This slow speed pan shot is maybe the "Abraham Lincoln" about to cross the RI westbound on a late afternoon departure to St. Louis.
Tom Sink will often get a wistful look in his eye and say, "You know, she was a soulful old road". And aye, that she was and then she was delivered into the hands of the enemy. To see the other ... (more)
Up until the 70s Montgomery was a sleepy little place with lots of railroads. GM&O was the arguably the sleepiest, with these ratty old treasures burbling away on the slow side of town.
E7 #101 leads passenger train #1, “The Alton Limited” past the Bloomington yards and will be arriving at the station in about a half mile. The Subway Club in the background was comprised of two s... (more)
F3A 883A in its final years leaves Union Station of Chicago
with a matching three car set at late evening.
The last hurray for an F3A with chickenwire grill
Photo taken from the rear of the Southern Crescent running between the ICRR and GM&O through Montgomery.
GM&O GP38AC #722 at Jackson, TN in May 1972.
GM&O GP30 #530 in Mobile, AL. [8-73]
GM&O RS-3 #1518 working at Bogalusa, LA in August 1973.
GM&O Alco S2 #1010 working in Birmingham, AL. [8/73]
GM&O F3 #803A under stormy skies at Bloomington, IL. [6/75]
GM&O 710 sharing shop space in Jackson, TN with other GM&O GPs in 1973.