An ex-Lehigh Valley SW8 switches the west end of Allentown Yard. This perspective best illustrates the dynamic brake option unique to eighteen of the LV’s SW8’s. The primary need for dynamics was ... (more)
”EROUTE FOR OVERHAUL ALTOONA BACK SHOP”(sic)
Conrail’s Mechanical Department in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, wanted to make sure this SW8 made it to Altoona without being commandeered... (more)
The Yreka Western heads west with empties from the SP interchange at Montague. This is a 'three Shastas' shot - the train is crossing the Shasta River in the Shasta Valley, with Mount Shasta in th... (more)
Sacramento Southern SW8 #2008, formerly an Army brat from the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, passes the Tower Bridge on its way along the Sacramento River. The California State Capitol is in the backg... (more)
An excursion sponsored by Central Coast Chapter NRHS makes a photo runby on the Yreka Western.
Yreka Western's train heads west from the SP interchange at Montague.
The first Blue Goose excursion train operated by Yreka Western rolls eastward. Those White City Terminal boxcars in the foreground were stored on temporary 'tracks' with a tie placed about every t... (more)
Boston & Maine SW8 805 was working hump duty at the railroad's Boston freight terminal on an early spring afternoon when it paused for a moment outside the hump control tower at Mystic Junction in... (more)
Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW8 drops off a cut of oil cans in an industrial area around the Denver Stock Yards.
Strasburg's ex-NYC SW8 begins to pull a short train of eastbound empties after the return of the last steam train of the day. The CNW covered hopper still retains its "Employee-Owned" h... (more)
SSRR 2030 waits for clearance to cross the UP Martinez Subdivision to access the SP Sacramento Shops
SP SW8 1105 switches a cut of the Ringling Bros. circus cars at the north end of Bayshore Yard on Sept. 2, 1981. The train arrived from Oakland earlier that morning for the circus' run through Lab... (more)
Denver Rock Island 553 switches out boxcars at the Waste Management paper recycling facility near the old Stockyards in Denver.
The Denver Rock Island Railroad puts their SW8 to daily use servicing the various industrial businesses around the Denver Stock Yards.