Continuing the story from photo, 594747. After NE-1 had passed, my father and I went to Bound Brook to catch the ME-2 making a set-out for the CNJ. C420 408/C420 404/GP9 301/C420 409 pull past t... (more)
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)
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)
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.
"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)
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)
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)
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.
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.
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)
Eastbound EL train passing through Pullman Junction
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)
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.
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.
Conrail RSD5 6802 awaits its fate in the deadline at Collinwood, Ohio. Unfortunately, that fate was the scrapper’s torch.