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)
Freshly painted for the failed SPSF merger SF 5401 was sitting at Santa Fe's Hobart yard diesel facility.
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)
MILW Dynamometer Car X5000 rests in the Milwaukee Depot in March of 1987. I believe this went to the Illinois RR Museum.
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)
EMDs Muscle Through FullertonSix 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)
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.
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)
PITTSBURG KS April 1977 -- F7A 73 is tied down at the shops.
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)
A six unit consist appears to be headed towards a train in the departure yard at Silvis, IL.
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)
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)
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.
GRANADA CO June 17 1979 -- ATSF GP39-2 3613 blasts htough Granada. Unit 3613 was sold to Portland & Western/Williamette & Pacific.