A young woman looks forward from a private car on Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr at the chaos of detraining passengers and loading luggage at the short station stop of Fraser, Colorado, on J... (more)
Private car Gulf, Mobile & Ohio No. 50 brings up the rear of Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr at Fraser, Colorado, on January 11, 2019. “The Patrón Tequila Express” was built by Pullman in 192... (more)
The California Zephyr leaves Denver Union Station, pulling the private coach GMO 50, “The Patron Tequila Express”. The passenger on the phone sitting in the rear will get quite the view as the Ze... (more)
Train #17, "The Plug", has discharged its passengers at the last stop in Joliet, and is now headed to the South Joliet Yard.
Amid the clutter of a classic working roundhouse, Gulf, Mobile & Ohio RS1 1126 has somehow squeezed itself into a stall for a weekend rest. The scene was the GM&O yard in Joliet, IL.
On the eve of Amtrak, the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio operated three passenger trains each way between Chicago and St. Louis. GM&O #3, the southbound Abraham Lincoln with a 5:10 PM departure from Chicago,... (more)
A sharp looking GM&O logo adorns "The Patron Tequila Express" private car, parked at Louisville Union Station during the 2018 Kentucky Derby festivities. The luxurious observation car wa... (more)
Both Icons of the RR industry at the time Milwaukee Road E9 32A and GM&O E7 103 stand side by side at sunset in the Milwaukee Depot after an engine change in the new age of Amtrak.
If anyone would have told me back in the 60's when I hired out on the CMStP&P RR that I would have run a GM&O E7 Ida said "get outta here". But....here it sits one of many that would gra... (more)
GM&O 103A is stopped at the Sturtevant, WI depot with an Amtrak train in March of 1973. Bob Ferge Kodachrome from my collection.