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
Eastbound WP train climbing through James headed for BN interchange Bieber
Set of MILW trackage rights power laying over SP Brooklyn yard
Almost looks like they are saying fill me up. As late as 70's or early 80's I recall a C&O employee pulling on the water column at Shelby and water actually came out of it. I was surprised to se... (more)