One of Amtrak's ASEA AEM-7's rests above an inspection pit inside their Wilmington, DE shops.
Westbound DRGW stack train descending from Soldier Summit at Gilluly
Caked in dirt, its paint peeling, this AEM-7 has put in a lot of hours. Farewell.
Erie-Lackawanna F3(A) 7064 (former Erie No.708D) and Rock Island F7(B) No.23 at Fort Worth, Texas January 1967. Leased and run-through pooled power visited the Rock Island in the Sixties.
The fireman's long locks are catching the breeze as a westbound manifest parallels Water Street on the Enola Branch. Conrail is in its 2nd month, and the grimy Penn Central freight electrics only... (more)
Problems of overheating in exhaust-choked Sierra and Shasta tunnels led EMD and SP in the early 1970s to develop the SD45T and its predecessor SD40T. The answer turned out to be simple and elegant... (more)
The gritty trailing unit on a southbound set of light engines passes through the buildings on Main Street in downtown Greenville, PA.
A freight led by a pair of E-44's passes the depot at North Elizabeth.
Clinchfield management eventually determined their motive power pulled the same tonnage, clean or filthy, so they didn't spend much time washing their fleet. The extremes of the latter are shown h... (more)
Various locomotives at the D&RGW North Yard.
Nearing end of career on the SOO, RS-1 2361 sits on the service track at North Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin.
Sierra 'dupe' 5287 leads a four pack of SD70Ms and the westbound ZNPOA out of Truckee on the final leg of the climb up the eastern slope of the Sierra. Nestled under the tall pines in the backgrou... (more)
A dirty SF 5983 west climbs up the grade passing by the Hesperia station sign in 1985.
Roger Puta Collection
Coal for KaiserIt takes eight SD40-2s to bring Union Pacific's coal train over Cajon Pass as it heads for the Kaiser Steel mill in Fontana, California. Cresting the Summit in April... (more)