New York Central added 70 new GE U25Bs (phase 1 & 2) to its diesel roster in 1964-65. These 2500-series speed merchants were typically assigned to priority traffic, while older first-generation un... (more)
After torrential thunderstorms overnight, a washout occurred on the Norfolk Southern Lake Erie District near North East, PA. NS detoured trains over the CSX main between Buffalo, NY and Ashtabula,... (more)
An assortment of paint schemes inhabits stalls at BN's roundhouse at Interbay Yard. Workmen here use the turntable not only for access to the roundhouse, but also to turn power headed south to Por... (more)
The sun pops out on a weekend railfan trip to Council Bluff and John made hay at the UP terminal. He was in the Midwest for work assignment and had the weekend to explore, riding a Rock Island tra... (more)
GECX 809 is a B40-8W sporting one of the early prototypes for the GE widecab. This locomotive is still used at the GE Transportation Plant in Erie to move export locomotives around and you can not... (more)
At a safe distance! As the Genesee Valley Transportation Falls Road Railroad/Niagara Frontier Chapter of the NRHS passenger special crosses Washburn Street in Lockport on Saturday, November 4, 201... (more)
Off The Beaten Branch Railroading At the far end of the line in downtown Batavia is this neat industrial facility that gets service weekly. The crew shoves a pair of covered hoppers all ... (more)
An unidentified FM switcher switches the CNW yard at Washington Street on Milwaukee's south side at dusk in December of 1965. The Allis depot is in the background Once the route of the famed "... (more)
"PTC Transfer Transfer Departs Croton"
Metro North Extra 101 heads south out of Croton Harmon Yard bound for Highbridge Yard with 6 M7As in tow. These are the next batch of M7As ... (more)
CP FM's wait at the Nelson Engine House
The end is nearing for the GBW and Alco fleet but in 1992 the shops and yard in Green Bay are still active. The 308 and an E & LS SD-9 are at the sanding tower.
Smell that Fresh Paint!One from the archives today! I recall standing on the North 8th Street Bridge in Altoona waiting on a westbound power move lead by the Wabash heritage unit wh... (more)
SP FM H12-44 No. 2379 tows SDP45 No. 3200 after the latter has received major repairs at SP's Bayshore roundhouse. The pair are making runs up and down the main line while mechanics evaluate the b... (more)
A set of new C30ACi locomotives from GE transportation sit over night on the interchange track awaiting shipment to Angola, South Africa. Locomotives:AR 1850 C30ACiAR 1845 C30ACi
A tiny GE switcher locomotive sits outside the scale house at GE Transportation's Erie Plant. Locomotives:GECX 1943 GE 25-Ton