Behind the Scenes II In preparation for a photo charter, the WMSR crew prepares the train on the yard lead at Ridgeley. This is the first of many switches that turns a yard lead into a mul... (more)
The C&NW dead line at Oelwein as taken from the roof of a GP30. This unit may have had a second life on the FRVR.
SOO 701 gets a little attention at the Shops yard facility in Nort Fond Du Lac. Both the SOO and later, the WC, were very friendly at the time, and it was easy to get permission to photograph loco... (more)
Behind the Scenes In preparation for a photo charter, the WMSR crew starts the day preparing the passenger train (to follow the steam photo freight) on the yard lead at Ridgeley.
Early Conrail action while waiting on the American Freedom Train, catching a Reading GP30 long-hood forward with an ex-PRR/PC caboose. The 3604 was built by EMD in June of 1962 as Reading Lines N... (more)
"Western Maryland" 501 crosses the National Highway (U.S. 40) on the outskirts of Cumberland, Md. The GP30 became the star of the show during the "Farewell to 734" trip on this... (more)
"Western Maryland" 501 emerges from Brush Tunnel to pick up passengers who have just photographed 2-8-0 No. 734 during the Western Maryland Scenic's farewell trip for the Consolidation. ... (more)
CRC 902 leads the return portion of the weekly Cincinnati Dinner Train. The Dinner Train runs every Saturday over ex PRR trackage on the East side of Cincinnati, from the suburb of Golf Manor, to ... (more)
SP5011 is one of 18 GP30's delivered to the SP and SSW. The units were based out of Houston working on locals at the time this photo was taken.
Western Maryland Scenic 501 gets orders from the conductor before leaving Ridgley with the evening dinner train
It's Sunday morning, and 501 is set to tow 734 and her
train over to Cumberland. The idea is to hold down 734's
smoke in Ridgely, the folks are a complaing.
After arriving in the small town of Wister to pick up 21 storage cars, the crew ties down the GP30 before a quick lunch at the Caston Creek Bar & Grill.
Aiken RRs GP30 pair rest quietly on Park Ave awaiting Monday morning to begin work. The paint job is exquisite under night lighting and a light mist.
Granger LocalAfter setting out some empty grain hoppers, Burlington Northern's St. Francis local departs Danbury, Nebraska, late in the afternoon on a September 1991 day. The train... (more)
In what almost looks like a GP30 gaining ground on a Kenworth is actually Rio Grande No. 3011 being trucked through a temporary gap in the fencing at the Colorado Railroad Museum on August 11, 200... (more)