With grain getting busy the leasers are out in force in this great little riverport town. This unit is a Conrail alumnus rebuilt to -2.
Sd35 Takes a spin on the turntable.
My friend Norman Miller made a visit on this cold day. And was rewarded to find this sitting here. From my slide collection photo by Norman Miller.
A different kind of a A-B-A set. Getting them ready for a run towards Toledo or Columbus Ohio.
In the mid 70's these engines started showing up around here.
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.