An ex-EL U25B smokes up the catenary after a crew change, as the relief fireman gets in a few last words with his fellow employees waiting on a taxi. No. 2573 was built by GE for the Erie-Lackawa... (more)
MILW 5056 rests on Jones Island in Milwaukee before being delivered to the Illinois RR Museum. The Laker Arthur Anderson is best known for being the last ship to see or hear from the Edmund Fitzge... (more)
The Jefferson Junction helper crew brings a Penn Division detour train east through Great Bend, Pennsylvania on Conrail’s Southern Tier line. The train is D&H, but the motive power is a solid set ... (more)
A year and a half into Conrail, locomotives in the new blue scheme were showing up more and more frequently, but solid blue lashups were elusive. Here a near-miss rolls west through Treichlers, Pe... (more)
Correctly stepping off trailing foot first -- opposite the direction of travel -- the brakeman of Rock Island 82 steps down to throw the switch at Sandown Junction east of Denver, February 14, 19... (more)
Three New Haven GE U25B's 2513, 2504, 2527 and two Alco C424's 2551, 2553. No photographer listed on slide.
A matched set of GE power is hauling an eastbound toward Binghamton on a wet summer’s day. The shot is set in a plush green meadow near the banks of the Susquehanna River.
Union Pacific was an early customer for General Electric’s new U25B line of 2,500-hp diesels, acquiring 16 of the units including the four demonstrators starting in 1961. Eleven had short high hoo... (more)
New York Central GE U25B 2505 with an Alco FB-2 3346 and FA-2 1053 westbound at Dearborn, Michigan November 28, 1967. At the stroke of midnight February 1, 1968 the Penn Central merger was crea... (more)
Stored very unserviceable in the Minneapolis coach yard are three of the Milwaukee's first U-Boats. I remember coming out of Milwaukee as a Fireman on 261 when these things were new with five of t... (more)
Roster shot EL facility Marion
A Rock Island train was "rocking" west through Pullman Jct, even though speed was ten or less the brakeman riding the nose was well braced for the rocking motion.
Rock Island likes General Electric’s U25B. The road bought its first in spring, 1963 and by November 1964 has acquired 39 of the 2500-hp locomotives, including the 207, seen here eastbound with tr... (more)
An ex-PRR U25B leads six other GE units, smoking up the catenary east of CP MANOR. The 2602 was built by GE with dual control stands in August, 1962 as PRR Class GF25 No. 2502.
A Roger Puta photograph.