Awaiting truck work, Prairie Central GE U30B sits outside the C&IM’s shop at Springfield, Illinois, in March 1984. Prairie Central Railway was a short-lived short line that operated on former Conr... (more)
Union Pacific GE U25B's 627, 626 with Alco RS27 677 and UP U25B 625. The U25B's equipped with high short hoods. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed on slide.
UP GE U25B numbered 625-640 (625-636 equipped with high short hoods) Photo taken from my slide collection. Photographer unknown.
After OC&E quit hauling logs in April 1990, the railroad had one remaining commercial customer. Since this business received inbound asphalt loads that were distributed to road projects all over ... (more)
U36C No. 8703, one of the few painted in the "tuxedo" paint scheme, leads a westbound Santa Fe manifest into tunnel 9 at the Loop. Note the trackside indicators on either side of the mai... (more)
SCL 1776 - The One That Begat Them AllThere were two different U36Bs on the Seaboard Coast Line that carried the number "1776." The SCL's U36Bs were being delivered, and 1776:1 was... (more)
A string of former Western Pacific GEs sits outside Union Pacific's North Little Rock shops awaiting disposition. Several of these units would be rebuilt to a Super7-23B for use on the Monongahel... (more)
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.