even more for a track restriction just outside the city. This is their first run of 2016 and they were en route to Brosnan... (more)
The NS OCS gets to stretch its legs for the first time in 2016 on a trip from Altoona PA to Bronsan Forest near Charleston SC
An early season snow followed by a clear blue sky makes for a nice setting as a recently washed power set leads the 3 AM train with 96 empty ore cars back to the mine. F9A 4211 is preserved and op... (more)
Former Erie Mining Company F9A 4210 leads a loaded ore train with 119 cars downgrade towards Taconite Harbor on a beautiful summer day.
Union Pacific EMD F9(A) 535, and 522B in Spokane, Washington. Both units were sold to Rock Island in 2/72 and renumbered as shown: 535-RI 4165, 522B-RI 4103.