SRNJ F7 727 and 728 are former Bessemer & Lake Erie locomotives that have been on the SRNJ roster former the past two decades. During the 1990s these units saw service on the SRNJ operated Salem B... (more)
“Good luck, boys!” That was the last utterance Benny Adams and I heard from our friend Earl Rosenbaum, a brakeman on the L&N’s Cumberland Valley Division. On this Sunday afternoon—June 7, 1964—Be... (more)
NP’s westbound flagship “North Coast Limited” No. 25 leaves Butte and zips along at speed at Rocker, Montana the evening of April 10, 1970. In this photo it is really a BN train as the merger ha... (more)
A Southern F-unit being used in mine run service at Middlesboro, KY idles in the weed-choked L&N yard in September 1966. In the background, an old New York Central 50-foot box car frames the scene... (more)
This was the second F7A unit that was sidelined for unknown reasons. This engine was usually placed on the opposite end of the train from the other F7A unit (CRRX 403). Not sure if it was runnin... (more)
Usually this F7A, CCRX 403, is at one end of the Royal Gorge train. On this day it was found sitting in an industrial area east of the depot. This unit was built in 1949 for Chicago & Northwester... (more)
Once road power for the Salem Branch, these two ex-B&LE F's sit quiet in Winslow.
We're on train 255 stopped at Rio,WI.. We've cut the train away to clear the main crossing and pulled down to the depot to get water. Rio was a closed agency at the time but a section crew still w... (more)
A different kind of a A-B-A set. Getting them ready for a run towards Toledo or Columbus Ohio.
An F and a Geep on an eastbound Missouri Pacific freight are about the cross the AT&SF at Milano, Texas. Aug. 30, 1972.
Santa Fe’s eastbound Mail Train No. 8 was leaving Emporia, Kansas on April 11, 1965.
When the Salem Branch went with another operator, these F's (once kept under lock & key) returned to Winslow. Many sister units survive in operation today, but not all retain their ex-B&LE number... (more)
Former Michigan Star Clipper locomotive. Sister units 727 & 728 survive on SRNJ.
A different view - from within the nose of Grafton & Upton Railroad F7A #1501 as #1751 cuts away. Taken with permission.
An F7 unit pulls Fillmore's evening excursion train.