Jim Mirabelli photo.
When the SD50s and C36-7s were new, it seemed that MP/UP made an effort to run the two new types together, but - for a while, at least - to not mix them with older C-Cs. Here, a trio of new SD50s... (more)
Somehow these new C36-7s have made it all the way to southeast Kansas without even getting any grime on the plows.
After running to the power plant via BN's ex-SLSF River Line, an empty Union Electric unit coal train waits for a crew to head back to the MP main at Illmo. In the distance, the southbound BN loc... (more)
This track is UP's McPherson branch. Before the merger with Missouri Pacific, it saw just a six-days-a-week turn to McPherson that usually consisted of a B-B diesel and a handful of cars. As a c... (more)
Missouri Pacific Alco PA-3 67 former 8024 in the Jenks' dark blue being serviced at St. Louis, Mo., diesel shop in November 1967. Unknown photographer photo, from my slide collection.
Spending a couple hours on a windy bridge in frigid temperatures was a small price to pay to see two faded old coal warriors leading a train of intermodal and auto racks.
Four Missouri Pacific GP18's in original blue and gray Eagle colors, at Pueblo, Colorado in April 1962. Photo from my collection, photographer Bob Malinoski.
Tom Golden photo.
MP 3123 west waits in a siding at Arlington, Texas with no crew on board.
RJ Corman is on-site assisting with rerailing efforts after a derailment on the former C&EI. Tom Golden photo.
Tom Golden photo.
A trio of MoPac GEs leads an intermodal train through Laramie. Tom Golden photo.
Looking just as elegant as the day it rolled out of the Edward G. Budd Company manufacturing plant, the Missouri Pacific Planetarium Dome Coach 892 is back in its origina... (more)