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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: 602831

A Milwaukee freight led by GP9 285 heads west (south) past a string of loaded log cars east of Maytown, WA on April Fool's Day 1979. The train is en route to Portland, OR and will get on BN tracka... (more)

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Maytown, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 285
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 01, 1979


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Jan 13, 2017

Views: 2,240
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Photo ID: 602800

Philadelphia-bound hoppers roll eastbound through Belmont on the former Reading main line. The road on the hill above the train is the Schuylkill Expressway, sometimes known as the world’s longest... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Belmont, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6819
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 21, 1987


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jan 13, 2017

Views: 1,380
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Photo ID: 602773

Tennessee Pass—1985
Rolling over the very top of Tennessee Pass after helping an eastbound Rio Grande freight up the 3% grade out of Minturn are four SD40T-2 Tunnel Motors—the engineer ... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: Tennessee Pass, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5393
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 09, 1985


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Jan 12, 2017

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Photo ID: 602714

Santa Fe SD40-2 5160 with Missouri Pacific SD40-2 3300 at Fort Worth, Texas Centennial yard.

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 5160
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1984


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Jan 12, 2017

Views: 1,662
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Photo ID: 602598

Santa Fe (ATSF) SF30C 9558 at Crowley, Texas.

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: GE/ATSF SF30C
Location: Crowley, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 9558
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 05, 1987


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Jan 11, 2017

Views: 1,764
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Photo ID: 602567

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BO 7602
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1981


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Jan 10, 2017

Views: 1,881
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Photo ID: 602503

In need of visiting the wash rack (and maybe the paint shop as well), Chessie System/B&O GP40-2 4137 leads a very late SLTT, the St. Louis Trailer Train, westbound at Lansdowne, MD on Track 1 of t... (more)

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Lansdowne, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: B&O 4137
Train ID: SLTT
Photo Date: November 10, 1985


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By: Ted Grumbine

Added: Jan 10, 2017

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Photo ID: 602400

A pair of Union Pacific EMD SD40-2s power a long double stack train southbound on the Indiana Harbor Belt at La Grange, Illinois, on November 22, 1986. UP No. 4276 is former Missouri Pacific No. 3... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: La Grange, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 4276
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 22, 1986


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Jan 09, 2017

Views: 1,727
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Photo ID: 602376

Conrail’s yard in Lansdale, Pennsylvania served as a staging area for freight traffic on SEPTA’s North Penn, Doylestown, and Stony Creek branches. A local from Abrams Yard near King of Prussia wou... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP15-1
Location: Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 1605
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1987


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jan 09, 2017

Views: 1,768
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Photo ID: 602354

Less than a month old, a trio of Conrail C30-7As are seen awaiting their next assignment at the IHB's Blue Island Yard. Note a traincrew's opinion about the new locomotive additions that was draw... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE C30-7
Location: Riverdale, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6594
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 08, 1984


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Jan 09, 2017

Views: 2,249
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Photo ID: 602316

Sometimes a GP38-2 Isn’t Enough

While I don’t recall the exact problem, the crew of a Conrail local switching a readi-mix concrete plant in Bowie, Maryland encountered an issue wit... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Bowie, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: CR 8090
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 29, 1988


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jan 09, 2017

Views: 6,245
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Photo ID: 602232

Working inside the wye where Conrail’s Pope’s Creek Secondary meets the Northeast Corridor, a Conrail local switches cars at a readi-mix concrete plant in Bowie, Maryland. Behind the concrete pla... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Bowie, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: CR 8090
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 29, 1988


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jan 08, 2017

Views: 1,920
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Photo ID: 602186

"Tangent"
OBSS (R171) powered by RF&P GP40-2 145 and GP40 126, plus three, westbound at White Marsh, MD on the Philadelphia Sub.
(Kodachrome)

Railroad: Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: White Marsh, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: RF&P 145
Train ID: OBSS (R171)
Photo Date: May 17, 1987


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By: Ted Grumbine

Added: Jan 08, 2017

Views: 1,694
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Photo ID: 602029

Everything is black. A pair of former Penn Central F7As are hooked to a former Penn Central Geep as the set of black units are staged in an equally dirty, grimy Colehour Yard. Tom Golden photo.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CR 1866
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 04, 1978


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Jan 07, 2017

Views: 4,369
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Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 601975

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: EMD GP35
Location: Thurmond, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CO 3524
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: October, 1981


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Jan 06, 2017

Views: 1,883
Comments: 2

Favorited: 21
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