CASTLE GATE UT Aug 22 1981 — EMD built this GP9 (b/n 20525) for the Rio Grande in June 1955 as DRGW 5923. In January 1977 Utah Power & Light Co. purchased it, repainted it and it became UPLX 592... (more)
OKLAHOMA CITY Feb 3 1980 — Rock Island caboose 17801 sits beside the engine shed at Harter Yard. Complete shutdown of the Rock is only days away. One of my train-chasing friends was a yard clerk... (more)
EL RENO OK March 13 1980 — The Rock Island will be shut down in only days as outside-braced caboose No. 17651 awaits its fate. My photo.
EL RENO OK April 13 1980 — The Rock Island has shut down and this string of Rock Island cabooses await their fate. My photo.
EL RENO OK April 13 1980 — Rock Island Scale Test Car 85381 awaits its fate after shut down of the Rock Island. I wish I could have hooked up to it and taken it home. My photo.
ENID OK Aug 4 1978 — Rock Island GP38-2 4321 (Texas), U28B 263, GP38-2 4348 (Tom Foster) and GP35 330 haul a mixed freight past a freshly plowed field south of Enid. EMD built the unit in Septem... (more)
OKLAHOMA CITY (April) 1977 — Rock Island GP38-2 4300 and an all blue lashup lead a mixed freight westbound at Harter Yard. EMD delivered the 4300, named the Rock Islander, in August-September 19... (more)
TULSA OK (April) 1985 — BN SD45 6502 lays over at the Cherokee Yard engine facility. This SD45 was delivered by EMD in June 1971 and was retired in February 1986. Wisconsin Central acquired it a... (more)
VANCOUVER WA Oct 2 1978 — A sunny day finds Burlington Northern C425 4262 undergoing work at the engine facility south of West 39th Street. The unit was built in June 1966 and delivered as Spoka... (more)
DENVER CO March 10 1980 — Burlington Northern SD9 6221 (sub-lettered for Colorado and Southern) awaits an assignment. EMD built the unit for the C&S as No. 826 in January 1957. It later became C... (more)
PUEBLO CO Aug 23 1981 -- BN SD40-2s 7287 and 7286 await an assignment while sitting in the engine facility. EMD built the 7287 in April 1980. My photo
OKLAHOMA CITY (May) 1982 — BN SD45 6670 awaits an assignment. EMD built the unit as SLSF 921 in February 1968. It was retired in November 1984. My photo.
OKLAHOMA CITY OK Dec 18 1983 — BN GP 38-2 2288 lays over at the sanders in the former Frisco yard off Byars Avenue southeast of downtown. EMD delivered the unit to the Frisco in August 1974 as S... (more)
PUEBLO CO July 25 1984 — Burlington Northern SD40-2 6363 was built by EMD (b/n 5812-16) in May 1972 as Colorado & Southern 915. My photo.
TULSA OK (April) 1985 — Burlington Northern SD45 6435 awaits an assignment. EMD built the unit (s/n 31603) for the Great Northern as GN 405 in May 1966. My photo.