Amtrak's Arrowhead from Duluth-Superior crosses the Mississippi River on the former NP bridge north of the Minneapolis station behind E8 no. 332. This unit was CB&Q 9940B, then BN 9933 before Amtr... (more)
Both Icons of the RR industry at the time Milwaukee Road E9 32A and GM&O E7 103 stand side by side at sunset in the Milwaukee Depot after an engine change in the new age of Amtrak.
If anyone would have told me back in the 60's when I hired out on the CMStP&P RR that I would have run a GM&O E7 Ida said "get outta here". But....here it sits one of many that would gra... (more)
Erie-Lackawanna EMD F3(A) 6561, Alco PA's 852, 855, C425 2516, GP7 1408 and C425 2508 at Lima, Ohio on December 10, 1969.
The Madison/Portage(M&P)Patrol approaches Portage through one of the many swamps around that area along the Wisconsin River just north of HY 16.
Everyone likes a mystery and this unlabeled Bob Ferge Kodachrome from my collection fits the bill. After a little digging and showing it to friends, it appears to be the Super Continental at Oba, ... (more)
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha blasts out of Portage headed for the West Coast.
Glenwood Canyon, Colorado has several short railroad tunnels along the Rio Grande main line. Here the Rio Grande Zephyr emerges from one of them.
The Port Authority of Allegheny County's PATrain makes a station stop at McKeesport, Pa.
Rounding the big curve at Ottertail, British Columbia, is Canadian Pacific’s Royal Canadian Pacific luxury train on September 13, 2002. The dapper train is pulled by a A-B-A set of covered wagons ... (more)
MILW 30A leads what I believe to be the Abe Lincoln out of Milwaukee, WI in December of 1971. Bob Ferge photo from my collection.
Bennett Levin's E8s lead an excursion past the Pitcairn intermodal facility in route to Pittsburgh.
Hurricane Eloise's flooding of the Harrisburg substation has displaced the usual GG-1 on Train 30 with an A-B-B set of E-Units under the wires.
An ex-Pennsy E8 (left) is posed in front of the same "Safety First" emblazoned building that housed its K4s predecessors in the late 50s. Note the different nose striping.