A layer of fog hangs over the woods of the Upper Peninsula with the chug of veteran U30C's filling the air as they climbing up grade to Eagle Mills Junction.
Soo Lines U30C's languish in the Fond Du Lac yard in June of 1983. They were stored in late 1981 and never turned another wheel in service. They were retired in 1983 and 1984 and traded to EMD for... (more)
Burlington Northern GE U30C No. 5828 leads a BN coal train eastbound at Hoffman Avenue below Dayton’s Bluff at St. Paul, Minnesota, on November 21, 1987.
Union Pacific 2914 pulls into a yard track behind the Green River depot with high-wide loads all on Santa Fe flat cars.
CLEBURNE TX June 4 1978 -- In this vision of the future merger a BN U30c leads a BN SD40-2 and a Santa Fe C30-7 on a coal train using Santa Fe tracks.
On a beautiful but chilly morning on the western slope of Cajon Pass, big EMD power helps the lead U30C lift an eastbound up the pass's stiff grade.
A quintet of UP U30Cs departs Portola with an eastbound WP manifest headed for Salt Lake.
NORTH ENID OK Aug 1977 -- Rock Island U30C 4596 is tied down just south of the Breckinridge Road grade crossing.
What's old is new and what's new is old. Just as fans were flocking to the UP to shoot the last of the LS&I Alco's, today they are going back to shoot the U-Boats. They were standard power in 1997... (more)
Detroit Edison mid-train helpers work a train of empties through Nineveh, Pennsylvania on the Monongahela’s Manor branch. With 140 of DE’s 140-ton hoppers totaling in excess of 19,000 tons, th... (more)
On its way to the Bailey mine, a Detroit Edison train of empties works upgrade through Nineveh, Pennsylvania. Nineveh is just a few miles outside of Waynesburg on the Monongahela’s Manor branch.
The day's first 7 Tilden job runs east for the LS&I yard behind a pair of GE relics with 60 loaded ore hoppers that will eventually make their way down to the ore dock in Marquette.
A dinosaur GE U-boat leads the way on the afternoon 3 Tilden job at Eagle Mills Junction through the rock cut bound for Tilden Mine and a pickup of 60 ore hoppers.
A pair of GE relics lead 60 loads of iron ore pellets east from Tilden Mine for a set out in LS&I's yard before they ride into Marquette behind a pair of leased CEFX AC4400s.
Looking more like Alliance, Nebraska in the late 1970s versus Upper Michigan in 2016, BN green dominates this view of LS&I's engine and car shop. From left to right are leased CEFX 1001/1012 (acti... (more)