This is an absolutely typical power set for L&N unit coal trains in the 1970s, with three U30Cs and an SD40-2. The EMD would outlast the C-boats, but 1549 - renumbered 7243 - did make it into Sea... (more)
A classic Paducah GP10 leads an eastbound CC&P freight train through Bartlett, IL in February 1994. Original Slide. Mark Llanuza Photo. Sam Foster Collection.
Washington Eastern Railway units 4227 and 2422 still show their original paint schemes of Southwestern RailRoad and Santa Fe. The GP30's are at the small yard in Cheney, WA next to the BNSF mainli... (more)
Ex White Pass & Yukon #107 leads the Cascade Canyon Express on one its first ever revenue trips for the Durango & Silverton.
Seattle Spangle & Palouse Railroad units 3901, 3903 and 3906 at the small yard in Marshall, WA. The 3901 and 3906 are Ex-KCC units.
The freight train returns to FCALP / Ferrocarril Arica a La Paz: The old and historic FCALP (international railroad between Chile and Bolivia) resumed freight rail operations after 15 years... (more)
One of Santa Maria Valley's 70-tonners switches at Betteravia.
Originally built as a SD45 for the Pennsy, this unit would be acquired by the CNW in the mid 1980s and rebuilt with a 12-cylinder Caterpillar engine. Tom Golden photo.
The Mother Of All ACes. At sunset on January 28, 2021, EMDX 70 (SD70ACe), 9501 (SD60MAC), and 91 (SD90MAC-H) sit at the Progress Rail/EMD LaGrange facility in McCook, Illinois. When 70 was... (more)
Former Paulista Railway Alco RSD-8 (DL-531) built in 1958 waiting to haul the weekend excursion ABPF (Brazilian Association For Railroad Preservation) train. The very original painting scheme was ... (more)
These U36Bs and their Mate are heading a Birmingham-bound freight on the former ACL/AB&C mainline, but that healthy coating of white phosphate dust shows that they are not long-removed from their ... (more)
Beat up power and caboose. The Pointe St-Charles Switcher is heading towards Ardent Mills to pick up grain empties with CN 4774, CN 4709 and beat up shoving platform CN 79834.
The Leesdale Local switches out Oxnard with a triclops SD60M leader.
Birmingham Southern 82 leads at the Calera Depot.