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The Way it Used to Be
Things change. Railroads are no different. A collection of images showing the railroads as they used to be.
Photo Album By: ckeefer58
 
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Photo ID: 631048

A westbound Burlington Northern coal empty departs Guernsey, Wyoming, on July 18, 1985. The train is powered by four GE C30-7s bracketing a lone EMD SD40-2. Visible through the exhaust is the brid... (more)

Railroad: Burlington Northern Railroad
Locomotive: GE C30-7
Location: Guernsey, Wyoming, USA
Locomotive #: BN 5048
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 18, 1985


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Sep 19, 2017

Views: 3,077
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Photo ID: 630972

Railroad: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF)
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Farwell, Texas, USA
Locomotive #: ATSF 5321
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 07, 1986


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Sep 19, 2017

Views: 1,165
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Photo ID: 630938

The conductor, the dapper gentleman on the left, had about six more months until retirement. Although he had been offered a lump sum to take early retirement, he figured that by the time taxes, wi... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Caboose
Location: Premier, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 518596
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 05, 1988


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By: Ed Wolfe

Added: Sep 18, 2017

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Photo ID: 630894

Southern Pacific "snoot" 8370 heads East as Santa Fe 5613 waits to head West at the Cable Crossover.

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: Cable Crossover, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 8370
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1984


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By: John Shine

Added: Sep 18, 2017

Views: 1,506
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Photo ID: 630888

The Seattle & North Coast RR was a short-lived (1980-1984) shortline that operated former Milwaukee Road trackage on Washington's Olympic Penninsula, with a carfloat connection to the rest of the ... (more)

Railroad: Seattle & North Coast
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Locomotive #: SNCT 101
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1985


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 18, 2017

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Photo ID: 630817

Union Pacific GE U30C rests on the east side of the diesel shop at North Platte, Nebraska, in June 1981.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE U30C
Location: North Platte, Nebraska, USA
Locomotive #: UP 2855
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: June, 1981


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Sep 17, 2017

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Photo ID: 630776

Someplace in the vicinity of Santa Clarita, California, the Southern Pacific added two Daylight-painted diesel helpers to the World’s Fair Daylight for its entry into Los Angeles. These wer... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: New Hill, California, USA
Locomotive #: SP 8988
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 12, 1984


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Sep 17, 2017

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Photo ID: 630681

A westbound empty hopper train winds its way through the east end of Bluefield Yard.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C39-8 (Dash 8-39C)
Location: Bluefield, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NS 8597
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 21, 1994


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By: Ed Wolfe

Added: Sep 16, 2017

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Photo ID: 630540

The trio of bright blue GP40-2s on the point of this Boston & Maine freight westbound at Greenfield, MA, will soon be working hard on the climb up the Berkshires to Hoosac Tunnel, which begins jus... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 308
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1982


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 15, 2017

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Photo ID: 630539

On a late winter afternoon, an eastbound Boston & Maine freight coils through North Leominster, MA, on its way from Mechanicville, NY, to Portland, ME, behind a GP38-2/GP40-2/GP38-2 trio. New weld... (more)

Railroad: Boston & Maine
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: North Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: BM 207
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1986


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 15, 2017

Views: 1,069
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Photo ID: 630537

A road-weary GP30 stands in the Soo Line’s servicing area in Gladstone, Michigan. The EMD went to Wisconsin Central before being retired in 1994.

Railroad: Soo Line
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Gladstone, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: SOO 712
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 05, 1986


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Sep 15, 2017

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Photo ID: 630480

Soo SD40-2’s Coming and Going

A pair of Soo Line SD40-2’s idle in the servicing area at Gladstone, Michigan in August, 1986, with a fairly worn GP30 in the background. The 764 was ... (more)

Railroad: Soo Line
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Gladstone, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: Soo 778
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 05, 1986


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Sep 14, 2017

Views: 1,187
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Photo ID: 630429

A visit to the SOO yard in Gladstone, Michigan turned up an SD40-2 idling near the roundhouse. Also present were a plow and a freshly-painted wheel car.

Railroad: Soo Line
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Gladstone, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: Soo 758
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 06, 1986


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Sep 14, 2017

Views: 1,320
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Photo ID: 630314

EMD/ASEA's one-of-a-kind 10,000 hp GM10B heads off into the sunset, with a westbound on the Enola Branch. The train is about to pass under the 1930-built Art Deco Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge, wh... (more)

Railroad: Electro Motive Division (EMD)
Locomotive: GM10B
Location: Columbia, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: EMDX 1976
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 02, 1977


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By: Bob Kise

Added: Sep 12, 2017

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Photo ID: 630119

A nice group of power is lined up at Missouri, Kansas & Texas’ Glenn Park Yard in Kansas City, Kansas, and brighten up a dreary and cold December 8, 1985. All EMDs, Nos. 601, 624 and 629 are SD40-... (more)

Railroad: Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad (Katy)
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Kansas City, Kansas, USA
Locomotive #: MKT 624
Train ID: Unassigned
Photo Date: December 08, 1985


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Sep 11, 2017

Views: 4,121
Comments: 1

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