Nine years before BNSF, Alliance looked like the merger had already taken place with run through coal train power from Santa Fe on hand. It also predicted the future dominance of GE in the North A... (more)
NS/NW C30-7 #8045 arriving at Asheville, NC || March 1987
The Conductor of a caboose hop picks up his paperwork from a UP Agent.
A BN coal train heads west towards Alliance on the former Burlington Lincoln line through the Sand Hills. C30-7s and SD40-2s rule the day in coal country, but not for too much longer as the railro... (more)
The local UP Agent is ready to hand up paperwork to the head end and hind end of a caboose hop as crew members are at the ready.
Southbound cellulose train L72, from Três Lagoas to Santos, photographed at Canguera yard, Km 79.5 at the exportation corridor.
BN/ATSF coal train with in the lead BN GE-built C30-7 No. 5075 with U30C No. 5951 and three Santa Fe SD40-2s at Ft. Worth, Texas April 22, 1989.
A parked coal train featuring a mix of power including a former Burlington SD9 is left crewless while a couple coal trains grind up Angora hill from Northport, NE en route back to Alliance. The se... (more)
Afternoon at Km 171 region of Mairink: Intermodal C62 with C30-7A #9278 as DPU standing by.
Coal train power for Columbia appears to have priority to an eastbound stopped for a crew change. Because the inbound has stopped west of the engine track switch and not at the depot the coal powe... (more)
An eastbound is moving up for the assault on Cajon Pass and oh, mon dieu, she's smoking a little. I wish I could have chased it up the hill.
GE C30-7 8024 leads an SD-24 and a U36C on an eastbound Santa Fe perishable train through Kingman Canyon, Arizona on April 23, 1980.
Santa Fe C30-7 8010 is MU’ed to two other GEs, U28-GC’s 7909 and 7902 which originally had been passenger units with steam generators and red warbonnets, on a westbound freight after exchanging cr... (more)
Sitting in the siding with a southbound rail train a second stringer already.
In a rare situation Georgia was hit with snow the night before and this units wears a souvenir as it returns empty cars for loading in Virginia & Kentcuky.