CLOVIS NM Jan 24 1976 -- It has just begun to rain as Santa Fe U36C 8719 sits at the Clovis engine facility. Also pictured are an SD45-2, an SD45, an SD26 and an Locotrol receiver unit (converted ... (more)
Osborn Interlocking in Hammond is where the Indiana Harbor Belt's Kankakee Line crosses the former Nickel Plate Chicago to Fort Wayne mainline. Just west of the interlocking, Osborn Yard is a sma... (more)
Rock commuter train on "Suburban" line approaching Blue Island.
Helpers push Conrail train UPS, laden with coal for the Portland Generating Station, through Bangor, Pennsylvania. The view is from the West Messinger Street bridge, known locally as “the viaduct”... (more)
A New Era
Conrail Symbol ABP-1 rolls northward though Flicksville, Pennsylvania on the former DL&W Bangor & Portland Division. This is the very first APB-1 and it represents a big ... (more)
Out of the Hole
A former Erie-Lackawanna SDP45 leads a dimensional special out of the “Hole” at East Penn Junction. The recently rehabilitated connection from the Lehigh Valley mai... (more)
NORMAN OK June 1984 -- Santa Fe GP50 3817 leads a piggyback train east (compass north) as it approaches the Eufaula Street crossing.
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)