Having just picked up the caboose crew on the rear, WP 3071 and two other WP GE's, with two BN EMD units, rev up to lift tonnage out of Keddie, Calif. northward to BN interchange at Klamath Falls,... (more)
Deconstruction of a U-Boat
A grimy 1700 - first in a long line of GE B-Bs on ACL, SAL, SCL, FL and SS - leads a GP40 and two other B-boats on a southbound freight at Ozark, AL.
Built in 68 but just got a brand new voice in the form of a Leslie S5T (s Frisco standard) at this time.
Western Pacific U30B 3051 sits in the yard near Omaha after being retired from the UP roster. It would later be donated to the Western Pacific Museum in Portola, California. John Doughty photo, ... (more)
Westbound on the former NKP with a high hood General Electric leader.
Dark clouds are rolling in as a CSX freight led by a trio of Chessie System-painted locomotives enters Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
Seaboard System U30B #5532, GP38-2 #537 & U36B #1854 yard northbound long distance local #510. Seaboard System U30B #5532 was built February 1967 as Seaboard Air Line #811
Ex-IC U30B 21 charges west through Tiskilwa on the return leg of a Quad City-Bureau Jct turn.
I was used to seeing these in the early 70s on the old AB&C in Georgia but was pleasantly surprised to see this one coming out of the locomotive washer here in NC. Locomotive washers, a part of t... (more)
ex-CSX 5358, nee-C&O 8230
ex-CSX 5347, nee-C&O 8219
Snow squalls obscure the distant hills as a U30B leads a westbound manifest downgrade through a wetland area near Hinsdale, Massachusetts.
westbound train departing Oroville, CA
train ready to depart Frisco yard in Springfield, MO