NS 8098 makes it's first revenue run since being built in Erie. Here the 578 with 3 brand new Gevos and 2 ratty SD70ace's trailing behind the beautiful Heritage unit lean into the S-Curve just eas... (more)
While I have always been intrigued by EMD's double diesels, nothing could prepare me for this spectacular sight at Salt Lake City in 1977. By the late 1970s, the Union Pacific had assigned the maj... (more)
A string of nearly 20 SD40-2's eligible for the SD50-3 and now SD40-3 program set in storage along the Huntington lead of the CSX Huntington Locomotive Shops. By July of 2010, there would be nearl... (more)
Here's a somber moment in time for fans of the Southern Pacific and the Utah Railway Company . . . 11 EMD SD45s and 4 EMD F45s are being scrapped at the Utah Railway yard in Martin. Between 1985-1... (more)
One of the things that made the Union Pacific interesting in the 1960s and 70s was the diversity of locomotive types. At one time, UP management encouraged experimentation in new locomotive techno... (more)
Four brand new consecutively numbered Alaska Railroad GP49's (2801-2802-2803-2804) along with a BN business car & caboose are being hostled from Interbay to South Seattle on the Burlington Norther... (more)
"Field of Trains" - always thought I'd write a "Field of Trains movie one day, but I think that may be a pipe dream. Still, that's exactly what this soon to be removed image is of, those are all f... (more)
After shoving CSX 281 into the wheel shop, one of Selkirk's Gensets poses. It is a heckuva lot easier to railfan this location now that Ben's Bridge is closed to vehicular traffic. I do not know... (more)
the seventies was a booming decade for SP which found the railroad chronically power short resulting in many unusual power lashups, here a set of seven SW1500's lead a Dolores yard to Taylor yard ... (more)
Wide angle view of UP Omaha Shop facilities back in the 70's. The Big Boy was still on the shop complex back then.
CP 8764 leads an eastbound intermodal past the diesel shop storage tracks.
Cab units rule! As part of the celebration of Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal's 50th Anniversary, cab units from the three original tenant railroads were posted next to each other to ... (more)
A large quantity of ex-Sante Fe locomotives sit on the storage lines in hopes that they will be returned to service.
The fresh snow on alot of cold locomotives on the east side of NRE. The construction trailers are from the new yard building expansion on the IAIS and the steam in the air is from the Riverdale po... (more)