With the notable Castle Rock landmark in the background, Santa Fe No.200 rolls northbound on March 30, 1967. E8M #81 was rebuilt in 1953 from #2B, a 1937 model E1. Santa Fe owned the entire pr... (more)
On America’s 200th Birthday, Amtrak’s train 40, the eastbound Broadway Limited, departs downtown Chicago for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where the train will be split, with one section co... (more)
I'm guessing this was taken in Washington along the SP&S and before the 1970 BN merger that saw the SP&S become a fallen flag. This is in the collection of photos I have inherited and is one of t... (more)
The BL2s were rather unsuccessful EMD design being a cross between an F-unit and a road switcher. The C&O owned 14 (the largest fleet) and used them almost exclusively in Michigan to power locals... (more)
At B&O's Youngstown Yard service facilities, B&O F-7A-B 4505 with Monon F-3A's 208 & 205 in May 1965. Photo by Larry Fellure , photo part of my slide collection.
To most railfans, Lehigh Valley means two things: Camelback engines with Wooton fireboxes, and long trains of anthracite-laden hoppers toiling over the mountains towards New York. The Black Diamo... (more)
Monon's Chicago to Louisville train 5 the "Thoroughbred" at Lafayette, Indiana with F3A 205 on the point, in June 1962. Photo by L.A. Marre , photo part of my slide collection.
New SP GP40P-2 3197 leads bi-levels on commuter train #112 near San Francisco, CA in 1976. R. T. Steinbrenner Photo.
F3(A) 6501C with F3(B) 6501B and F5(A) 6505A photographed at Seattle, Washington in August 1961, wearing NP's two-tone green and white passenger livery. Photo by H.G. Benton, photo part of my ... (more)
An A-B-B set of E.M.D E-7 units lead Southern Pacific train Number One, the westbound Sunset Limited, up the eastern side of Beaumont Pass, in the early 1950s. It is only a few minutes out of Pal... (more)
Marching down the New Mexico mainline of Southern Pacific comes a big 2-8-8-4, looking "right nice" with the cab behind the boiler, and real coal heaped high on that tall-sided tender ba... (more)
Rock Island E6A 630 and a drab E7B heads the Twin Star Rocket at Fort Worth, Texas in December 1960. Photo by R. Plummer, from my slide collection.
Monon's main shop facilities at Lafayette, Indiana. In this view five Monon F3's side by side on September 4, 1961. No photographer information listed on slide, from my collection.
Light power drifts downgrade past an observer after shoving a westbound up the mountain. The curve is 100% steam-free this day.