Returning empties from the ore dock
Still in original paint scheme
Southbound unit coal train
set of power C&IM facility Springfield, IL
DMIR 168, WC 589, WC 4508 are pulling into the yard at Trout Lake with train 40 from Marquette.
BN switch power in the form of 6163,580 idle away at the BN yard in Omaha. The SD9's could be found in all kinds of service at the time, probably everything except coal and maybe that even happene... (more)
Despite massive traffic increases BN was able to retire Alcos, early GE's, EMD covered wagons, and even more modern units like SD45's,F45's and U33C's during the 80's. But as the 90's rolled aroun... (more)
Milw 555 passes the Grand Crossing tower at the east end of Milwaukee's La Crosse yard. I think this job was called the Portage Patrol, but it was a long time ago and things are getting pretty haz... (more)
After nearly two years in storage, a motive power shortage on the NECR has necessitated the reactivation of many long-stored units from the St. Albans, VT deadline, including the GSWR ex-DMIR SD9s... (more)
DMIR 153,150 head WC train 34 west right at sunset. The WC had DMIR SD9's roaming the property nearly continuously in the early to mid 90's.
The Ratrod of locomotives--out in the cold collecting icicles, this former SP SD9 sits on a siding on the Marshall sub.
BLE SD9 826 sits at BLE's Albion, PA engine facility waiting for it's next assignment
A hostler works to assemble power for the night train to Dothan in this August 1973 scene.
mid train helpers on eastbound SP freight at Walong siding location of Tehachapi Loop
southbound raw ore train Culver, MN