Santa Fe U36C #8758 and B36-7 #7488 pose in front of the Old Barstow Diesel Shop.
Smoking up a storm, a D&H Alco RS36 pulls two of her younger siblings (two C628s) out of the Colonie Shops, aka Alco Heaven. Back in the late 1970s railfans were welcome at the Colonie Shops and a... (more)
With the RI nearing the end and having touble keeping power on the road, a lone mechanic works on a U28B in a line of GEs and EMDs inside Rock Island's main repair facility.
1sec @ f2 Nikon F2s 55/1.2
Former New Haven FL9'a await rebuilding at the old Rock Island Silvis, Il shop.
Several ex-BN E8 cabs and an ex-GMO EMD cab sit on the ground under the overhead crane at the old Silvis Shops, operated by NRE. Scanned from a 35mm print negative.
Back in the 70's, the friendly D&H would charge you a $1.00 at the gaurd shack, sign a release, and you could go anywhere on the property but in the shop. You also are not permited to photograph a... (more)
Morning light briefly illuminates the nose of the SP Heritage Unit in shop as employees scrounge about to get the best vantage point for roll-out. One track over, the ex-CNW UP 9772 soaks in the s... (more)
About a month ago I posted a PIC from here that stated I had never seen this wash facility working. Well this GP9 has proven me wrong
2475 doing it's idle tests in the late night, with the lighting it almost looks like a model train
A pair of Alco RS3s and a C628, a GE U30C and a Baldwin RF-16 Shark occupy tracks in the shop. No EMDs in here! Kodachrome 25, Yashica TL, ambient light.
D&H U-boats congregate in a historically Alco stronghold. Kodachrome 25, Yashica TL, ambient light.
Venerable GE boxcab electric E29 sits quietly outside the Avery engine shed on a chill summer night awaiting its next assignment over St. Paul Pass.
Santa Fe "Alligator" 9834 idles in the Barstow engine facility at night as busy workmen pass in small vehicles.
A pair of ex-AT&SF Alco RSD-15s poke their alligator snouts out of the ivy-covered LS&I enginehouse at Marquette, MI. K64, Yashica TL Electro-X.