Stay bolts being cut inside the boiler of ARR 557. This is getting toward the rear on top of the firebox in a hard to reach area of the boiler. The staybolts are cut in the middle then are one at ... (more)
BNSF 557 west accelerates through Edwards, IL on BNSF's Peoria Sub. The Christmas holiday has caused a build up of traffic bound for Galesburg as evidenced in this photo.
Caterpillar and Komatsu... (more)
Former Alaska Railroad steamer #557 is lifted into the air while the ARR flatcar is positioned underneath. #557 has been in possession of the late Monte Holm, who rescued it from a scrapper in Eve... (more)
Other Geeps were 561 and 512.
Other Geeps were 562 and 512.
The BAR was an extraordinary railroad in many ways. Not the least was it's friendship with railfans evidenced here by BL-2 557 "The American Railfan".