Frisco 1630 makes her first run of 2018. After backing to the west end of the line, the Illinois Railway Museum's big Decapod #1630 makes her first run down the main line as a caboose hop, ... (more)
The "Russian Decapod" comes out to play.
The Illinois Railway Museum's big Frisco Decapod waits on the west leg of the wye for the regular, hourly, diesel-powered excursion trai... (more)
Frisco 1630: The "OTHER" Decapod. With volunteer crewmen looking on, Frisco 1630 moves for the first time in the Illinois Railway Museum's 2018 steam season, just outside the engi... (more)
In the early 1980’s Energy Terminal Incorporated started operating a coal pier in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. Its two active locomotives were an ex SLSF GP7 and an ex-NYC GP9. Anoth... (more)
Frisco 1630 gets prepared for the day's activities at IRM.
A pair of brand new Frisco GP40-2s are seen on the move east in the middle of a Conrail freight on the Indiana Harbor Belt. Tom Golden photo.
A visit to Conrail’s Conway Yard in August, 1978 began with hopes of seeing some of the sis-axle Alco Centuries that frequented the area. While we found our quarry, the real prize was this former ... (more)
Frisco 1630 backs out of the steam servicing area at IRM.
When my father would see his Uncle Rob, he would usually give my father a few new Baldwin Locomotive Works Builder's Card. Robert F. McKee, Sr. worked for Baldwin as a design engineer, so Uncle Ro... (more)
When my father would see his Uncle Rob, he would usually give my father a new Baldwin Locomotive Works Builder's Card. Robert F. McKee, Sr. worked for Baldwin as a design engineer, so Uncle Rob ha... (more)
The Frisco crew sits on spot while awaiting to make a pickup at the Chrysler plant in Fenton, MO. The plant closed in 2009.
Frisco 1630 heads past signal 91 at IRM, smoking it up a bit.
St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco) 1522 sit quietly out of the elements at the Museum of Transportation of St. Louis , and is a forever star to St. Louis, and railfan's every where. SLSF 1522 was bu... (more)
From the cab of the Sunnyland. I don't see many passengers waiting. Note the train order board shows orders so the firemen had to go into the depot and get them. Look closely, it looks l... (more)
Frisco 1630 backs towards the main at the IRM.