Faded, and with yellow safety paint added to the handrails and journal box covers, this Reading SW1 looks otherwise the same as when it rolled out of LaGrange in 1941. It survived as one of the ol... (more)
BUTTES CO March 11 1980 -- An SD 40-2 leads a coal train.
Memorial Day Weekend 1975 gave me the opportunity to visit Vancouver Island for the first time. Our ferry landed in Nanaimo, and presented me with an opportunity to see CP Rail colors for the firs... (more)
With alternating 1970’s/1960’s paint schemes, five Reading EMD’s roll an eastbound freight on the main line at Hecla, Pennsylvania. Lead locomotive 3674 is one of five GP40-2’s underwritten by Bet... (more)
WP NW2 No. 608 sits on the turntable tracks next to Tidewater Southern Alco RS1 No. 746. No. 608 is now on display in restored paint at the Portola Railroad Museum.
The one-of-a-kind 6,000 hp experimental freight electric rests between assignments in the forlorn yard tracks east of Harrisburg's station. Weighing in at 182 1/2 tons and nearly 69 feet long, th... (more)
Freshly painted DMIR 157 and a spotless caboose, C-239 are parked at BN's Rices Point Yard south of downtown Duluth, MN, presumably during a transfer run from Proctor. 1984 was a year of significa... (more)
Rock Island F9M 4161 and GP9 1319 idle at Rock Island's Inver Grove Yard engine facility in South St. Paul. The F unit was originally built as an F3 for Union Pacific, and later upgraded to an F9 ... (more)
UP morning eastbound hot pig train out of Los Angeles has just topped over the summit of Cajon Pass and is starting the descent of the east side of the pass.
CP 5592 rolls west with a manifest freight in the Thompson River Canyon east of Lytton, BC. The CN can be viewed on the other side of the river. At this time, CP and CN stayed on their own tracks ... (more)
Union Pacific's PVSC manifest freight is ready to depart Provo Yard for Salt Lake City with a pair of Missouri Pacific GP38-2s for power and caboose • July 18, 1986
As dusk falls on the quiet town of North Lima, Ohio, a Pittsburgh & Lake Erie SW1500 is shut down for the night. The unit is off line on the Youngstown & Southern, accompanied by a Y&S caboose.
A set of Pittsburgh and Lake Erie power rolls toward the engine house in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania. The P&LE U28B’s were early production, with the U25B carbody.
Exhibiting severe corrosion issues in its skin, the 4876 is crossing John Street, heading back to the yard to await its next trip to Penn Station, New York. Note the graffiti scrawled in the dust... (more)
CR local coming off DTI connector onto exPRR CR main Lima