A pair of consecutively-numbered Milwaukee Road SD45s are seen running west on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.
Montana Rail Link GP9 No. 131 and SD45 No. 346 sit just outside the railroad’s locomotive shop at Livingston, Montana, on May 7, 2012. No. 131 can trace its history back to Quebec North Shore & La... (more)
A pair of Milwaukee Road SD45s lead a westbound freight along the IHB in Dolton. Tom Golden photo.
SP 7547 leads train 111 past the Loram rail grinding train near the BN Balmer Yard.
As the sun rises on October 3, 2014, three Montana Rail Link EMD SD45s cross the bridge at Tuscor, Montana, with a westbound BNSF freight. In the silence of an autumn morning along the Clark Fork,... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Helena local approaches Trident, Montana, along the Missouri River on September 26, 2007. An EMD duo of SD45 No. 328 and SD45-2 No. 308 power the train that will operate as far... (more)
An SD45 and a pair of GP40-2s accelerate a southbound Conrail freight through the station at North Elizabeth, NJ, on a spring morning.
I never tire of seeing SD45s, having grown up with these C&NW behemoths. These were probably my favorite as the flares really stuck out with no dynamic brakes. Later that would cause an earlier th... (more)
As the sky opens and rain pours down, BPRR's RISI heads north and clears the B&O signals at CP Boyer with an SD45 leading two more EMD's. Locomotives:BPRR 458 SD45-2BPRR 3341 SD40-... (more)
Spring is in the Montana air. After a fair amount of rain the hills of Bozeman Pass have turned a beautiful shade of green which compliments the MRL blue quite nicely. 5 units are shoving on the r... (more)
Fresh off the shop track! CRR 3632 has just became a reality after a day of lettering and washing the locomotive. The engine was lettered this way for the 75th CSX Santa Train. I was very happy to... (more)
Union Pacific SD45's 64 and 61 at UP's Omaha Shops Omaha, Nebraska on August 27, 1985.
With the turntable and roundhouse in the background, a SD45 awaits its next assignment during the mid-1970's.
Santa Fe SD45 5326 leads Dash 8-40B 7440, BN C30-7 5556 and SDF40-2 5263
on an eastbound climbing through Kingman Canyon.
Santa Fe SD45 5437, SDF40-2 5252 and GP20 3005 leave the siding at Broncho with westbound autoracks.