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Gone for good
These are engines that are either already scrapped, are in deadlines, or they're in severe danger of being scrapped. Not everything can be preserved.
Photo Album By: Matt Maloy
 
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Photo ID: 463632

We were watching the rip track being switched when what to our wondering eyes should appear, but engineer Santa! Remains are GP40s 370 and 360.

Railroad: Rock Island
Locomotive: EMD GP7
Location: Silvis, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: RI 4529
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 15, 1978


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By: Paul Strang

Added: Dec 25, 2013

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Photo ID: 463566

This is the shell of former NP RS-11 905 (BN 4185) which was purchased in 1988 as a parts source and by 2000 it had done its part to keep the LTV Steel Mining Co. RS-11 fleet running. This shell ... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: Alco RS-11
Location: Hoyt lakes, Minnesota, USA
Locomotive #: BN 4185
Train ID: N/A
Photo Date: Unknown


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By: Todd M.

Added: Dec 24, 2013

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Photo ID: 462895

They were lined up in long rows in the north end of the yard, one of the finest Alcos ever assembled in America. The didn't last much longer. This one came from P&N to SCL, to L&N. I would love... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: Alco C420
Location: Loyall, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: L&N 1378
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 25, 1981


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By: TC Caughman

Added: Dec 19, 2013

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Photo ID: 462870

Looking pretty shabby at the end of it's career with the GB&W - such a shame. Originally EL 2415.

Railroad: Green Bay & Western
Locomotive: Alco C424
Location: N. Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: GBW 321
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1994


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By: Pete Greischar

Added: Dec 19, 2013

Views: 2,433
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Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 461662

One of my reasons for making a trip to Maine in 1981 was this group of BL2's, a unit I'd never seen before. Regretfully this is pretty much what I ended up with. A long line of units covered with ... (more)

Railroad: Bangor & Aroostook
Locomotive: EMD BL2
Location: Northern Maine Junction, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: BAR 55
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 07, 1981


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By: Chuck Schwesinger

Added: Dec 09, 2013

Views: 7,594
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Favorited: 17


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Photo ID: 461219

Was a sad end to the 2 Saginaw Rescar units

Railroad: RESCAR
Locomotive: CF7
Location: Saginaw, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: RESX 2535
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 29, 2007


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By: Roger Daniels

Added: Dec 06, 2013

Views: 8,286
Comments: 1

Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 460415

Skeletonized ex-PC E8A 293 awaits its fate in New Orleans,LA..

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 293
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1977


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Nov 29, 2013

Views: 9,172
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Favorited: 33
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Photo ID: 460172

What ever became of.....? I had always hoped they'd put a 12-251 in one of these but I guess they have plenty of frames so it was not to be. The parts were harder to come by and they ended up li... (more)

Railroad: Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Locomotive: MLW C424
Location: Springdale, Arkansas, USA
Locomotive #: AM 4242
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 22, 2010


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Nov 27, 2013

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Photo ID: 459392

Kind of like a kid in an abandoned candy store, I enjoyed roaming around this things but I wished they had not be retired. They will be parted out like most scrappers they just junked a lot of re... (more)

Railroad: Allied Services
Locomotive: GMD SD50F
Location: Georgianna, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: ASDX 5425
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 17, 2009


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Nov 21, 2013

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Photo ID: 459181

Say goodbye. These units were originally CN and ended their working careers as leasers but by 2009 they wait in line to be parted out and cut up. Despite the necessity it's always sad. I think ... (more)

Railroad: Allied Services
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: Georgianna, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: ASDX 6902
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 10, 2009


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Nov 18, 2013

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Photo ID: 458916

Amtrak's first and 147th out of 150 SDP40F's meet the torch together at Pielet Brothers scrap yard.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD SDP40F
Location: McCook, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 500/646
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1992


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Nov 16, 2013

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Comments: 4

Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 458525

NSW 05 and friends......

Railroad: Grand Trunk Western
Locomotive: Steam 0-8-0
Location: Galt, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: GTW 8305
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1987


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Nov 13, 2013

Views: 6,722
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Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 453856

The boneyard at Altoona Works, July 1952. The locomotive at the left is a 2-8-0 H Class Mikado and the one in the background is a 2-10-4 J Class Texas type.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: n/a
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: July 25, 1952


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Oct 04, 2013

Views: 9,460
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Photo ID: 451763

Some Conrail trade-in covered wagons were on display at the open house at EMD.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: LaGrange, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CR
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1978


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Sep 18, 2013

Views: 4,294
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Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 451620

Nearly two years after the WP-UP merger, more than a dozen Western Pacific locomotives were stored, neglected, and eventually retired in Salt Lake City. Image photographed on Kodachrome 25 film on... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD GP7s, GP9s, GP20s
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: Various
Train ID: Retired WP Power
Photo Date: August 24, 1985


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By: James Belmont

Added: Sep 17, 2013

Views: 5,713
Comments: 1

Favorited: 16

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