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The Way it Used to Be
Things change. Railroads are no different. A collection of images showing the railroads as they used to be.
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Photo ID: 677798

Returning from Metropolitan Edison’s Portland Generating Station in Portland, Pennsylvania, Conrail train UPS drops down the grade at East Bangor with empty hoppers. This location is on the easter... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: East Bangor, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 7968
Train ID: UPS
Photo Date: February 22, 1987


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 18, 2018

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Photo ID: 677706

Five 38-series GP’s and a GP40 lead Conrail train WJAL-1 up the grade on the Bangor & Portland Division in East Bangor, Pennsylvania. Before symbol UPS was instituted for Portland Generating Stati... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP38
Location: East Bangor, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 7679
Train ID: WJAL-1
Photo Date: March 01, 1986


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 17, 2018

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Photo ID: 677676

Born at EMD and delivered to the Milwaukee Road as GP40 179 in October 1966.....in 1968 it was re-numbered to the 2017. In the photo the face of it 10 years after delivery it has a new coat of pai... (more)

Railroad: Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Portage, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 2017
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1976


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Nov 17, 2018

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Photo ID: 677579

Three Conrail SD50’s lead a train of coal past the site of the Lehigh Valley’s Calypso yard in South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Symbolled UPS, the coal is bound for Metropolitan Edison’s Portland Ge... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6781
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 22, 1987


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 15, 2018

Views: 1,133
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Photo ID: 677559

Milwaukee Road 567 has just arrived at House One from Minneapolis. Most likely it was there for some truck work that could not be done in St.Paul.

Railroad: Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific
Locomotive: Baldwin AS-616
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 567
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1972


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Nov 15, 2018

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Photo ID: 677496

One-month-old Conrail C39-8 6009 leads an eastbound train through Geissingers, Pennsylvania. Geissingers is just east of East Penn Junction on the former Lehigh Valley main line.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE C39-8 (Dash 8-39C)
Location: Geissingers, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6009
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 01, 1986


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 15, 2018

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Photo ID: 667220

It's been a little over two years since the N&W-Southern merger. Former Southern MP15, 2351, is sporting a brand new paint job representing the "new" Norfolk Southern. The Southern caboo... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: MP15
Location: North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: NS 2351
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November, 1984


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By: Steve Hutchison

Added: Aug 12, 2018

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Photo ID: 667184

The Alco power has a southbound heavy mixed freight well in hand as it glides through bucolic countryside heading to Wilkes Barre. 1964 was a good year for the old D&H. Soon Alco PAs and Shark N... (more)

Railroad: Delaware & Hudson
Locomotive: Alco C-628
Location: Thompson, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: DH 604
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1965


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By: Donald Haskel (Collection)

Added: Aug 12, 2018

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Photo ID: 667124

Two SD50’s lead a westbound manifest up the ruling grade on the Southern Tier line at McClure, New York. McClure is about halfway between Deposit and Gulf Summit.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: McClure, New York, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6793
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 09, 1988


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Aug 11, 2018

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Photo ID: 667103

Eastbound SP 7247 has stopped while a westbound train goes through the process of taking the SP 7336 out of their consist and putting it on the head end of the eastbound train. It is a cold Janua... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: Mescal, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: SP 7336, SP 7247
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 1988


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By: James R Doughty

Added: Aug 11, 2018

Views: 1,300
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Photo ID: 666981

RESCAR CF7's 2507 and 2535 two ex-ATSF units,at Saginaw, Texas.

Railroad: RESCAR
Locomotive: EMD/ATSF CF7
Location: Saginaw, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: Rescar 2507
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 15, 1988


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Aug 10, 2018

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Photo ID: 666928

Close-up view of Santa Fe 2862 after the major derailment involving three trains. The SF 2862 east plowed into another eastbound waiting at Mountainair, NM for an approaching westbound hotshot. Th... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD GP35
Location: Mountainair, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 2862, ATSF 2849
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 21, 1990


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By: James R Doughty

Added: Aug 09, 2018

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Photo ID: 666922

A hazy September day finds four 40-series EMD’s leading a train past the yard in Reading, Pennsylvania. The train’s routing through town instead of on the Belt Line indicates that there are probab... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6432
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 21, 1985


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Aug 09, 2018

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Photo ID: 666846

WP 3532 is painted in UP Armor Yellow, but has Western Pacific on the side. It is the 4th of July, and I came across this unusual locomotive in the diesel service area in the UP East Los Angeles ... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 3532
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 04, 1983


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By: James R Doughty

Added: Aug 08, 2018

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Photo ID: 666844

The engineer on the WP 3546 west is slowly coming down through the Virgilia siding due to a bad order car, which they will set out on the siding. A group of us got together for a "senior trip... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Twain, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 3546, WP 3008
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 19, 1980


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By: James R Doughty

Added: Aug 08, 2018

Views: 1,063
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