Three of SMS's roster of historic freight locomotives sit in the new Locomotive Shop in Bridgeport, NJ. From left to right is Baldwin AS616 #554, EMD SW9 #438, and EMD GP38-3 #2003.
Soo 394 rests in the ore yard at Marquette. Pairs of the big Baldwin AS-616's were normally assigned to work the ore yard and make the dock shoves at the time. Time was running out on 394 and it w... (more)
In a photo from my collection by Karl Henkels Soo 393 sits by the Marquette Roundhouse. Only a few of the Ex DSS&A Baldwins received the received the Red/Off White and Black Soo scheme. Photo has ... (more)
Soo 395 at the Marquette Roundhouse. The 395 was built as Baldwin demonstrator 1600 in 1949 and went to the DSS&A in 1952. It was one of a few ex DSS&A Baldwins to get Soo paint. This unit was ret... (more)
Trona Railroad Baldwin AS616 #54 switches the plant in Trona.
Night fall in Pavonia brings out night trains. In the middle of the image three switch jobs wait for an RS-11 to clear. All are waiting for a freight way left background to clear the yard. On the ... (more)
The daily northbound train to Seneca plods along north of Burns, Oregon, entrusted to AS616 #5 under a brooding eastern Oregon sky.
Jamaica - Alumina Partners of Jamaica operates an isolated line from interior to port/dock on south side of island. Moves processed alumina and not raw bauxite as does associated Kaiser Bauxite o... (more)
SMS 554 switches the Boise warehouse complex.
Oregon & Northwestern's daily Burns-Seneca turn rolls through Trout Creek, Oregon, as evening approaches, behind AS616 Baldwin #4.
Scooting along at a nice 25mph, Oregon & Northwestern's daily train to Seneca rolls northbound 10 miles out of Burns, Oregon, behind AS616 Baldwin #4.
Shot of Trona RR number 52 and Baldwin Center cab DT6-6-2000 switching the Trona yard. During this time period the Southern Pacific power ran through to Trona, explaining the SP caboose seen
One of the last operating units of this type in America, even then. We must have driven 200 miles out of the way for this one. Boy could it kick cars, just open the throttle and it loads. I thi... (more)
By January of 1968, one of the last strongholds for SP's fleet of Baldwin roadswitchers was the Roseville yard and hump. Dound #5242 working the East end of the hump.
One of the last strongholds for SP's Baldwin roadswitchers was the Roseville hump. At the East end of the yard, #5264 and #5242 spend a cold Saturday in January of 1968.