Bessemer & Lake Erie SD18s and an SD38 await servicing at their Albion, Pa. engine facility between runs. BLE owned six SD18s, 851-856 built in September 1962.
The harvest is starting and midwest railroad have loaded up on motive power. This unit was once in Conrail's fleet as a GP40-2 but has been deturbo'd.
These two rebuilds have been stripped of usable parts and ride on shop trucks while awaiting scrapping.
Mobile was a treasure of southern railroading in these days with Frisco, TASD, Southern, GM&O and L&N all coming to town. The waterfront yard of L&N was busy and crowded with beautiful yellow and... (more)
The Cloquet Terminal's newest engine (former Modoc Academy) is shuffled around at BNSF's Belknap engine facility.
A switcher suns itself while four green SD40-2s and Cloquet Terminal GG20B 2608 wait to power the Grand Rapids Local later in the afternoon.
Rio Grande and UP/SP power being serviced.
This SD40-2 showed up at St. Paul looking like it was fresh out of the paint booth wearing the Milwaukee's final "Hiawatha" scheme.
If you like veteran EMD locomotives - and I do - then the MRL is well worth a visit.
Power for the Paradise Local is serviced at Missoula.
Looks like this Catfish isn't long out of its birthplace at Erie, Pennsylvania, judging by the paint and the coupler.
The CTRR's two SW-1s pose for night shots. Lighting by Steve Glischinski and Jeff Terry.
One of CTRR's two SW-1s keeps their "new" SW-1000 company on a beautiful summer day.
Another nice repaint.