On a dreary day before Halloween, Amtrak's Empire Builder pulls into North La Crosse behind a trio of former Great Northern Fs, looking much like pre-Amtrak. This train would take me to Chicago fo... (more)
Here's your Two For Tuesday: Catching the departures at Dearborn in the afternoon in Chicago on September 3, 1955, Bill Rosenberg and I making our first stop on a trip to the NRHS Convention held ... (more)
The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western F3A/F7B/F3B set haul some vintage freight cars around the NCTM on Streamliners at Spencer weekend.
Lackawanna F3 heads today's yard excursions, passing the two newly painted C425s.
Erie-Lackawanna F3(A) 7064 (former Erie No.708D) and Rock Island F7(B) No.23 at Fort Worth, Texas January 1967. Leased and run-through pooled power visited the Rock Island in the Sixties.
C&EI EMD F3(A) 1203 (Built 02/48-Retired 9/64)
Chicago & Eastern Illinois F3(A) (F5A) 1405 with GP9 234 and FP7A 1608 at Danville, Illinois June 1967.
The pressure valve on its steam boiler just popped. A Roger Puta Photograph
Missouri Pacific EMD F3(A) 724 with T&P GP9 394 and two F7A's T&P 897 and MP 842 in Dallas, Texas April 08, 1967.
An afternoon thunderstorm is brewing May 30,1966, as CB&Q F3A 127A/B lead an eastbound drag at Barr Lake northeast of Denver. The units wear Q’s famous “grayback” paint scheme, faded and worn afte... (more)
This scene with an A-B-A set of Lackawanna F3's switching cars behind the Steamtown roundhouse was one of many provided during the ARHS covention night photo session.
This is a very marginal shot (taken with a Kodak Brownie), but the content is interesting. This is Southern's Appalachia District section of the COMAR (Coordinated Motor and Rail), running westbou... (more)
GTW F3A 9015 near end of career at Elsdon Chicago Roundhouse with SW1200 1514
Grand Trunk Western EMD F3(A) 9015 . GTW 9006-9027 built in 1948 and retired between 1970-1971, except 9013 rebuilt to CN F7Au No.9171.
A Roger Puta Photograph