UP GE U30C 2900 (2810-2959)
CNW 936 and 917 arrive at the North Fond Du Lac, WI yard in May of 1978. The CNW only had 7 of the U-Boats, and most went to Mexico after only 10 years of service. Fran Wiener Kodachrome from my c... (more)
CNW 934 and 933 wait to depart CNW's Butler, WI yard in April of 1974. The CNW only had 7 of the units, and they only lasted 10 years on the CNW before going to Mexico. 934 was wrecked however and... (more)
Soo Line 807, one of ten U30Cs owned by the railroad handles some switching at Humboldt Ave. Yard, across the Mississippi from Shoreham. The Dodge cab over pick up might be more rare than the GE a... (more)
Brake shoe smoke mixes with misty rain as a northbound Delaware & Hudson freight drops downgrade through South Schenectady, NY, on its way to the B&M connection at Mechanicville behind a U30C/U30C... (more)
With light snow falling, a northbound Delaware & Hudson coal train rolls through Delanson, NY,on the Susquehanna Division. Two grimy GE U30Cs bracket an Alco Century 628, and as you'd expect it's ... (more)
The N&W owned only three U 30Cs. Here # 8000 leads a typically N&W eclectic lash up on a rainy summer afternoon.The lead unit is followed by a pair of C-36-7s, a pair of GP-9s and a six axle EMD.
Guilford Boston & Maine GE U30C 663 Ex-Detroit Edison 012 at South Portland, Maine.
Brand new U30C locomotives have arrived from Erie,PA. and are being taken down to the West Yard for weighing after being serviced with all fuel/water/sand and lubricants and all appliances that th... (more)
The LS&I's only remaining pair of serviceable U-boats run through the rock cut at Eagle Mills Junction on their way to pick up loads of pellets at the Tilden Mine.
Early in the morning on the first day of summer in 1973, SP 7907 West flashes part as it glides downhill through the 10-degree curve at Caliente. In the distance and up the burned-off slopes above... (more)
Adam Farence Photo
A Detroit Edison coal train is parked at Lowellville, OH presumably on PLE trackage. The U30Cs and SD40s borrowed EMD's demo scheme from the SD45 era circa 1966.
LSI 3004 brings iron ore loads thru Empire Junction as WC 6619 waits to head to the mine with empties. My wife and I were on our honeymoon in May of 1997 when I took this shot.