A Santa Fe transfer arrives in the UP/RI yards in Kansas City, KS powered by Alco Alligator no. 9818 and a former RSD 4/5 slug. Meantime UP GP9 no. 237 handles switching chores. Not a car with gra... (more)
The control stand of the GBW 2407, built in May of 1960 as the Santa Fe 841. This unit is operational at IRM.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s Hill Job works its train by the yard office at the east end of Eagle Mills yard.
Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s Hill Job makes a pull as it puts together its train to feed an ore boat at Marquette. Alligator smoke drew railfans from all over the country to the Upper Peninsula.
GB&W 2407 sits on display outside barn 9 at IRM.
GBW 2407 rests in the steam leads at IRM.
GBW 2407 holds at IRM before diesel days gets under way.
On July 17 the Santa Fe Railway Historical and Modeling Society toured the museum as part of their Chicago convention. For this event a few Santa Fe displays were arranged. Here we have the Green ... (more)
Big Alco RSD15 No. 5161 works SP's hump at Eugene Yard. Note the unusual-looking antenna atop the cab. By this time, SP's Alligators were being removed from road service, while Santa Fe's were sti... (more)
While on a yard tour given to me by a friend, ATCS 442 stands tall bearing its Southern Pacific paint scheme as it awaits PTC installment and operation later this year.
Indiana Hi Rail Alcos head for bridge to Hendersn
The Lake Superior & Ishpeming “Hill Job” gets ready to depart the yard at Eagle Mills, Michigan. The majority of the RSD15’s on the roster were painted in this stunning red paint scheme.
Three Lake Superior & Ishpeming RSD15 “Alligators” bring a train of empties from the ore docks at Marquette into the yard at Eagle Mills. At this time, the RSD15’s were the preferred power on the ... (more)
Three of the Lake Superior & Ishpeming’s ex-Santa Fe RSD15’s get ready to go out on the road at the road’s Eagle Mills shops.
LS&I's Hill Job, led by RSD-15 2403, has just crossed Hwy 41 with a loaded ore train in May of 1986. Ahead is the steep grade down to the ore dock.