Cowls – EMD Design at its Finest (IMHO)Electro-Motive built F45 diesels for Great Northern / Burlington Northern and Santa Fe. Perhaps it is my southern California bias, but the F4... (more)
WC 6654 has departed Shops Yard in Fond Du Lac, WI and is about to start its' assault on Byron Hill in this shot from June of 1996. F45's really looked good in the WC paint scheme.
The end of the road for former Great Northern 435. 23 years later Utah Railway 6608, is being scraped out / parts donor. The cab will live on, for use in a commuter locomotive. This is taking plac... (more)
Utah Railway F45 6606 with it's flying U and SD45 9140, sit in front of Utah Railway's Martin shops. 9140 was a unique half harted attempt at a custom Utah Railway paint job.
In February 1986, the Chicago, South Shore, and South Bend acquired 12 former Burlington Northern F45s for coal service on the CSS. Of the 12 units, only 2 would turn a revenue mile for the CSS, ... (more)
ATSF freight downhill on the 3% original track at west summit island
On one of the coldest mornings that I’ve ever railfanned, Susquehanna F45 3638 idles near the engine house in Binghamton, New York. By Alaska or North Dakota standards, 14 below is not unusual, bu... (more)
Susquehanna F45 3636 leads a Delaware & Hudson train from Philadelphia into the yard in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Almost as interesting is the trailing GP38 with a CSX number and C&O reporting mark... (more)
Adam Farence Photo....
Ready for action in the middle of the night, BN's class F45 no 6600 (x-GN 427) and BN 2220, a former Burlington GP30 (still with Mars light), stand side by side outside the roundhouse at Interbay ... (more)
Adam Farence Photo.
A nice lash up of an F45 C30-7 and another F45 descend Cajon Pass for the LA basin.
The Susquehanna inspection train for its management and BOD to get a first view of its new route between its Southern and Northern Divisions rolls through Franklin, New Jersey. The recently reacti... (more)
The partially frozen Charlottesburg reservoir is quite low as a Susquehanna inspection train rolls westward on the newly-reopened NYS&W main line over Sparta Mountain.