A Snowbird with a Complicated HistoryA few years after AL Gilbert's Alco S6 switcher was damaged in a collis... (more)
CNW 4490 is westbound between Fond Du Lac and Rosendale, WI in July of 1985. The train is heading towards Ripon on a line that would be abandoned a year later. A Jordan Spreader is tucked in behin... (more)
Yadkin Valley 201 and 204 are in-transit as they pass thru Gillette, WY in May of 1990.
CNW 4351 rolls a transfer into Hoffman Ave. yard at St. Paul, MN on a sunny July day. The consist was a pair of vintage Geeps and F3/7 B units. I had photographed the same consist on a freight at ... (more)
CNW 4293 switches the yard in Powers, MI in May of 1986. This unit was originally CNW 1598 before being rebuilt.
With the steep Missionary Ridge grade is some what behind, the long journey from Berryton, GA to Chattanooga, TN was completed. Now the pair second generation diesels the only two on the G&W-Chatt... (more)
A collection of rail equipment is on display at the museum in Crewe, VA. I read some reports that this locomotive wasn't originally an NW unit, but can't tell you for sure.
It's not every day you get to see an ex-ATSF unit, a GP7 at that, sharing the same rails with today's Union Pacific railroad operations. As the skies begin to clear from the morning, costal overca... (more)
Curving to the east at Betteravia Junction, BUGX 1322's train of 29 cars can be seen in its entirety as it makes the most of the 10mph speed limit. Built in 1952 for the Santa Fe, this 65-year-old... (more)
With the conductor on the ground flagging the crossing, BUGX 1322 leads its nine car train toward the Black Road grade crossing and past an aging barn as it heads for Osborn Yard. Once there, the ... (more)
Chicago & North Western GP7 4207 leads a local freight past the grain silos at Little Suamico, Wisconsin.
Making a run for Green Bay, Chicago & North Western GP7 4207 leads a local freight over the small bridge at Suamico, Wisconsin.
Just a little before noon on this dreary wet morning history had just been made as both active unit on the G&W-Chattooga & Chickamauga Railway roster pull to a safe stop on the NS controlled Centr... (more)
Southbound transfer run at Tower 55. 4-15-1980
At the end of track on the Lake County Railroad, LCR's ex-Nickel Plate geep switches out the perlite plant.