The weather is getting colder and the trees are changing color, perfect time for a back road, some geeps, and jointed rail in western CT!
CTN 1364 pulls an empty boxcar from the Ruckert Terminal.
CEIW 4295 leads a 24 car train south through Anderson, Indiana on its way to the yard to interchange with CSX. To get these guys moving is a difficult task but to get them moving on Sunday is next... (more)
FRESH ROCK ISLAND PAINT. Here the Rock Island 4506 is displayed for the volunteers who had worked on the restoration of the unit, from C&NW 4160 back to its rebuilt appearance as the ROCK. Test ... (more)
Rock Island GP7R undergoes restoration work at the Illinois Railway Museum diesel shops, getting a fresh coat of paint in the "bankruptcy blue" scheme." Locomotives:CRIP 4506 GP7R
A stormy night approaches as IRM's Diesel Shop is busy prepping engines for the upcoming weekend event "Diesel Days 2016." UP 1848 and BN-3 idle alongside CNW 4160, which is currently be... (more)
Santa Fe (ATSF) EMD GP7R No.2299 and merger painted 2291 at Fullerton, California 10/28/1987.
EL RENO OK April 13 1980 -- Rock Island GP7R sits on one of the engine facility leads awaiting its post-bankruptcy fate.
Santa Fe rebuilt GP7R 2122 and two CF7's on a local at Temple, Texas, December 30, 1984
The Waukesha Switch has just tied up in their small yard in Waukesha,WI.. Who can spot the C&NW yard office, the absolute signal for the SOO interlocking,the Griswald crossing signal,the order boa... (more)
Note "Pink Lady" ballast from a local quarry. A Roger Puta Photograph
A Roger Puta Photograph
CBRW 2282 leads a eastbound local back into Yakima after switching west of town.
ex CRI&P 1280, 4503
Built as C&NW 1575