Mid-train helpers assist a Detroit Edison hopper train that is approaching its loading point at the Bailey Mine. The SD40 appears to be in the original blue and silver paint scheme, while the U30C... (more)
A Detroit Edison dedicated empty hopper train travels up the Monongahela’s Manor Branch. The DEEX power has two Conrail SD’s along for assistance today.
Back in 1968 it was pretty exciting when CNW purchased 7 GE U30C locomotives. These units were assigned to the former Omaha (Twin Cities Division), so it was common to spot them around Eau Claire ... (more)
MP 2993- WP 2261-WP 2253-WP 2265-MP 2007 and others stored just south of the Arkansas River near the RI depot. UP had several lines of locos in storage around LR-NLR at the time. MP 2993 will be... (more)
Empty hoppers led by a U30C, SD40, and two more U30Cs pass the former NC&StL depot at Cowan as they head north between Chattanooga and Nashville.
We're ready to leave Columbia with a set of coal empties destined for Colstrip,MT.. I believe this train ran all the way on the Milwaukee to Montana. We've probably got 120 empties and a caboose. ... (more)
The Engineer of this westbound Columbia empty coal train getting a shout from his Conductor on the radio that the caboose is through the crossovers at the junction widens on the throttle for his t... (more)
ST LOUIS MO Aug 6 1976 -- A pair of U30Cs are waiting for an assignment.
OLATHE KS March 10 1979 -- UP U30C 2959 handles a mixed freight. Note someone cleaned select parts of the name and number on the nose.
A layer of fog hangs over the woods of the Upper Peninsula with the chug of veteran U30C's filling the air as they climbing up grade to Eagle Mills Junction.
Soo Lines U30C's languish in the Fond Du Lac yard in June of 1983. They were stored in late 1981 and never turned another wheel in service. They were retired in 1983 and 1984 and traded to EMD for... (more)
Burlington Northern GE U30C No. 5828 leads a BN coal train eastbound at Hoffman Avenue below Dayton’s Bluff at St. Paul, Minnesota, on November 22, 1987.
Union Pacific 2914 pulls into a yard track behind the Green River depot with high-wide loads all on Santa Fe flat cars.
CLEBURNE TX June 4 1978 -- In this vision of the future merger a BN U30c leads a BN SD40-2 and a Santa Fe C30-7 on a coal train using Santa Fe tracks.
On a beautiful but chilly morning on the western slope of Cajon Pass, big EMD power helps the lead U30C lift an eastbound up the pass's stiff grade.