This was once a common sight across the country, now rare: a classic EMD switcher working an urban yard. Boston & Maine SW9 1231 shuttled cars at Mystic Junction in East Somerville, MA, on a sprin... (more)
Still wearing the patriotic colors of The Pittsburgh & Shawmut Railroad, PNWR 1201 sits with stacks capped in Albany Yard. This unit is suppose to be trimmed from the Portland and Western roster.
Everett Railroad SW9 8990 switches covered hoppers in the woods at Sproul, Pennsylvania. The unit started life as New York Central 8990.
The New Everett
The Everett Railroad of today, notable for steam excursions, has nothing in common with the original Everett Railroad, other than the name. Originally, the road ope... (more)
Founded in the 1880s, the Chicago, West Pullman, and Southern was designed to transport steel from Wisconsin Steel's plant on Chicago's South Side to the nearby Harvester manufacturing plant. The... (more)
ICG shop switcher.......
PLSX SW9 2308 sits outside the PLS shop in East Chicago.
Katy switcher drill cars at its Glen Park Yard.
Lehigh Valley SW-9 282 and 284 at Oak Island Yard
Erie Lackawana SW-9 450(DL & W 555) works Croxton Yard
Conrail SW9 9128 is faded but still wears it's original paint. Now lettered to BRMX, the unit is now a part of the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum.
C&O 5250 switches the carferry Badger at their dock on Jones Island in Milwaukee, WI in April of 1975. Russ Porter Kodachrome from my collection.
..Adam Farence Photo.
After an afternoon excursion Big South Fork Scenic SW9 takes a pause before the crew takes it back to the barn.