CHFW blasts past the elevator in Hamlet, the elevator switcher is hidden behind the second engine.
A great set of power leads CHFW eastward on the old PRR Chicago-New York line.
A Hobart Day Shift Yard Job pulls baretables out of the old Santa Fe LA First Street Yard along the verdant banks of the bucolic Los Angeles River. The train is led by an ultra-rare GP40X. Althoug... (more)
A rare GP40X in patriotic RailAmerica colors leads CEFX 9362 eastbound on the old Pennsy through the tiny town of Donaldson, just east of Plymouth.
An eastbound Southern Pacific hauler departs the West Colton Yard and rounds the balloon track. (All trains depart eastbound, with the Los Angeles-bound trains rounding this 360º curve to reverse... (more)
Half of Southern Pacific's GP40X fleet can be found on the headend (as the first and third engines) of the westbound LAOAC, heading from Los Angeles' Taylor Yard to Oakland, California. The train... (more)
Knowing that this now BNSF territory, it's not quite a year yet after the merger completion. But it looks like the days of old Santa Fe we love and remember. Warbonnets on the point and heading ea... (more)
An extra train of grain empties from Daytons Bluff, plus a few tanks, heads west behind a very nice surprise.
Richard Beal photo
While waiting to board a Cincy-Danville fantrip behind the Royal BC Hudson, Richard shot this classic lashup of all the SR GP40X's on a hotshot, lashup is 7001-7000-7002
GP40X 9002 waits in a January snow storm, just north of the Denver Union Terminal, for the westbound California Zephyr which it will pilot from Denver through Wyoming. The train came in led by BN ... (more)
CF&E does some switching duties downtown Decatur for the Bunge North America Inc. (former Central Soya).
Partial scene of the old SF engine facilities at Barstow. The GP40X is only few months in service at that time. At right is F45 5911 in the yelow bonnet scheme.
NS GP40X 7000 leads steel train 61A west between Ramsey and Depauw Indiana as it heads for Rockport.