Over a year after Conrail’s formation, sighting a blue unit, especially in the lead, was a welcome change from the predominance of former Penn Central black. Here a freshly repainted GP40 leads an... (more)
A ragged quartet of war wagon EMDs straight out of the 1970's era clatter over Sacandaga Road on a cold and clear Saturday afternoon bound for Rotterdam Yard with a short train.
Fresh Blood (y-Nose)Waiting for its next assignment at Southern Pacific's Dolores Yard, in Carson, California, in September 1991, is Cotton Belt GP40R 7276. The locomotive rolled o... (more)
CNW 5500 leads train PRGBA across the Sheboygan River just north of the depot. The train is on the passenger main, not the freight cut-off, due to a high-wide load. This line is a trail today.
The Prince Brothers General Store closed its doors in 1984, ending 112 years of continuous operation. Here a CSX power move rolls past the store on October 11, 1986, the same year that it was plac... (more)
Rock Island units 388, 394, 385 and MP 2035 are at SF Colton waiting to go to the Chrome Crankshaft plant in 1985.
The Great Walton Railroad's 3086, an Ex Southern Pacific GP40, sits at GRWR's yard in Social Circle, Ga.
MILW 2013 is substitute power on Amtrak #8 on a cold winter day in Wisconsin.
A second section of Rio Grande's No. 48 train glides east through Riverton on a warm August 15, 1987 afternoon.
In driving up to Mechanicville on Saturday afternoon to catch a promising RJED with a clean Pan Am leader, I was also able to catch RJED's counterpart EDRJ with this eclectic lashup. Though its pa... (more)
Northbound Nitrin Local at Rapids City,IL..
Northbound Nitrin Local crosses Barber Creek at its confluence to the Mississippi River. The bridge and rail are still from the CMStP&P RR..
WAPO crosses the Fore River with just a couple miles left of their journey until the reach Rigby Yard.
Adam Farence Photo.
With 16 loads of logs from Ashland, the local runs south through the small town of Glidden. This line was constructed as part of the original Wisconsin Central mainline across the state. Current t... (more)