A United jet has just landed and is taxiing to the terminal as a Rock Island gets underway eastbound on UP track. At Limon, Colo., Ex. 4587 will enter CRI&P track on east to Kansas.
U30Cs with a train of L&N coal wait on Camak's southwest side for the mixed train from Macon to arrive. Once the mixed is past, the coal train will head to Milledgeville, where it will make the la... (more)
Former Detroit Edison units; doesn't look like the 3012 will be providing much tractive effort in the near future!
L&N U30C 1575 at Tilford yard in Atlanta || August 1973
Seaboard System U30C #1578 was built August 1971 as Louisville & Nashville #1578 and later became CSX #7272
CNW like neighboring Soo Line wasn't a big fan of GE power. A purchase of problem plagued U30C's in 1968 set the tone for a no GE policy for many years on both roads. The CNW finally came around i... (more)
Louisville & Nashville (Seaboard System) U30C #1477 having its cooling water drained. Louisville & Nashville U30C #1477 was built June 1972 and later became CSX #7207
A power short WC leased a large anount of the LS&I U-boat fleet during the winter/early spring of 1996. Most of the units tended to stay in Upper Michigan working the ore trains that were running ... (more)
Northbound Southern Rwy Train #6 meeting #219 at Pomona || August 1972
These usually came in on the ore train, dumped, and went back to Eagle Mountain. This one apparently had a failure or was there for some sort of maintenance.
Leap day 1996 found LS&I 3007 idling at Trout Lake. WC had leased a number of LS&I U-boats to get them through their annual winter power shortage and most of them tended to stay in Upper Michigan.
Back in L&N days, four-axle power was the norm for most trains on the south end of the railroad, so this power set (2 U30Cs and an SD40) was a good catch as it passed Bell Street tower on its way ... (more)
The brakeman sprints ahead to line switches to get his coal train out of the yard and on the way to Georgia. Power on this day was pretty typical, a trio of U30Cs and a single SD40.
Back in the days when big GE six-axle power was a bit less common than the present, L&N 1575 leads empties back toward the mines.