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Evocative gems
Scenes from the "classic" era of railroading (not otherwise having a specific album home).
Photo Album By: Rick Erben
 
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Photo ID: 783596

NYC Alco RS-11 8008, with three FA's heading west at River Rouge, Michigan near Detroit in March 1962. The NYC RS-11's were delivered in July 1957, not in Lightning stripes, but in black with a w... (more)

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: Alco RS-11
Location: River Rouge, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 8008
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 01, 1962


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Oct 03, 2021

Views: 4,646
Comments: 3

Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 783302

Wabash E-8 1004 leading the Chicago to St. Louis "Banner Blue" leaving the Decatur Station for the remaining one hundred and thirteen mile trip to St. Louis on February 21, 1958. Photo... (more)

Railroad: Wabash
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Decatur, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: WAB 1007
Train ID: Banner Blue
Photo Date: February 21, 1956


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Sep 29, 2021

People's Choice 4

Views: 8,060
Comments: 3

Favorited: 49
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Photo ID: 781042

Monon #502 leads train #6 passing Vernia Siding in New Albany,IN.

Railroad: Monon
Locomotive: Alco C420
Location: New Albany, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: MON 502
Train ID: Monon #6
Photo Date: April 29, 1967


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By: Linton F. Moss Collection

Added: Sep 02, 2021

Views: 2,804
Comments: 1

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 780781

A quartet of Monon F-units, leads a northbound freight through Borden, Indiana in August 1960. Photo from my slide collection, no photographer's name Listed.

Railroad: Monon
Locomotive: EMD F3(A)
Location: Borden, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: MON 64A
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1960


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Aug 30, 2021

People's Choice 4

Views: 6,668
Comments: 2

Favorited: 29
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Photo ID: 780012

Two ex-GM&O GP30s and an ex-IC GP9 clash a little less than some of the color combinations possible in the early days after the ICG merger. They are teamed up on train 30, and headed for Tuscaloo... (more)

Railroad: Illinois Central Gulf
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: GMO 520
Train ID: ICG 30
Photo Date: April 19, 1975


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By: David Harris

Added: Aug 22, 2021

Views: 1,901
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Favorited: 13


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Photo ID: 776013

Leading this southbound Monon freight is F3A #201, BL-2 #32, two more F3A's and an FM H15-44 #45 at Harrodsburg, Indiana on, Monon's Bloomington to Bedford Line in March 1965. Photo taken from my... (more)

Railroad: Monon
Locomotive: EMD F3(A)
Location: Harrodsburg, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: MON 201
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March, 1965


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Jul 05, 2021

Views: 6,281
Comments: 1

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 757921

Five NC&StL F7's in the lead of a long manifest, preparing to leave Memphis, Tennessee on February 15, 1959. A Hugh Comer photo, from my collection.

Railroad: Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: NCStL 822
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 15, 1959


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Dec 23, 2020

People's Choice 4

Views: 11,642
Comments: 4

Favorited: 50
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Photo ID: 757263

9168/9311/9117 North at La Salle, Il. crossing the Illinois River. Terry Norton Photo

Railroad: Illinois Central
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: La Salle, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: IC 9168
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1968


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By: Robert Jordan

Added: Dec 16, 2020

Views: 2,000
Comments: 3

Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 706274

Monon 502 leads a Louisville to Chicago freight off the K&IT bridge and onto Vincennes Street in New Albany, Indiana where the train will spend much of the next two miles of its journey navigating... (more)

Railroad: Monon
Locomotive: Alco C420
Location: New Albany, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: MON 502
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1968


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By: M Leachman

Added: Aug 09, 2019

Views: 4,876
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Favorited: 35
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Photo ID: 692967

Four Alco's FA1-FB1 and two RS-3's leads this New York Central train near Detroit, Michigan on December 22, 1966. Photo from my collection, no photographer information on slide.

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: Alco FA-1
Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 1010
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 22, 1966


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Apr 03, 2019

Views: 8,790
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Favorited: 35


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Photo ID: 681718

It's blue light hour at Boston Bar, BC and the Super Continental has arrived for its station stop and head end crew change. A CN caboose shows off its markers in the background and two other westb... (more)

Railroad: VIA Rail
Locomotive: EMD F9(A)
Location: Boston Bar, British Columbia, Canada
Locomotive #: VIA 6510
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 16, 1986


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By: Bill Edgar

Added: Dec 23, 2018

Views: 4,637
Comments: 2

Favorited: 35
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Photo ID: 680502

Southbound Soo Line freight passes Milwaukee Road Operator Don Herrings Ford(49/50?)in the Duplainville Tower parking lot many moon ago!

Railroad: Soo Line
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Duplainville, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: SOO 213B
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1963


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Dec 12, 2018

Views: 4,147
Comments: 2

Favorited: 33
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Photo ID: 677918

Detroit, Toledo & Ironton GP38-2 226, GP40 405, GP38-3 225 and GP40 401 leads train out of Flat Rock, Michigan DT&I yards, now new owner GTW in February 1982.

Railroad: Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Flat Rock, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: DTI 226
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 27, 1982


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Nov 19, 2018

Views: 2,522
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 677880

Pushers in Wisconsin? Soo Line 2550 and 700 team up to push a Soo Line (Lake States) train thru Fond Du Lac and up Bryon Hill in September of 1987. One doesn't normally think of Wisconsin as needi... (more)

Railroad: Soo Line
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: SOO 2550
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September, 1987


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By: Greg Mross

Added: Nov 18, 2018

Views: 3,723
Comments: 3

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 672068

It's official....the Soo Line RR has purchased the once proud and large(10,500miles)Milwaukee Road....although when the SOO got us we were down to around a few thousand miles. The photo above show... (more)

Railroad: Soo Line
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Portage, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: SOO 6606
Train ID: SOO 213
Photo Date: 1986


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By: Tom Farence

Added: Sep 28, 2018

Views: 1,722
Comments: 2

Favorited: 25
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