WC SW1500 no. 1553, a former Southern Pacific loco, is parked at Shops Yard for some servicing. This switcher was a common sight at North Fond Du Lac as well as Waukesha during the time I lived in... (more)
A IHB slug set switches out the West end of Gibson yard in Hammond.
A rare former AK Steel switcher locomotive sits at the service tracks at Davidson Yard.
Though this was not my favorite paint scheme, it was and still is my favorite film, and hey, I celebrated any time any SP unit got paint in the latter days. Photographer unknown (great job BTW). ... (more)
In the latter years a butthead was hard to find (not as hard as an SD38-2!). I was glad to see this over ever near sundown.
What a great tpwn in the times before mergers.
The Wabash had a mainline that ran to Des Moines from Moberly at one time. The NS abandoned this trackage back in 1993. Today the Iowa Sothern operates about 25 miles of this trackage between Moul... (more)
Former United State Sugar Corp 203 is going through the rebuild program at Locomotive Specialists, and will soon be repainted and emerge as LOSX 203. Photo taken with permission wearing all requir... (more)
WAMX SW1500 1517 rests in front of the former MRS shop in St. Louis.
A northbound Soo Line transfer freight passes under Ogden Avenue overpass at La Grange, Illinois, on the afternoon of February 7, 1987. Soo EMD SW1500 No. 1400 is former Minneapolis, Northfield & ... (more)
Early morning at Mill Creek, OK.
Alexander Railroad's weekday freight approaches east Statesville with interchange for Norfolk Southern.
The Denver Rock Island Railroad's 1083 (SW1500) works a cut of cars in an industrial area known as The Stockyards in Denver. Colorado.