EL RENO OK Feb 2 1980 — A fellow railfan who was also a Rock Island employee got us into the El Reno shops for a night photography session. We had verbal permission from the division superintend... (more)
For the last ten miles, since Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe GP30 3250 (ex-ATSF 1250) and four GP35s departed San Bernardino, this train has been steadily climbing the ATSF First District's 2.2% grade... (more)
Nice pair at Byron: Soaking up some of the last sunlight of the day, Soo Line train 11 and its pair of GP30s throw exhaust into the sky while topping the grade at Byron, Wisconsin, on July 26, 198... (more)
Inbound freight with a leader from one of my favorite roads which has yet to be butchered up after the merger in December.
This old ex-L&N butthead was saved by some miracle and looks pretty good.
This former SCL unit was lucky enough to get one of my favorite modern paint jobs before CSX came along.
Take a good look, you may never see one again. This is a locomotive washing facility. Pride and image are two things of small concern to the followship of most present day railroads.
Bearing a classy Morrison Knudsen builder's plate this formerly MILW switcher is resting in the summer sun at home base. We need to have builder's plates again. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my... (more)
Looks like a hot day, with crickets whirring and little going on. Certainly the snow fighting equipment can rest easy. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
One source says this unit was Illinois Terminal 1200 but the hood shows this is 1210. It was owned by N&W after IT. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.
CNW EMD E8A 5021a is being serviced and readied for its next train In Chicago in July of 1979
This engine would be scrapped here in 1996, after this unfortunate remnant of the Erie had failed. Photo by unknown, from my collection.
WICT 106 leads a NRHS passenger excursion across E. 5th Ave in Brodhead, WI. in October of 1989. This Wisconsin Chapter trip cost $35 and made the society a whopping $200.