More from that first roll of film John shot at Galesburg after transfer to the midwest: the class unit #8500 leads a westbound past the approach to GI after curving past the depot and crossing W. ... (more)
For some reason unknown to John, Amtrak's Quincy Zephyr is detouring to Chicago over ATSF, instead of making the run via Mendota on the BN as usual. The train utilized CNW equipment at this point... (more)
The Godfather is making his first visit to Galesburg after moving to the midwest in 1973, and the menu today includes this re-route of the Quincy Zephyr from the BN to the Santa Fe. During this e... (more)
RDC's wait in the yard near the 24th St. Station. B&O would end all passenger operations here at the end of April, 1958. GP7 #3400 waits in the background.
Waiting for departure at Communipaw, this covered wagon will soon find a new terminal as B&O is about to exit the N.J. market.
At Linden Rd. the signals on the bridges have been converted from lower quadrant semaphores by this time (1950 comparison photo linked below), but the B&O intercity passenger fleet would soon retr... (more)
With the end of B&O passenger ops out of Communipaw in April 1958, the photographer made a point of documenting the varied power assigned to passenger service out of the N.J. market. This B unit ... (more)
No, the bus is not governed by the semaphores, but is the shuttle that ferried passengers from 42nd St in Manhattan to the terminal in Jersey City. April 1958 was the last month of B&O ops out of... (more)
April 1958 was the last month of B&O passenger operatons out of the Jersey City terminal. John and his friend Bill Rosenberg spent that month trying to capture as much B&O passenger train action ... (more)
BL2 57 was paired with F3A 44 for an excursion from Northern Maine Jct. to Milo. A head-on shot is snapped prior to departure from Derby Yard, still in use today by the MM&A.
Somewhere between Northern Maine Jct. and Milo, a photo runby is made by BAR 44.
The eastbound Quad City Rocket makes a station stop at Sheffield, IL on its way from Rock Island to Chicago.
PRR steam lays over at Bay Head Jct. This 3751 did not lead an illustrious life after retirement like the one on the west coast, unfortunately.
L1s 2369 awaiting a call to duty at Williamsport, PA. Note the circular number plate common to freight engines prior to the use of a Keystone plate on the M1 Class freight haulers in the 1920s.
This photo was snapped at the end of a three-week railfan photo binge by John and his friend the late Bill Rosenberg. The trip included stops in two countries, several states, and multiple large ... (more)