A Roger Puta Photograph
Long Hood Forward Special Duty
Due to the volume of work at Sparta Junction over the winter the NYSW operates a job out of Sparta with the sole purpose of switching Sparta Junc... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe train crosses Canyon Diablo on the Fourth of July 1988.
Eastbound on Track 2 on curve between Alta and Towle, CA in Donner Pass. A Roger Puta Photograph
A westbound IMRL freight train heads towards Mason City out of Marquette. The train is seen here 8 miles west of Marquette near Spook Cave and campground. The train is working the 13 mile grade ou... (more)
A pair of SD45s, still wearing predecessor paint, are seen leaving the BRC's Clearing Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A nice mix of power featuring an SD45, SD40-2, GP7 and X-SOU SD24 head up westbound train 483 at Altoona. This priority train operated daily between Chicago and East Minneapolis via Milwaukee, Ada... (more)
CNW train 472 from East Minneapolis to Green Bay, WI rolls through Eau Claire, WI on its way to a crew change and some switching in Altoona. At this time there was still a short stretch of double ... (more)
A pair of former CSX engines cross paths once again courtesy of the efforts of the volunteers at the Southern Appalachia Railway Museum. 9553 is originally L&N 3318, while SCL 2024 later became CS... (more)
SCL SD45 No.2007, April 3, 1980.
With the reopening of the line over Sparta Mountain, the Susquehanna could now run excursions on the Southern Division. Here an excursion from Little Ferry arrives at Warwick, New York.
SP's famous "Cans" emerge from Tunnel 5 at the west end of Cliff siding in the Tehachapis.
CNW 954 enjoys the company of a GP7 and former Southern Ry. SD24 at Altoona, WI as it gets a servicing stop at the engine facility. the sand tower and fueling are behind the unit, and the roundhou... (more)
A Santa Fe SD45 and U36C head east along Conrail's Chicago Line with a manifest freight destined for Elkhart, Indiana. Tom Golden photo.
When Rio Grande and Southern Pacific merged, one of the first acts taken was to reopen the mothballed Modoc Line. The third eastbound Modoc train arrives at Wendel for a crew change.