Two of the four slant-nosed E6s that were delivered to the Illinois Central in 1941 lasted until the coming of Amtrak, and they earned premier assignments until the end. IC E6s 4001 and 4003, sand... (more)
Santa Fe’s northbound Train 12, the Chicagoan, is just south of Topeka, Kansas on its run from Dallas to Chicago on Nov. 6, 1966. Lead unit 15 is an E6 while the trailing cab unit is No. 11, an E... (more)
E6 No. 11, with E8 and E6 B units, awaits its afternoon call as new EMD SD45 demonstrator 434C and test car stand ready for their next run at Santa Fe’s Argentine yard diesel facility on May 29, 1... (more)
With it consist shrinking more and more with each passing year, L&N's venerable old Pan-American is ready to continue its daily run to New Orleans. The train has also lost its RPO and some storage... (more)
SCL E6 501 sits in Denver with a five car CB&Q NEBRASKA ZEPHYR train set. The EMD unit is now restored as ACL 501 in Spencer, NC and the articulated train was sold to Saudi Arabia.
Rock Island E6 #630 switching at Chicago while E8 #660 rests in the background in this May 1973 scene. Photograph by more)
Santa Fe 12L-11A-12A-13L (E6A-E3B-E6B-E6A) await their next assignment behind the Clovis roundhouse on May 3, 1964. At this time, the E3s and E6s spent most of their time in storage at Kansas City... (more)
Former ACL E6A on display shows her beauty as SCL501 at Denver's Union Station
Rock Island 630 leads an outbound commutter train out of downtown Chicago in the summer of 1977.
L&N #15 "The SouthWind" gets refueled at Louisville Union Station.
A Milwaukee Road train, likely the eastbound Midwest Hiawatha bound for Chicago, boards passengers before departing in Sioux City. See comments for more information.
Rock Island's classic E6 running in commuter service on beautiful afternoon in Chicago.
Not only was 630 the only Shovelnose on the Rock Island painted with a golden nose, it was (and still is) the last operational E6 in the country. Just as several of The Rock's Early Cowl units ha... (more)