The contrasting profiles of EMD and GE locomotion rust away in storage at South Yard in Salt Lake City.
An interesting lash up of EMD power await a call at Union Pacific's Provo Yard on Dec. 13, 1975. Included in the group are an SD24, a GP30B, an SD24B, a GP30, and a Rio Grande SD45.
Ex-CNO&TP(Southern) 6313 sits on 4 axle trucks at the Milwaukee Road Round House one apparently having truck work done. The unit just doesn't look tough enough on those old wagon wheels. For you w... (more)
UP 446, an EMD SD24 'Power Unit' is coupled to the UP S5, a 'Yard Slug' (a former UP GP9B No. 306B) awaiting repair work at Union Pacific's Salt Lake Shops in Oct. 1977. At the time, the duo were ... (more)
A Union Pacific SD24 awaits a call in Provo Yard on Sept. 12, 1976. The 2400 HP six axle unit was built by EMD for the UP in Sept. 1959 from a roster of 34 SD24s and 45 SD24Bs. It was retired fro... (more)
Outbound train 74 leaves Milwaukee for Chicago with some leased Rathole locomotives.
She's so fine my 409! Well, not this particular 409. A UP SD24 was switching a box car at a freight station in Salt Lake City when it broke down right where you see it. The unit sat for weeks unti... (more)
After bringing a Salt Lake City to Provo manifest into the yard, UP's one and only high hood SD24 takes a break in the joint UP-Utah Railway car shop. The UP 448 was built as EMD demonstrator 5579... (more)
Month-old Santa Fe SD26 4659 rounds the Tehachapi Loop as it descends the crossing of the Tehachapi Mountains in southern California on June 23rd, 1973. Originally built as Santa Fe 959 in May 19... (more)
My favorite Southern Railway six-motor units were the SD24s. They were kind of overshadowed after the newer SD35s and SD45s started arriving, but these were the units that I identify with the "Rat... (more)
With a freshly blackened out SRY emblem on the nose two ex-Southern(CNO&TP) SD's move an eastbound towards Milwaukee Depot for the crew change.
Two ex CNO&TP SD24's pound through Wauwatosa,WI. on a Milwaukee Road extra west headed for the Twin Cities.
Extra east approaching North Avenue on the eastward track with Engineer Greg Rouleau at the throttle of three SOU SD24's about to drop down Brookfield hill into Elm Grove,WI..