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Photo ID: 639416

When my father would see his Uncle Rob, he would usually would give my father a new Baldwin Locomotive Works Builder's Card. Robert S. McKee, Sr. worked for Baldwin as a design engineer, so Uncle ... (more)

Railroad: St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad (Frisco)
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Eddystone, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: SLSF 4521
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1943


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By: James R Doughty

Added: Nov 28, 2017

Views: 2,467
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Photo ID: 639410

Two U.S. Army Alco MRS1 road switchers lead a train off of the Aberdeen & Rockfish and onto the tracks of the Cape Fear Railway, based in Fort Bragg. Today’s consist is entirely made up of aviatio... (more)

Railroad: United States Army
Locomotive: Alco MRS-1
Location: Skibo, North Carolina, USA
Locomotive #: USA B-2078
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 19, 1982


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 28, 2017

Views: 3,106
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Photo ID: 639397

In August 1984, Sacramento Northern GP9 No. 711 idles next to ex-WP GP35s at the engine facility. During this time, UP had brought its big Centennials out of storage, and they were often making it... (more)

Railroad: Sacramento Northern
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Stockton, California, USA
Locomotive #: SN 711
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1984


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By: Steve Schmollinger

Added: Nov 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 639382

The slogan on this caboose reads, "Everyone gains where courtesy reigns". Ahead pulling this train, a Gas Turbine electric. To see the head end, search photo #639380 and thanks to Rick Erben for t... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Forelle, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 25422
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: September, 1967


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 639380

UP's Gas Turbines were around for a couple more years after this photo was taken in Sept. 67. To see the rear end, check photo 639382 and thanks to Rick Erben for the location ID.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE GTEL
Location: Forelle, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 13
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: September, 1967


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 639378

UP rostered 50 GP9's and 50 GP9B's in the first generation of the diesel era. The dawn of the second generation diesel era was about to begin when this train passed.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: unknown, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 319
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: September, 1967


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 639377

Eastbound through a very scenic part of the Overland Route bringing up the markers the old fashioned way. The slogan on the caboose reads, "Don't be curt, be courteous". To see what's pulling this... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Dale Creek, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 25474
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: September, 1967


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 639376

Eastbound through a very scenic part of the Overland Route just before the dawn of the high horsepower era from EMD. To see the companion view of the rear end, check photo #639377.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Dale Creek, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: UP 817
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: September, 1967


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 639364

While I don’t recall the specific reason behind the May 19, 1985 excursion on the Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad, there was an American Cancer Society “Fight Cancer” banner hung off the side of BL... (more)

Railroad: Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad
Locomotive: GE 70-ton
Location: Pumphrey, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: BLA 50
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 19, 1985


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By: Ted Grumbine

Added: Nov 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 639355

One of the first "heritage" repaint projects involved Boston & Maine SW9 1223, which was repainted into its original 1952 maroon and yellow colors in the early 1980s through funding prov... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD SW9
Location: Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1223
Train ID: BO-1
Photo Date: April, 1987


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Nov 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 639354

Boston & Maine SW9 1223 switches the yard at Lawrence, MA, on a winter afternoon. This engine was repainted into its original maroon and yellow colors in the early 1980s in a project funded by th... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD SW9
Location: Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 1223
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: February, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Nov 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 639353

This is the view south from the Lafayette Road overpass in St. Paul on a blustery winter day. A Rock Island transfer disturbs the birds as it passes northbound towards Westminster Junction with s... (more)

Railroad: Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (Rock Island)
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: CRIP 4206
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 1973


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By: Ted Steinbrenner

Added: Nov 28, 2017

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Photo ID: 639344

New Jersey Transit GP7 5681 was built for passenger service on the Jersey Central. When new additions to the roster made the aging unit surplus, it was placed into work train service, as seen here... (more)

Railroad: New Jersey Department of Transportation
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: NJT 5681
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 24, 1984


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 28, 2017

Views: 1,097
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Photo ID: 639305

two veteran units shove a coal train east towards the Alleghenies while a local switches some cars in Pitcairn Yard.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Wall, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6379
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 20, 1995


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By: Steve Raith

Added: Nov 27, 2017

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Photo ID: 639303

In June, 1984 I was given permission to tour inside the Santa Fe RR roundhouse in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Inside were all sorts of fantastic steam and diesel locomotives. Here is 347C sitting nex... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 347C, ATSF M190
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1984


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By: James R Doughty

Added: Nov 27, 2017

Views: 1,889
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