CB&Q/BN and SOU/NS long cooperated on a run-through train that ran will pooled power. BN units generally were turned back at Louisville, while Southern units ran as far as Beardstown. For a whil... (more)
Outside of the EMD F and E unit line the GP30 is the best aesthetically styled locomotive EMD has produced, in my humble opinion. How can one argue when seeing restored Soo Line 700 kicking up a p... (more)
A Reading GP30, GP30, C424 set idles at Jersey Central's Bethlehem roundhouse on a snowy March morning.
A trio of GP30's of Reading and PRR origins lead an Enola to Rutherford transfer.
Two bright blue Cimarron Valley Railroad EMD GP30s sit outside the railroad’s three-stall engine shop at Satanta, Kansas, on the morning of March 1, 2000. At the time, CVR had an all-GP30 locomoti... (more)
This nondescript control stand was EMD's standard for many years. In this case, it belongs to former Louisville & Nashville GP30 number 1030. The geriatric veteran now pulls excursion trains at Oa... (more)
While everyone's favorite on the New Hope and Ivyland (#40) is out for maintenance, the railroads diesels (#2198 & #7087) handle the North Pole Express.
The other units are NS 1616 an AS-416 and N&W 60 a GP9.
ex CSXT 4215, nee C&O 3020
Conductor Floyd Guymon boards the Fourth South Switcher after chatting with two local kids about safety around railroad tracks. At the time, Floyd had 32 years of seniority with the Rio Grande and... (more)
Cimarron Valley's job to work the carbon black plant near Ulysses departs Satanta behind a pair of GP30s as the prairie skyscrapers loom in the background.
Rio Grande GP30 No. 3003 and GP40-2 No. 3120 lead a 13 car Fourth South Switcher through a patch of farmland in North Salt Lake on July 1, 1996.