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Photo ID: 661587

Framed by an ornate 19th century building that has seen better days, the crew of a Conrail ballast train led by a GP40 switches hoppers at Westfield, MA, on the former Boston & Albany. A nearby qu... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Westfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: CR 3103
Train ID: ballast extra
Photo Date: September, 1982


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jun 18, 2018

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Photo ID: 661586

When Penn Central took over the New Haven, it imported a group of ex-PRR six-axle U25Cs to supplement the NH's own U25Bs in heavy freight service on the hilly Maybrook Line. Here U25C 6510 and its... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GE U25C
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6510
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: May, 1971


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jun 18, 2018

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Photo ID: 661584

Amtrak's westbound Reno Fun Train but mostly ex-SP equipment on SP rails with an Espee crew. This would turn out to be the last all F-unit train to cross Donner Pass. The following week, an SDP40F... (more)

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Reno, Nevada, USA
Locomotive #: ATK 111
Train ID: Reno Fun Train
Photo Date: March, 1976


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By: Drew Jacksich

Added: Jun 18, 2018

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Photo ID: 661572

Ontario Northland Railway GMD GP9 1605. (1600-1605)

Railroad: Ontario Northland
Locomotive: GMD GP9
Location: North Bay, Ontario, Canada
Locomotive #: ONR 1605
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 03, 1987


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Jun 18, 2018

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Photo ID: 661526

CNW repowered Baldwin 1501 pauses as it switches Kaukauna, WI in February of 1975. Bob Ferge Kodachrome from my collection.

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: Repowered Baldwin DRS6-6-1500
Location: Kaukauna, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 1501
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1975


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By: Greg Mross

Added: Jun 17, 2018

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Photo ID: 661449

Bethlehem Steel’s Patapsco & Back Rivers painted one of its EMD-re-engined Baldwin S12’s in a bicentennial scheme. Here the tribute unit works at the mill in Sparrows Point, Maryland.

Railroad: PBR - Pataspsco & Back Rivers
Locomotive: Baldwin S-12M
Location: Sparrow's Point, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: PBR 147
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 20, 1981


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jun 17, 2018

Views: 1,072
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Photo ID: 661416

Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and New England SW7 44 works a cut of gondolas at the yard in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Railroad: Philadelphia, Bethlehem & New England
Locomotive: EMD SW7
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PBNE 44
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 29, 1977


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jun 16, 2018

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Photo ID: 661367

GG1 4875 hums past the historic station at Newark, DE, with a southbound Amtrak ballast train. This elegant brick station was built in 1877 by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad, a ... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Newark, Delaware, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 4875
Train ID: ballast train
Photo Date: July, 1980


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jun 16, 2018

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Photo ID: 661366

Amtrak RS3 116 leads the wire train through North Elizabeth, NJ, on its way to or from a catenary maintenance job. Amtrak acquired 45 Penn Central RS3s of PRR, NYC, and NH ancestry in 1976 for yar... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Alco RS-3
Location: North Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 116
Train ID: wire train
Photo Date: November, 1976


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jun 16, 2018

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Photo ID: 661322

Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and New England SW7 34, assisted by a slug of unknown origins, waits for a switch to enter the Bethlehem yard.

Railroad: Philadelphia, Bethlehem & New England
Locomotive: EMD SW7
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PBNE 34
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 27, 1984


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jun 15, 2018

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Photo ID: 661303

A pair of switchers drill the yard as WC 6654 prepares to depart Shops Yard in Fond Du Lac, WI in May of 1996.

Railroad: Wisconsin Central
Locomotive: EMD F45
Location: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: WC 6654
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 1996


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By: Greg Mross

Added: Jun 15, 2018

Views: 1,064
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Photo ID: 661286

The Not-So-Ubiquitous Chessie GP40-2
Sure, in the 80’s you couldn’t swing a dead cat without hitting a Chessie GP40-2. But this example was unique in that it was named, and wa... (more)

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: B&O 4447
Train ID: B&O (excursion)
Photo Date: April 27, 1985


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By: Ted Grumbine

Added: Jun 15, 2018

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Photo ID: 661279

Philadelphia, Bethlehem, and New England 27, a 39 year old NW2, pauses with slug 09 near the Lynn Street overpass in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Railroad: Philadelphia, Bethlehem & New England
Locomotive: EMD NW2
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PBNE27
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 30, 1986


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jun 15, 2018

Views: 1,335
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Photo ID: 661271

The wonders of working for the railroad in winter is when you have to get on and off icy equipment to throw a switch, only to find out that you have to clean out the points before you can do so. A... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40-2
Location: Butler, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 6879
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 03, 1990


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Jun 15, 2018

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Photo ID: 661270

An eastbound (southbound) military train arrives at Butler yard the middle of a Wisconsin snowstorm on December 3, 1990. The train, led by EMD GP40 No. 5526, is full of equipment headed for deploy... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & North Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Butler, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: CNW 5526
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 03, 1990


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Jun 15, 2018

Views: 787
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