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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.
Photo Album By: ckeefer58
 
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Photo ID: 652698

MILW 22 leads an eastbound freight through ranch lands west of Ellensburg near Thorp, WA in the upper Yakima River valley. The train is head to Othello, WA and points east having originated in Tac... (more)

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Thorp, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 22
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 27, 1978


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 24, 2018

Views: 1,404
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Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 652695

A race of turtles is occurring as IL 8075 gets its freight underway while Indiana Harbor Belt delivers a transfer of coal cars powered by SW1500 9205 and an older SW. Both trains are southbound al... (more)

Railroad: Illinois Central
Locomotive: EMD GP10
Location: Homewood, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: IC 8075
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 30, 1979


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Mar 24, 2018

Views: 1,123
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Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 652653

The late setting sun reflects on a Waukesha rock train westbound passing our East Patrol in the siding at East Rio. It's two years after LINES WEST is gone and three years from the SOO LINE buying... (more)

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: East Rio, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 365
Train ID: MILW East Patrol
Photo Date: 1982


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Mar 24, 2018

Views: 1,006
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Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 652339

Northwestern Steel and Wire #74 was built at Grand Trunk Western 8374 in 1929, was sold to NWS&L in 1960, and is seen here working the mill in 1978. Steam operations ended in December 1980 and the... (more)

Railroad: Northwestern Steel & Wire
Locomotive: Steam 0-8-0
Location: Sterling, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NWSL 74
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 01, 1978


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Mar 21, 2018

Views: 3,858
Comments: 6

Favorited: 22

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Photo ID: 651423

On a hot afternoon in June 1973, Santa Fe 8712 West passes a classic signal bridge that's lost it's target signal. At this time the railroad was cutting down its signal bridges and replacing them ... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: GE U36C
Location: Martinez, California, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 8712
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 21, 1973


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Mar 13, 2018

Views: 1,439
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Favorited: 13

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Photo ID: 650109

One of the Lehigh Valley’s dynamic brake-equipped SW8’s idles at the west end of Allentown yard. Those 50’ Vermont Railway boxcars were a common sight in that era.

Railroad: Lehigh Valley
Locomotive: EMD SW8
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: LV 265
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 27, 1976


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Mar 01, 2018

Views: 3,649
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Favorited: 21
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Photo ID: 649998

Orders at Porter. The conductor receives his orders as his train rolls west through Porter Junction in 1977.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: caboose
Location: Porter, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: CR 23307
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: 1977


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By: GEORGE M. STUPAR

Added: Feb 28, 2018

Views: 3,692
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Favorited: 25
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Photo ID: 649938

An Illinois Central Highliner commuter train leaves a station just south of the Conrad Hilton hotel in Chicago and heads south to the suburbs. The Chicago, South Shore & South Bend also used (and ... (more)

Railroad: Illinois Central
Locomotive: Highliner
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: IC 1337
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1972


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Feb 28, 2018

Views: 1,059
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Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 649937

ICG SW9 no. 455 and a vintage IC caboose idle between switching chores at Dubuque, IA on a balmy January day in 1976.

Railroad: Illinois Central Gulf
Locomotive: EMD SW9
Location: Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Locomotive #: ICG 455
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 1976


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Feb 28, 2018

Views: 1,196
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Favorited: 11

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Photo ID: 649331

Union Pacific train HKB (Houston - KC - Bailey yard) passes Missouri Pacific's freight house in Denton, TX. The only object left in this scene besides the main track is the 186' Morrison Milling C... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Denton, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: UP 3224
Train ID: HKB
Photo Date: July 31, 1985


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Feb 23, 2018

Views: 1,443
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Favorited: 19

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Photo ID: 649308

The"VALPO DUMMY?"

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: PC 5959
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1973


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Feb 23, 2018

Views: 1,773
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Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 649282

Built Like a Mack Truck

That phrase was very much a part of the fabric of Allentown, Pennsylvania, home of the world headquarters of Mack Trucks. Although I grew up about twenty mi... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Flat Car
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NW 203032
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 27, 1984


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Feb 23, 2018

Views: 11,793
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Favorited: 27
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Photo ID: 643305

CNW 6820 passes a MOW front end loader as it heads on to the BN at Saunders, WI in May of 1986. The train will use trackage rights to the Twin Cities. Note the train orders on a pole attached to a... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Saunders, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6820
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1986


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By: Greg Mross

Added: Jan 03, 2018

Views: 1,778
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Photo ID: 643226

Toledo, Peoria & Western’s Morton Switcher powered by the road’s lone EMD GP18 No. 600, switches a lumber yard at Morton, Illinois, on December 16, 1983.

Railroad: Toledo, Peoria & Western
Locomotive: EMD GP18
Location: Morton, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: TPW 600
Train ID: TPW Morton Switcher
Photo Date: December 16, 1983


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Jan 02, 2018

Views: 1,087
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Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 643068

A Detroit Edison coal train is parked at Lowellville, OH presumably on PLE trackage. The U30Cs and SD40s borrowed EMD's demo scheme from the SD45 era circa 1966.

Railroad: Detroit Edison (DEEX)
Locomotive: GE U30C
Location: Lowellville, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: DEEX 007
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 28, 1981


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Jan 01, 2018

Views: 1,128
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11

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