Power lays over at Ashland on New Year's Day 1987. Local jobs on the Siskiyou Line at the time were almost exclusively covered by SD9s.
The engineer of New England Central SD9 1750 gives a friendly wave, as he goes about the Monday morning switching chores at Italy yard in St. Albans. The veteran EMD was originally built as a high... (more)
A Southern Pacific local heads west (timetable east, of course) on the Tillamook Branch in the southwest suburbs of Portland. A late winter storm has dumped some fresh snow on Mt. Hood.
SP 4351 switches cars in the Taylor Yard. Photo taken with permission.
On Black Friday 1991, a train of empty beet racks on the Modoc Line is about to cross Burlington Northern's line to Bieber. Holly Sugar established a receiving station at Stronghold siding for th... (more)
Are you lost? DMIR 144 leads an empty ore train on CNW's Adam's Line at Sussex, WI in March of 1974. The bridge is the crossing of Soo Line's mainline to Chicago. Russ Porter Kodachrome from my co... (more)
The Alturas Turn heads east on the Modoc Line, with lumber empties to interchange with Great Western.
It's a "Southern Pacific Heritage Train!" SP 5472 leads the "Southern Pacific Day Excursion" through the trackage of the Niles Canyon Railway Museum while in a late Summer sett... (more)
The Spencer Local crew cabbed into Mason City to bring out an empty bean train for loading in western Iowa. This is about a month after the DM&E boys took over the IMRL at the end of July 2002. Th... (more)
N&W SD7 2349 sits on display in Bellevue.
One of my favorites from my I&M days found working a grain elevator in Nebraska back in 2010.
Two leased Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range SD9's that worked both CN and CP during the mid-60's. Number 104 and 152 westbound at Montreal, Quebec in February 1965.
C&I SD9m 804 rests south of Wellsboro, IN. for the upcoming days work.
A trio of MRL SD35s are eastbound on the 10th Sub just a bit east of Dixon with the Gas Local. The three SDs will make quick work of Evaro Hill as they make their way back to Missoula