One of Santa Fe's unique U30CGs sits in the engine facility at Cleburne, Texas, on March 3, 1973. Originally purchased for use on the Santa Fe's passenger trains, the General Electric U30CG featu... (more)
Brand new ATSF 907 at Cleaburne, TX in October '93.
Always a good place for roster shots back in the good old days.
Not many buyers of -2s opted for this one.
Heading out for a trip with the visitors, a trio of B&O GP-40s leased and renumbered in the 9000s.
Brand new and already ugly. Poor thing.
She looks good in the late afternoon sun.
This is one for the modelers weathering guide. Check out grime, that's grime with a grrrr.
Times a tough for this once-elegant unit now that there are no more Chiefs to pull, only lint picking locals in Texas. Oh, well it's honest work.
Just a lowly B-unit but a nice fresh looking one in the rare yellow stainless steel sheme. I which I could have caught an A & B together.
Just a lowly B-unit but a nice fresh looking one.
I wish I could have spent more time in central Texas in the 70s. We just didn't have these things in California. I think this is the only one I ever got unrebuilt be with the new paint job.
Just another rebuild.
Great old freight beasts in their last days pulling a local. And by the way don't let old timers tell you trackwork was better "in the old days".
Great old freight beasts in their last days.