From 1890 to 2013, Beacon Park Yard in the Allston section of Boston was a busy terminal for the Boston & Albany and successors NYC, PC, CR, and CSX. It was closed in 2013 to free up the valuable ... (more)
Sequatchie Valley Railroad GP40 3002 approaches D J Nootens Drive crossing as it pulls SQVR MP15AC Y1466 (not running) and 70 empty hoppers out of the USG Corporation plant in Bridgeport, AL.
WAAY heads West on the former Boston & Maine 'Lowell Branch" in Tewksbury, MA. In the foreground, the former spur to the Market Basket distribution center is seen severed from the "Tewks... (more)
Waiting for a crew on the former PRR just east of the old depot.
Sequatchie Valley Railroad GP40 3002 switches the Beaulieu of America plant in Bridgeport, AL.
With an threatening sky for a back drop Southwest Portland Cement GP40 412 works with SDP35 411 at Victorville.
“The Heartbreak of Corrosion”:
Rust has taken its toll on the best part of the B&O paint scheme—the Capitol Dome emblem—on this GP40, acting as lead unit on a westbound manifest at Harwood (mp 1... (more)
My favorite UP-MP-WP "merger" lashup is this view of a southbound train on MoPac's Oklahoma Sub. crossing the North Canadian River bridge near Dustin, OK in 1984. The unit in UP paint w... (more)
We're in the clear on the Ford Train in the westward siding at Voltz. Voltz was located halfway between Watertown and Richwood,WI.on the Lacrosse Division double track mainline. There were two sid... (more)
CNW GP40 5500 leads train PRGBA under Hwy R, north of Francis Creek, WI in August of 1988. The train is on CNW's Shoreline, which is a bike trail today.
A Roger Puta Photograph
A Pair of Geeps in HomewoodIllinois Central GP40 3125 is ex-ICG 3067, originally IC 3067. (Woodcrest Yard, Homewood, Illinois - September 20, 1997)
An eastbound Rio Grande freight waits in the hole by the station at Thompson, Utah. After a couple of westbounds clear the single track east of Thompson, the train will proceed east toward Grand J... (more)
EL RENO OK Jan 2 1978 -- With shut down of the Rock Island looming GP40 357 awaits its fate while tied down at the shops.
CR 3269 brings a TV train thru Hammond, IN on a foggy, but moody day in March of 1985.