An eastbound Burlington Northern local, powered by venerable EMD SD9 No. 6150, crosses a bridge near Holman, Minnesota, on September 23, 1994.
Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range EMD SD9 No. 168 sits in the railroad’s locomotive facility at Keenan Yard at Keenan, Minnesota, on September 9, 1989.
Nickel Plate Road ordered twenty SD9 units in 1957, for use in the coalfields of the Nickel Plate's Wheeling District. These units were built without dynamic brakes, an unusual feature for the ... (more)
Less than ten blocks from the mainline, an extra West Stayton Local heads east through Southeast Salem on the Geer Branch. The track would be leased to the new Willamette Valley Railway at the end... (more)
Broadside view of SD9 PNWR 1854 leading out of Salem, OR.
Ever so often PNWR 1854 gets taken off the Rock Train for service. When this happens the unit needs to be dropped back off at Woodburn, OR to reunite with train. With a little divine intervention,... (more)
Stormy skies and their results.
The last of the former Southern Pacific SD9s for the Port of Tillamook Bay slowly rots around the remains of other locomotives and railcars that have found new liv... (more)
SD9 #3 recently acquired from Ozark Mountain Railcar is spotting cars in Hughson Ca. No 3 is possibly a former Norfolk Southern SD9.
Heading for the interchange with BNSF at Connell, Columbia Basin Railroad’s turn out of Warden rolls southbound past milepost 173 and the elevator at Koren, Washington, on September 28, 2021.
Chicago Burlington & Quincy SD9 346 was built by EMD in May 1955. By 1985, the 30-year-old locomotive had lost its signal lights and gained a Cascade Green and black paint job for subsequent owne... (more)
Columbia Basin Railroad SD9 171, the former Duluth Missabe & Iron Range 171, sits in the CBRW’s engine facility in eastern Washington with CBRW SD9 608 (ex-Montana Rail Link 608, ex-MRL 611, né... (more)
On December 3, 1988, Baltimore & Ohio EMD SD9 No. 1836, dressed in colorful Chessie System colors, sits near the locomotive facility at Barr Yard in Riverdale, Illinois.
Long Gone A Rio Grande EMD SD9 rests at the roads yard in Salt Lake City in the summer of 1980
Columbia Basin's Wheeler Job is seen returning to Warden as is passes through El Oro Cattle Feeders on the north side of Bassett Jct.
If you're going to the Columbia Basin, bring a drone... CBRW's Wheeler Job is seen setting out one last car at CHS Sun before heading back to Warden.