A pair of attractively-painted ex-C&NW GP7's slowly move past a string of grain hoppers at Hollister, Oklahoma, ready for interchange movement to the Union Pacific at Wichita Falls.
I had heard GWI had repainted a South Carolina Central unit that had also been renumbered. Deductive reasoning made me believe it may have been the SCRF 2027, an ex-ATSF GP7u rebuild, same number.... (more)
It sure was nice to see this GP7 and GP9 combo in mainline service. This duo is heading west from Proviso. The signal bridges have since been replaced.
As the morning fog lingers, LMM number 55 performs a run-by for the 1997 L&NHS convention (held in Cincinnati). The veteran GP7 was actually ordered by the Pere Marquette, but delivered to the C&O... (more)
Service tracks downtown under the 28th St. bridge was where Alco "roadswitchers" used in commuter service were found (see coach yard in the distance), along with those "geeps" (General Purpose) en... (more)
A local switching crew heads out from Bennett Yard bound for a shift at the South Carolina Ports yard at the east end of Remount Road in Hanahan.
Wheels chocked, engine off and the crew done for the day, this 60 year old Omni Switching Services GP7 is idle after working the Great Western Railway line servicing Longmont and Ft Collins
Bright green RRC 4139 rests in Respondek's Boonville, IN, yard while a pair of old SD9s, one still in AWW paint, take in the action. Thanks for the great day Terry!
Badger Mining's sharp looking former C&NW geeps shoves cars back to its sand loading area after making an interchange with CN (GB&W) in Taylor.
This 61 year old veteran GP7 of the Denver Rock Island Railroad is working The Cut, a ditch with track that connects two industrial areas in north Denver.
All three of Terry Respondek's freshly repainted, Illinois Terminal-inspired Geeps pose for a photo just east of the railroad's Boonville, IN, shops.
A pair of geeps back into one of the many chemical facilities on the southwest side of Chicago.
In the perfect shortline scene, all three of Terry Respondek's freshly painted, Illinois Terminal inspired geeps ply the Squaw Creek Southern's jointed rail in the rolling hills of southern Indian... (more)