A pair of dirty R.I. U33B's, led by 7-year old #291, pull a Council Bluffs bound freight across 63rd street in West Des Moines at a slow 10-20 mph as they smoke up the sky. The train is nearing t... (more)
A pair of Reading, Blue Mountain and Northern U33B's get a train of Port Clinton-bound empties rolling at Tuckerton. The road later dropped the Blue Mountain from its name.
Rock Island U33B 286 awaits a trip through the shop at Silvis. Kodachrome slide processed in September 1974.
Rock Island U33B's 298 and 297 sandwich "The Great American Energy Saver" Rock Island slug 284 on an eastbound manifest at 34th Street Moline. Kodachrome slide processed in March 1977.
Conrail motors 2949-1978-2565 power a east bound IHCR-1,on the ex-Erie mainline at Ridgewood Junction, Ridgewood, NJ. 4-12-1978
A westbound RI freight passes under the 7th Street viaduct in downtown Des Moines. Doing the honors, and all decked out in the newer blue and white color scheme, are slug-set 298-284-297. It is ... (more)
Southbound at Venice,FL. the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus train passes the Venice Depot.
Southbound at Venice,FL. the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus Train headed for winter quarters on the south side of town.
A trio of black U-Boats, including two still in Penn Central paint, head west on the Indiana Harbor Belt with a mixed freight. Tom Golden photo.
An eastbound Rock Island freight grabs orders from the operator at Culver Tower in Muscatine where the MILW mainline from Kansas City joined the RI mainline to Davenport.
Originally SCL, this model was somewhat overshadowed by the more numerouse U36Bs.
On a cloudy/bright winter day, 1720 and a pair of U18Bs lead a freight south on the ex-ACL Thomasville line. That's SCL's Waycross line in the foreground, while the Southern is behind the photogr... (more)