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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.
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Photo ID: 595398

Minuteman Without a Top Coat

Boston & Maine SW8 803 rolled out of LaGrange in 1953 wearing B&M’s maroon and gold “Minuteman” scheme. Service in the New England environment for twen... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD SW8
Location: Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 803
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1981


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 07, 2016

Views: 1,706
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Photo ID: 595392

Under Wabash control, the Ann Arbor had only two Alco RS-1's Nos.20 and 21. Number 21 was assigned in September 1962 to local service at Owosso, Michigan. Photo taken from my slide collection, pho... (more)

Railroad: Ann Arbor Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-1
Location: Owosso, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: AA 21
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1963


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Nov 07, 2016

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Photo ID: 595333

An eastbound Santa Fe pig train exits the horseshoe at Allard, California. The train’s caboose can be seen in the distance, with 44 TOFC cars separating it from the engines.

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: GE C30-7
Location: Allard, California, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 8136
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 11, 1984


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 06, 2016

Views: 1,353
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Photo ID: 595263

"Power of Tomorrow. Today" This slogan is seen adorning EMD's first SD60 demonstrator which is in transit from their plant in LaGrange to Conrail territory for testing. Tom Golden pho... (more)

Railroad: Electro Motive Division (EMD)
Locomotive: EMD SD60
Location: Riverdale, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: EMDX 1
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 16, 1984


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Nov 06, 2016

Views: 3,551
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Photo ID: 595164

CNW 943, an SD45 and SD40-2 CNW 6815 pair up to handle an eastbound train 472 into Eau Claire from East Minneapolis, MN. The train is crossing the Chippewa River bridge with Old Wells Road bridge ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 943
Train ID: CNW 472
Photo Date: September 30, 1980


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Nov 05, 2016

Views: 1,092
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Photo ID: 595163

CNW 54, formerly Chicago Great Western, RS-2 idles in Huron , SD in early October 1980. At this time, the no. 54 was the last RS-2 active on CNW, assigned to Huron which was headquarters for most ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-2
Location: Huron, South Dakota, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 54
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1980


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Nov 05, 2016

Views: 2,015
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Photo ID: 595158

NA Junction CO -- Westbound Missouri Pacific GP38-2 2023 hits the NA Junction switch in southeastern Colorado where the MoPac meets the AT&SF. Sadly, the route has been abandoned.

Railroad: Missouri Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: NA Junction, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: MP 2023
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1978


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By: Charles Stookey

Added: Nov 05, 2016

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Photo ID: 595144

Exhibiting an “open door” policy most likely caused by overheating on a warm May day, Santa Fe SD45R 5329 leads a westbound train drifting downgrade out of Bealville.

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD SD45R
Location: Bealville, California, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 5329
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 10, 1984


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 05, 2016

Views: 3,276
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Photo ID: 595129

Train Time at Perry

The Little Rock & Western’s entire roster is visible in this photo at the railroad’s home base in Perry, Arkansas. C420 101, which has recently arrived from Lit... (more)

Railroad: Little Rock & Western Railway
Locomotive: Alco C420
Location: Perry, Arkansas, USA
Locomotive #: LRW 102
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 23, 1987


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 05, 2016

Views: 1,993
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Photo ID: 595127

Eastbound EL train passing through Pullman Junction

Railroad: Erie Lackawanna
Locomotive: GE U25B
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: EL 2524
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1972


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By: Joe Blackwell

Added: Nov 05, 2016

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Photo ID: 595066

While waiting for my DC-bound train at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, I took the opportunity to get to the end of my platform to record this light E60 rolling through on the adjacent track. ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: E-60
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: Amtrak 955
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 21, 1978


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 04, 2016

Views: 2,942
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Photo ID: 594931

BELVA OK May 15 1978 -- An SD40-2 and a U33C roll toward the east end of Belva. Unit 5049 has only been on the property around seven months.

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Belva, Oklahoma, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 5049
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 15, 1978


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By: Charles Stookey

Added: Nov 03, 2016

Views: 1,423
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Photo ID: 594929

Need a facelift? CNW 402 needs a crane and a forklift to re-rail the front truck after a minor derailment near the enginehouse in Marshalltown, IA in May of 1985.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Marshalltown, Iowa, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 402
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1985


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By: Greg Mross

Added: Nov 03, 2016

Views: 5,737
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Photo ID: 594855

Conrail RSD5 6802 awaits its fate in the deadline at Collinwood, Ohio. Unfortunately, that fate was the scrapper’s torch.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: Alco RSD-5
Location: Collinwood, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6802
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 19, 1979


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 02, 2016

Views: 4,218
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Photo ID: 594821

Four SD40-2s and a GP9 pull a freight out of Pigs Eye Yard heading west at Dayton's Buff in St. Paul, MN. The missing logos indicates it nearing the end of Milwaukee's transcontinental era as the ... (more)

Railroad: Milwaukee Road
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: MILW 176
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 14, 1979


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Nov 01, 2016

Views: 2,676
Comments: 2

Favorited: 17

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