We're in the siding at Watertown on train 254 for Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha. We've got quite a locomotive consist today.
The lead loco is a fugitive from LINES WEST back here for quite a re-b... (more)
Four big units, including GE U33C No. 8685, are cut into a big eastbound manifest fighting the heavy grade at Cable. On the westbound track a Santa Fe manifest glides downhill toward Bakersfield a... (more)
With Santa Fe's double-track main line far below, a heavy SP manifest out of West Colton roars up the steep grade of the Palmdale-Colton Cut-off. If you look closely, you can see that the SP line ... (more)
Six months into Conrail’s existence, I’m sure that I took this photo to record the former Erie-Lackawanna U33C in Conrail blue, still a rarity at that time. Almost exactly forty-one years later, t... (more)
Santa Fe’s westbound hotshot train LA-53 with three GE U33C’s glides past East Tower as it arrives Amarillo, Texas half way on its transcontinental dash on Aug. 2, 1970. Note the cowboy enginee... (more)
Penn Central U33C's numbered 6540-6563. (3300hp)
An Erie Lackawanna freight with interchange cars destined for New England pulls into the former New Haven yard at Maybrook, NY, behind a U33C/SD45 duo. When this photo was taken in June 1969 Penn ... (more)
We're in the hole(eastward siding)at Watertown as the very late eastbound North Coast Hiawatha passes on the eastward mainline. We've got a U33C in the lead with a GP40/38 and two MP15's in the co... (more)
Leaving the cloud capital of the galaxy, a northbound Delaware & Hudson train approaches the Nowlan Road crossing in Binghamton, New York. On the point is a typical D&H dog’s breakfast lashup of U... (more)
Penn Central's U33Cs were the first locomotives to be delivered from the factory in PC black, ordered by the PRR but arriving during PC's first month. On a winter afternoon, one-year-old 6553 and ... (more)
One of the Delaware & Hudson’s big U33C’s leads a southbound Belden Hill detour train west on Conrail’s Southern Tier line. The station at Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, also known as the Starrucca Ho... (more)
The caboose of an eastbound AT&SF freight clears 9th Street in Lockport,IL..
Eastbound Santa Fe freight on the super-elevated curve at Lockport,IL..
In 1968, GE raised the horsepower on its models, this time to 3300hp. Like its B-B brother the U33B, the U33C is also characterized by large "wings" on the long hood. Penn Central numb... (more)
An eastbound train was climbing through San Timetao Canyon near Redlands