I prefer the old buttheads back to back like this. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
All ready for lettering this former L&N geep will keep this paint job for only a short time but it looks pretty good. BTW, I have yet to hear why L&N and only L&N had that little pipe down by the... (more)
Former Rock Island unit. Photographer unknown.
A BN local is departing with lease unit, originally PC, then CR leading the train. Photo by Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
OBEX coal train back when it seemed like it would last forever. I think I remember saying "If I see one more SD40-2 on a coal train I think I'll toss my cookies." Photo by Gary Zeitler... (more)
An EB through freight is approaching their crossing of the IC main. Photo by Mike Dolenski, from my collection.
It seemed to us that the U-boats and SD40-2s and nicely matched coal trains would last forever but in hindsight
it wasn't that long. Photo by Gary Zeitler.
EB through freight is about to cross over the ICG main as bad weather moves in. Photo by Mike Dolenski, from my collection.
Many years ago this unit was built for L&N and still many years ago it was acquired and rebuilt. Some are still going strong on BNSF carrying on with that classic profile. Photo by Dave Petke, ... (more)
A westbound freight is at the division point after descending Cajon Pass. Photo by Mike Dolenski. From my collection.
At the old N&W yard in the area there is a nice lineup on this date. Photo by Dave Petke.
Back when the circus came to town Gary Zeitler caught the silver train. From my collection.
Portrait in profile. Photo by Dave Petke, from my collection.
Good day for another overpowered local. Photo by Mike Dolenski, from my collection.
On the date the F40PH must have failed and had to be dragged in. I always wondered what happens when HEP fails and there is no backup. Do the cars have some way of generating heat? Important to... (more)