Wisconsin Central prepares its newly purchased Santa Fe SD45s with some truck work, among other things, at the shops at North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. I used to wander inside those shops with a cam... (more)
Y6a #2165 gets some maintainence at Shaffers Crossing. Sitting outside as seen through the window panes behind 2165, lurks another Y-class behemoth, Railroad: Norfolk & WesternLocomotive: Steam 2-8-8-2Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USALocomotive #: NW 2165Train ID: n/aPhoto Date: August 07, 1956
D&H U33C No. 755 was undergoing an overhaul at the Colonie Shop in Watervliet, NY on Sept. 14, 1976. It was one of those pleasant late summer days and I guess the workers figured they could enjoy... (more)
A shop worker checks the lube oil filter on Southern SD35 3035 at Andover in the fall of 1968.
Two big Alligators sit in front of the now-vanished shops on a beautiful fall afternoon in Barstow.
Not often you see a diesel pop off. The shops were torn down when the yard rebuild was done.
Elsdon Yard, on Chicago's southwest side, had a roundhouse and service facilities for Grand Trunk Western steam power until the end of the steam era. We visited the yard and found a good number of... (more)
501 & 2304 have just been washed at the Colonie shops.
Home for Christmas.
Now that the SD60s are back, they're becoming a more common sight in St. Paul. Here, 6029 is being prepared at the St. Paul service island for a trip east to Chicago.
Partial scene of the old SF engine facilities at Barstow. The GP40X is only few months in service at that time. At right is F45 5911 in the yelow bonnet scheme.
Bringing an "A" back to life.
A vintage view inside Silvis of Rock Island workers moving the boiler and cab of one of the 5000 series during a rebuild. Date and photographer unknown.
A rare overhead view inside the Rock Island locomotive facilty at Silvis, Illinois. Unknown date and photographer.