CNW SW1200 1217 gets added tractive effort from BU10 while handling switching chores at Cedar Lake Yard, Minneapolis, MN. BU10 started life as CNW 1266, an Alco S-3 switch engine.
Amtrak's Arrowhead from Duluth-Superior crosses the Mississippi River on the former NP bridge north of the Minneapolis station behind E8 no. 332. This unit was CB&Q 9940B, then BN 9933 before Amtr... (more)
Paoli, 1975- a mixture of Deepwater Green Penn Central and Tuscan Red PRR MP54 MU cars are trundling into Paoli Yard. Bringing up the rear is Wilmington-rebuilt (1950-53) ex-PRR no. 508. Today, ... (more)
Reading T-1 No. 2102 is pulling a "shopper's special" from South Hamburg to Philadelphia, passing through the city of its birth. Hopefully, we will soon see this locomotive back in stea... (more)
Eastbound doublestacks roll into Belen.
A westbound mixed freight crosses the flyover at Frost.
Both Icons of the RR industry at the time Milwaukee Road E9 32A and GM&O E7 103 stand side by side at sunset in the Milwaukee Depot after an engine change in the new age of Amtrak.
NdeM road freight pauses at the Saltillo passenger depot.
If anyone would have told me back in the 60's when I hired out on the CMStP&P RR that I would have run a GM&O E7 Ida said "get outta here". But....here it sits one of many that would gra... (more)
Conrail glory days, with two SD50s westbound around 14th Street in Lebanon. The classic Reading Lines signal and the crossover switches were later removed by Norfolk Southern. The 6824 was built... (more)
NS 6592 leads a variety of power on a freight train near Kings Mountain, NC.
A Westbound Rio Grande manifest is making quick work of climbing to Soldier Summit, Utah. Here it curves under the highway overpass at Colton.
A high-hood GP30 leads an Alco Century and a pair of EMDs on a caboose hop through Hammond. Tom Golden photo.
Near sunset, as an SP light helper waits just shy of the crossover on Track One, Santa Fe 2764 roars up the stiff grade with a heavy manifest in tow.