A Roger Puta Photograph
Looking like a scene from late 70s/early 80s Pittsburgh, a freshly painted Chessie GE meets a P&LE U-Boat. From Lake Shore Railway Museum's "Night at the Museum" 2017.
OC&E's last loaded log train is arriving at Klamath Falls.
The final trainload of logs hauled by Oregon, California & Eastern is passing through Olene Gap, ten miles from tie-up at Klamath Falls.
LSI&I 2501 arrives in the yard at Eagle Mills with a loaded ore train in June of 1987.
A few months back, one of my photos started a discussion about the radiator overhangs on Dash-7 GE’s being noticeably different from those on 33- and 36-series U-boats. This photo of a U33B and a ... (more)
After Amtrak took over passenger operations many of Santa Fe's passenger power was downgraded to freight service as a trio of these units attests passing westbound through Mc Cook.
The first train of Weyerhaeuser's 1988 logging season heads east with empties for the reload at Bly. In less than two years, operations on OC&E would cease.
After slowing to make sure that no one is going to slide into the grade crossing, the engineer notches out Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern U33B 3301 as it works through the sleepy village of Loc... (more)
Prior to abandonment, Weyerhaeuser moved all equipment off the OC&E. One of the clean-up trains starts up the grade to the east switchback. The lead unit was originally GE demonstrator 2501.
We're at Breeze Terrace in Madison,WI. on a UW football special. We've turned the POOCH on the creeky old turntable at the round house and have re-attached it to the train. While everyone else wor... (more)
Railfans and curious bystanders from all around flocked to the HMCR terminal one Sunday afternoon for an open house.
Oregon, California & Eastern's first train of the summer 1988 season approaches the West Switchback. Note the train's caboose in the distance.
Two U50's spliced by a GP9B lead an early pig train.