Photo taken from the West Milwaukee Shops ramp on my way to work in the freight pool. Our starting point was the Caller's office and Enginemen's locker room next to round house #1. The diesel hous... (more)
614T and a Chessie B30-7 face off in Hinton West Virginia.
Snow flurries were in the air as a borrowed Conrail U30B and a dirty Amtrak E8 rolled north through the Hudson Valley at Cold Spring, NY, with Amtrak train 63, the Niagara Rainbow out of Grand Cen... (more)
Western Pacific GE U30B's 766, 767, 762 at Portola, California.
More then two years after the Union Pacific-Western Pacific merger, former WP U30B's rust away at UP yard in Omaha, Nebraska.
Awaiting truck work, Prairie Central GE U30B sits outside the C&IM’s shop at Springfield, Illinois, in March 1984. Prairie Central Railway was a short-lived short line that operated on former Conr... (more)
A pair of C&O U-boats hold down Pit 2 in the early evening.
MILW 5604 leads an RS2 slug, another U-boat and an F7 A-B-A set (B unit a slug) on a freight headed up Tacoma hill to Frederickson, WA. I am uncertain whether this was a Portland bound train or if... (more)
There's just something about 4-axle GEs. N&W bought a huge bunch of them but they were always first to go into storage and last out. This one is probably waiting for its trip to sunny Mexico, th... (more)
A group of Burlington Northern locomotives are stored at Northtown Yard in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on August 11, 1985. The string in the foreground is all-GE U28Bs and U30Bs, while behind is all-E... (more)
The Gettysburg's No. 28 sits out the weekend down by the enginehouse. This unit was built as New York Central No. 2882 in November, 1967.
Crossing over the Southern Pacific. A Roger Puta Photograph
A pair of consecutively numbered exCBQ Uboats lead Seattle to Houston intermodal train 92 north climbing towards Sedalia.
In 1983, Conrail spun off its ex-CNJ trackage from Packerton Junction through Jim Thorpe, and west to Haucks. The new owners of the trackage, Carbon and Schuylkill counties, awarded the operationa... (more)
A trio of "U Boats" lead a northbound MILW Portland to Tacoma trackage rights train past the Amtrak Vancouver station