BNSF 2746 started life in 1964 as a GP35 for the Southern Pacific. It later operated for the Burlington Northern and now runs for the BNSF as a GP39E. 55 years old and still making bank.
Almost like the “good old days” Even after Union Pacific’s merger of Southern Pacific, for several years, locomotives for the West local out of Denver on the former Rio Grande Moffat Tu... (more)
"What time is it?".....fans of First Avenue in Minneapolis know what that's all about :)
Still looks like a GP30BNSF EMD GP39-2 No. 2744 still carries the classic lines of an early 1960s-built GP30, minus the clutter on the roof, as it switches Greybull yard after arriving ... (more)
My first time in America, I expected to find it in the UP paint scheme, but that month the re painting work had begun.
SSW GP30 754 original numbers 750-759, they were renumbered to 5000-5009.
Even after Union Pacific’s merger of Southern Pacific, for several years, locomotives for the West local out of Denver on the Moffat Tunnel route was a pair of Rio Grande GP30s. They ran west on T... (more)
GP30s still in the early L&N gray-and-yellow scheme (slanted letters and numbers/black outline on numbers and letters) get a little attention.
Switch crew serve a downtown customer (Macon Telegraph?) on trackage that would be removed a few years later. That is Southern's mainline to Atlanta above 1328.
Urban railroading in the Treasure Valley. The old UP Boise Cutoff that once hosted at least two passenger trains per day, but now all that remains (for now) is this typically 15-20 car local, loco... (more)
Famously Hot Columbia. On a very warm Sunday morning, a local CSX destined for Sumter heads through Devine Junction to get on the Eastover Sub as part of running the Wye to organize the ca... (more)
The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad GP30 #501 is leading an excursion down the grade into Cumberland over the Route 40 overpass bridge. To the left are some visitors from near Portland Oregon who... (more)
A B&O GP30 brings a Western Maryland caboose across the diamonds at Dolton on their return to nearby Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
From the West Coast to the Dirty South! Ex. ATSF/BNSF units find new life on the Greenville & Western shortline operation in South Carolina. The leader, GRLW 4204 is now painted in company... (more)
A pair of Norfolk & Western Geeps are seen traversing through Pullman Junction on Chicago's South Side. Note the Nickel Plate Road paint fading through on the second unit. Tom Golden photo.