As the rain comes down Tennessee Southern train 101 heads for Mt. Pleasant.
During SP's last summer in Lake County, Oregon, the Lakeview Local departs town. The family living in the old depot has come out to give the train a roll-by.
WSOR 4490 stops in Brandon, WI in October of 1990. It will switch a few cars and then make it's was to Markesan on the Markesan Branch.
WSOR 4513 brings a short freight thru Lone Rock, WI in November of 2002. CNW's heritage is obvious on the locomotives paint scheme.
The eastbound local stopping to switch cars at the Stubbes' Cement plant next to the crossing.
Due to the heavy snowing in Portland, the not so often used and seen former PNWR 1805, nee Southern Pacific 3822 was used to shove a transfer to Barnes Yard in North Portland. Originally built as ... (more)
Getting a bath before getting a paint job. This was on of the first locomotives at the start of an empire. Here a worker is pressure washing the unit. After that it was stripped with MEK and p... (more)
A RARE FIND! While scouting photo locations for an up-coming excursion, I happened upon a gem! N&W GP9 514. One of the 22 "Red Bird" GP9's built in 1957-1958 to replace the Class J's on N&W passen... (more)
WSOR 4490 leads a freight south of Iron Ridge, WI in August of 1987. Little did we know at the time just how big the WSOR would become.
A fairly rare steam-generator equipped ex Chicago & Northwestern (later Carrizo Gorge) rebuilt GP9 sits behind the Gerdau Corsa distribution center in Matanuco BCN Mexico awaiting its fate. Behin... (more)
The Palmer switcher is shut down for the day sitting at the North end of the yard. In the distance we see Palmer station.
WSOR 4490 crosses Hwy Q near Markesan, WI in October of 1990.
Soo Line 2412 leads a Lake States train under Hwy 32 near Kiel, WI in July of 1987.
Like something out of a twilight zone episode. Two Southern Pacific GP9's appear in Provo, Utah in 1993. This is just something we never got to see in this state, at least in the 10 year prior to ... (more)
The Silent WatcherLong-silent Pennsylvania Railroad GP9 #7048 stands watch over Horseshoe Curve. In September, she will have been here for 30 years--2 years longer than 1361 was. On... (more)