During the winter of 1988-89, intense winter conditions in Oregon's Blue Mountains created havoc for Union Pacific. Trains were detoured over Southern Pacific's Modoc Line and via the Feather Rive... (more)
After a bit of a wait, POED with a quintuplet of ex CSX C40-8's (now patched for Maine Central) leans into the curve just east of Shirley Station
A brand new GE leads a UP Z train down the east side of Sand Pass, on the southern edge of the Smoke Creek Desert.
Ex. CSX 7605 & 7542 now MEC sit idling at their new home on Pan Am in RJ Yard awaiting the crew to go to work on the last mild day of February.
Classic General Electric
After southern just clear the Wildwood signal on the CSX Chattanooga Sub, CSX Q212-12 (Waycross,GA-Louisville,KY) get the approach signal to depart Wauhat... (more)
Northbound freight on the former Clinchfield passes the former site of the station. Norfolk Southern track is to the right.
The CN follows the Galena River up from Portage into Galena. A mile outside of Galena is this little pond where its nice and open for an eastbound in the afternoons. Here a loaded grain train work... (more)
NS 38Q power make a run to the eastside lead with a interesting motor consist of UP and CN motors.
UP 9289 leads a quintet of C40-8's just west of Cheyenne, WY in October of 1989.
Hard to imagine that some of these are 27 years old, ancient for a GE.
Rolling through the country with a long string of autoracks somewhere (didn't label the slide).
Power shuffling around the yard.
A former Chicago & Northwestern GE C40-8 leads a CN freight train north on the approach to Byron Hill. The train is headed for Fond du Lac, Wis., from the Chicago area.
Two Chicago & North Western GE C40-8s power a westbound train of empty coal gons (with two tank cars up front) through Maxwell, Nebraska, on the way to North Platte on May 10, 1995.
Dash 8's were state of the art power when they lifted this APL train by Devils Slide in 1988. In the background is the 1000 mile tree and sign marking 1000 miles distance on the original mainlin... (more)