The Soo Line passed under the Great Northern at Westminster Junction as well, just to the west of the Northern Pacific Tracks. In this view, my father lensed a short local traveling northbound wi... (more)
Action at the Butte terminal reveals a rainbow of boxcar colors behind #293.
Electric wires over the BAP were de-energized in 1967, here is the future.
Fresh out of the paint shop and on its way back to LINES WEST.
CN 4147 shows off its new color scheme at North Kamloops, BC in August 1975. The unit appears to be a later model Geep, featuring a large winter hatch which would cover a single 48 inch fan rather... (more)
This is the biggest passenger train to run thru Lake County since tourist ops began and ticket sales have surpassed 40,000. Hopefully the 800 will be able to stay beyond the Polar Express runs an... (more)
Soo Line GP9 4225 with KCS GP38-2 4013.
All lettered and a new set of chimes, the third so far.
During the week, FCEN has to reach Tool World in Eustis, which means O&NW has to either shove their train north of downtown or out along the Sorrento Branch and "The Swamp", or "Gat... (more)
New York & Greenwood Lake GP9 1268 sits in the dormant Dundee Yard.
Ten years into it's service life NP 309 works the yard at the Butte terminal.
In August 1984, Sacramento Northern GP9 No. 711 idles next to ex-WP GP35s at the engine facility. During this time, UP had brought its big Centennials out of storage, and they were often making it... (more)
UP rostered 50 GP9's and 50 GP9B's in the first generation of the diesel era. The dawn of the second generation diesel era was about to begin when this train passed.
The "Eustis Turn" didn't even come close to Eustis today, having just left Modello Yard near downtown Orlando shortly before sunset, today with new arrival GP10 #1802 in tow, having fina... (more)