Three units – a pair of GE U50’s and an EMD DD35B – labor up Archer Hill, Union Pacific’s climb from Crow Creek east of Cheyenne, the day after Christmas, 1966. While not the ordeal nor the rugged... (more)
Soon after Guilford Transportation gained control of the Delaware & Hudson, Maine Central, Boston & Maine, and Springfield Terminal, a lot of the motive power of those roads was reassigned. The fi... (more)
With storms surrounding the Eagle Mills, Michigan area, a small hole of full sun opened up for just a moment on a set of Lake Superior & Ishpeming U-boats working some non-ore traffic in the yard.... (more)
One of the two pairs of operating LS&I cascade green GE's start a load out of the Eagle Mills yard destined for the dock in Marquette.
UP eastbound near Odessa
There is a small but interesting train museum adjacent to the Pueblo Union Depot train station, including these two unique pieces. DOT 001 is a U30C that used to be used on the Department of Tran... (more)
After dropping off a loaded iron ore train at the connection with Southern Pacific at Ferrum on the western end of the Eagle Mountain RR the power and caboose head back toward Eagle Mountain.
Just days out of General Electric’s Erie works on June 28, 1964, and showroom fresh, Southern Pacific U50 8500 simmers under the El Paso sun, about to lend its considerable 5,000 hp to a westboun... (more)
An L&N U30C rolls off of the turntable at Loyall, Kentucky. The hostler has an assistant riding with him on this warm May morning.
One year old RI 4583, Rock Island owned 18 GE 3000hp U30C's numbered 4582-4599.
Preserved from the now closed railroad, QCR JMG1 are moved to St-Jean-Chrysostome
One of Kaiser Steel's Eagle Mountain RR U30C's showed up at SP's Taylor Yard engine facility for some wheel work.
Three of the HMCR's four engines sit on the line just south of Clinton Avenue, with one of their new B39-8s, HMCR 8527, sandwiched between their B23-7 and their U23B.
LS&I brings an empty ore train past Bagdad on the way from the dock to Eagle Mills.
Union Pacific was an early customer for General Electric’s new U25B line of 2,500-hp diesels, acquiring 16 of the units including the four demonstrators starting in 1961. Eleven had short high hoo... (more)