Class unit 2500, one of seven U25Bs received as compensation for flooding of the Salamanca Branch as a result of construction of the Kinzua Dam, leads a later U25B and a GP30 on a westbound freigh... (more)
Western Railway of Alabama trains 213/214 were run-throughs in cooperation with L&N. Initiated in 1973, they were powered most days by GP38s and U23Bs, with a few GP30/35/40 mixed in. Far more u... (more)
Another mixed bag of Guilford power passes through Delaware & Hudson’s East Binghamton yard. Three hastily patched recent Boston & Maine acquisitions, a former ITC SD39 and two ex-Conrail GP40’s, ... (more)
A visit to Delaware & Hudson’s East Binghamton yard usually yielded multiple views of multi-schemed motive power lash-ups that were different from any other power consists that had previously been... (more)
A northbound D&H train passes the D&H coal shed in Cobleskill, NY.
The first light of morning greets the D&H “puller job” at Jefferson Junction, Pennsylvania. There have been no trains in some time, as snow from an overnight storm is still on the rails.
During the Belden Hill tunnel enlargement project, all Delaware & Hudson traffic between Binghamton and the north was detoured via the former Erie Southern Tier line and the northern remnant of th... (more)
An ex-NYC U-boat and ex-PRR Alco C630 power a freight on the ex-NYC water level route. While the diesels are new, second generation machines the ice reefers on the head pin are from another era.
On the old NYC main, now owned by Conrail, leading a rainbow consist. Photo by Gary W Zeitler.
GN 2505 sits in the snow outside the Harrison St. roundhouse in Minneapolis in early January 1970. In about 60 days it will become a part of Burlington Northern, renumbered as BN 5405.
Near the end of a sunny below zero early January day in 1970, GN U25B (later version with a double windshield) catches the last rays of sunshine as well as the sunset of its career on Great Northe... (more)
CR 2528 leads the WVUT-52 south across Genesee Street on their way to Sangerfield, NY. The New Hartford Depot can be seen behind the Hess gas station sign.
At sunset, a U25B/GP9 duo hurries a short Penn Central freight through Warwick, RI, bound for Boston. The locomotives and the track are all ex-New Haven.