Built as SDP40F,remanufactured SDF40-2 by Santa Fe, San Bernardino. (SDF40-2 No.5266, ex-Amtrak SDP40F No.644)
A pair of tuscan red E8s present a sight that was common on the Pennsylvania RR in the 1960s, but the scene is in former New Haven territory at Pine Orchard (Branford), CT, and the ex-PRR E8s are ... (more)
C&O F7(A) no.7004 sports an experimental paint scheme applied in 1960 to simplify the paint schemes, yet providing good visibility of the units at grade crossings. Two F7As nos.7004 and 7068, and ... (more)
Rock Island 630 and CGW 116-A all a glow during the blue hour in Oelwein, IA.
The Rock Island 630 is displayed at the Hub City Heritage RR Museum during their "Railroad Days" event. The two E Units have received recent cosmetic refurbishment by MAC in Kansas City... (more)
Rock Island E8A 652 and E6A 630, now owned by the Manly Junction Railway Museum/Iowa Northern Railway, make their public debut at the Hub City Heritage Corp. Railway Museum's 2017 Railroad Days ev... (more)
Rock Island E8A 652 and E6A 630, now owned by Iowa Northern Railway, make their public debut at the Hub City Heritage Corp. Railway Museum's 2017 Railroad Days event.
it is late afternoon and the Pennsy's summer time NORTHERN ARROW with sections headed for Cincinnati, St. Louis and Chicago via Fort Wayne has backed out onto the railroad dock to pick up passenge... (more)
The NORTHERN ARROW was made up of sections from Cincinnati, St. Louis and Chicago. It operated during the summer months to bring tourists and cottage owners to northern Michigan resorts. Its dest... (more)
To celebrate Canada 150, Canadian Pacific brought out its Royal Canadian Pacific train on a nationwide tour similar to how the Holiday Trains work. I was able to chase it in the Golden Horseshoe r... (more)
Heading east on the Galt Sub, CP 40B approaches Milton West heading for Toronto.
After a crew change at Lambton Yard, 40B is again underway for Hamilton.
A Roger Puta Photograph
Stone Mountain Park's 6147 (a former Southern FP7) leads its excursion train through the pine forests on a muggy July afternoon.
Before the revival that began in the late 1970s, many off-peak Chicago commuter trains were rather modest affairs. A Burlington E8 that had became the property of Burlington Northern five months e... (more)