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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: 596973

Jersey bound, a Conrail TV train traverses the junction from the East Penn line to the former Lehigh Valley main line at East Penn Junction. In the background are the former Reading bridge over th... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: East Penn Junction, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 8239
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 26, 1984


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 21, 2016

Views: 1,778
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Photo ID: 596081

Freshly painted for the failed SPSF merger SF 5401 was sitting at Santa Fe's Hobart yard diesel facility.

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 5401
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1985


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By: Joe Blackwell

Added: Nov 14, 2016

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Photo ID: 596029

OKLAHOMA CITY Mar 23 1975 -- Engineer Wayne Rector (right) and Fireman Johnny Goff pose with their office on wheels. The pair were part of the short pool which operated from Arkansas City KS to Pu... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD SDP40F
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 502
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 23, 1975


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By: Charles Stookey

Added: Nov 13, 2016

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Photo ID: 596024

MILW Dynamometer Car X5000 rests in the Milwaukee Depot in March of 1987. I believe this went to the Illinois RR Museum.

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: Dynamometer car
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: MILW X5000
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March, 1987


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By: Greg Mross

Added: Nov 13, 2016

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Photo ID: 595986

Before the SDP40Fs Arrived … Or Were Even Built!

On October 22, 1972, Amtrak train #3, the Southwest Limited, arrived on Track 6 at Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal behind Santa ... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 5526
Train ID: AMTK 3
Photo Date: October 22, 1972


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Nov 13, 2016

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Photo ID: 595985

EMDs Muscle Through Fullerton

Six big EMD diesels hustle a Santa Fe freight eastbound on February 25, 1975. Santa Fe SD45 5564 leads a consist that continues with another SD45, an S... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Fullerton, California, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 5564
Train ID: Eastbound
Photo Date: February 25, 1975


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By: Craig Walker

Added: Nov 13, 2016

Views: 3,815
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Photo ID: 595941

Amtrak's northbound Colonial #94 arrives at Alexandria station just in time for a meet with a southbound RF&P freight led by GP40-2 147.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 342
Train ID: AMTK 141
Photo Date: June 24, 1989


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By: Robert Pisani

Added: Nov 12, 2016

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Photo ID: 595921

BELLE PLAINE KS May 2 1982 -- Santa Fe C30-7 8018 leads a COFC-TOFC train on the Transcon. This GE product was built in December 1977. It was retired in November 1992 while wearing SPSF paint. (R... (more)

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: GE C30-7
Location: Belle Plaine, Kansas, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 8018
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 02, 1982


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By: Charles Stookey

Added: Nov 12, 2016

Views: 1,133
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Photo ID: 595920

PITTSBURG KS April 1977 -- F7A 73 is tied down at the shops.

Railroad: Kansas City Southern Railway
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Pittsburg, Kansas, USA
Locomotive #: KCS 73
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1977


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By: Charles Stookey

Added: Nov 12, 2016

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Photo ID: 595894

EMD’s GP39 was a limited-production model, only penetrating the rosters of three railroads. Industrial Kennecott Copper bought one, shortline Atlanta & St. Andrews Bay purchased two, and Class 1 C... (more)

Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
Locomotive: EMD GP39
Location: Handley, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: CO 3900
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 18, 1981


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 12, 2016

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Photo ID: 595863

A six unit consist appears to be headed towards a train in the departure yard at Silvis, IL.

Railroad: Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (Rock Island)
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Silvis, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CRIP4316
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 30, 1978


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Nov 12, 2016

Views: 2,562
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Photo ID: 595862

Loads East, Empties West

Hinton, West Virginia was a busy division point on the Chesapeake & Ohio. Although there was other traffic, the predominant commodity carried on the C&O wa... (more)

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Hinton, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: BO 4023
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 12, 1986


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 12, 2016

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Photo ID: 595853

MILW 305, a late phase GP9 looks pretty dapper in its original scheme as it waits for its next assignment at Milwaukee Road's Tacoma Tide Flats yard 13 months before the demise of western extensio... (more)

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Tacoma, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 305
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 18, 1979


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Nov 12, 2016

Views: 2,074
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Photo ID: 595847

Venice IL Aug 6 1976 -- Union Electric Lines 7 (left) and 4 are examples of fireless cookers. No 7 has already lost its headlight but still has its generator.

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Fireless 0-6-0
Location: Venice, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UEC 7
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 06, 1976


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By: Charles Stookey

Added: Nov 12, 2016

Views: 3,653
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Photo ID: 595846

GRANADA CO June 17 1979 -- ATSF GP39-2 3613 blasts htough Granada. Unit 3613 was sold to Portland & Western/Williamette & Pacific.

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD GP39-2
Location: Granada, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 3613
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 17, 1979


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By: Charles Stookey

Added: Nov 11, 2016

Views: 1,010
Comments: 1

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