Freshly shopped and painted SD9E 4414 idles next to the Medford depot.
A pair of former Great Northern SD9s work the waterfront in Superior as the idled laker J. L. Mauthe rests in the distance. The Mauthe would be converted into the barge Pathfinder not long after t... (more)
Big Divide and Wyoming SD9 2012 at there yard in Shoshoni.
The Northwestern Pacific repurposed a number of former Southern Pacific SD9's, repainting them in the 'black widow' scheme. This one needs a bit of refresh and can be found stationed at the old su... (more)
IMRL power including SD9 No. 612 and a former Soo Line GP7/9 combo wait for their next assignment at Davis Jct., Illinois, southwest of Rockford. This junction at one time connected Milwaukee Road... (more)
DMIR SD9 No. 158 is serviced along with SD18s 177 and 190 during the night in the Proctor diesel shop at Proctor, MN. this shop was built in the 1950s to support maintenance of the then new SD9s. ... (more)
Power for Rio Grande's Short Line Transfer and the Midvale Tramp await a call at the Roper Diesel Shop on July 19, 1983.
What I did on my Summer vacation, redux: An early morning visit to the Mad River & NKP Museum. This fine display of a Norfolk & Western Wreck train is led by SD9, 2349, followed by a crane set an... (more)
The SP 5399 leads an excursion that the Albany & Eastern Railroad set up for a jamboree that was taking place in Sweet Home, Oregon.
On a gloomy January day NS SD9 52 leads another load of new Ford Taurus's away from the assembly plant for Atlanta's Inman Yard.
One of my favorite 'high hood' EMDs, Rio Grande SD9 No. 5310 works the morning switch job at Provo Yard on Dec. 12, 1976.
The sun sets on these two bloody nosed SD9s.
The SD9 features a nose that only a mother or a General Motors EMD designer could love.