Coopersville & Marne 7014, a former Grand Trunk SW9, shuffles some of the railroad's non-operating locomotives around the small yard in Coopersville, MI. For more information on this neat little t... (more)
Cambria & Indiana’s bicentennial SW9 idles with some sisters at the road’s Culver, Pennsylvania shops. C&I’s SW9’s may have been the earliest application of Flexicoil trucks on an EMD switcher.
Amtrak SW1000R 793 was seen working Washington DC's Union Station on January 22nd, 2015. Built by EMD 62 years earlier, in January 1953, as Montour SW9 82, this engine was later rebuilt with a 64... (more)
ATSF1453 is caught in the small yard at Atchison, KS as steam from the Midwest Solvents plant rises in the background.
A never-to-be-repeated stockyard run, as seen from the north side of the westbound high-level platform at Lancaster; Kodak TRI-X Pan film. The Lancaster stockyards were second only to Chicago's i... (more)
The Pittsburg and Shawmut's Brookville turn gets its train together before it departs to serve the mines between Brookville and Kittanning, Pennsylvania.
The life on the Queensborough Bridge isn't so bad... Stay out on the river all day and watch the sun go down. Occasionally, you'll find the odd train, such as these two 900's pulling auto racks of... (more)
Norfolk Southern's Dover local is shoving the Erie 426 on to Boonton where it will be working the URHS yard and receiving some updates.
You will never know what you will find in the United Railroad Historical Society's barn in Boonton. Here is a black beauty to warm the cockles of any railfan of a certain age. Wouldn't it be great... (more)
At the time of this photo, the least-used of the three railroad bridges spanning the Delaware River between Phillipsburg, NJ and Easton, PA was the former Jersey Central crossing. Here an SW9 brin... (more)
Pittsburg & Shawmut SW9s resting at Brookville, PA || June 1984
VRRC 104 awaits its next assignment, if there is one in Vandalia Illinois. This SW9 was built in April of 1950 as LN 2271.
There is lots to see in this view of a former Republic Steel blast furnace now operated by ArcelorMittal. On the left raw materials including iron ore and coke are delivered to the furnace while m... (more)
Heritage lives in Boonton! URHS's Erie SW9 436 and EL U34CH 3372 share space at the StarTrack restoration facility.
Former ATSF switcher, rebuilt as SSB1200, now works as in-plant switcher at an Agrium fertilizer production facility.