The sun is trying to break through the marine clouds on a cool spring morning at Boston Bar, BC back when life was normal. CN owned this side of the Fraser, and trains ran both directions. SD40s a... (more)
The NS 3170 "Southern" builds the P30 in the North Winston yard.
Former Southern Railway SD40 3170 awaits its next assignment at Norfolk Southern`s North Winston Yard in Winston Salem NC
CN SD40s 5122 and 5119 are part of a trio parked at Boston Bar, BC waiting to head west on a unit coal train. The pair are from a group of SD40s equipped with dynamic brakes for coal train service... (more)
A CN transfer from the Vancouver area to Thornton Yard enters the east wye of the Fraser River CN/SRY/BNSF bridge which is situated immediately east of the Pattullo highway bridge which connects N... (more)
CN 5028 and 5023 wait for their next northbound assignment at the Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific yard on Duluth's west end. This yard on a hillside below I 35 and DMIR"s Proctor hill climb will b... (more)
ATSF train main line Winslow.
Colorful early Conrail action, as an ex-PRR/PC SD40 teams up with an ex-Erie-Lackawanna SD45 to shove an N-7B caboose and its train toward Gallitzin. The 6324 was built by EMD in February, 1966 a... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
We're stopped just east of Watertown on the Fast Ford. There were only two times that I remember having MOPAC power once on the beast with covered wagons and this time with an SD. They were nothin... (more)
Taken from train WM-6. A Roger Puta Photograph
A disembodied SD40 cab gazes at fellow ex-Ohio Central units, probably thinking of better days.
Taken on LTEX property with permission.
The "Catfish" era on the NS was still in its early stages at this point.
Milwaukee Road Engineer Harry Henke at the controls and Fireman Brian Reynolds at the back door of cab start an eastbound Milwaukee Road freight with UP power at Portage.
SP SD40R 7330 leads a quartet of Tunnel Motors as a Southern Pacific manifest heads east through Ontario, California, on May 15th, 1982. SP SD40 8477 was built by EMD in May 1966 (16 years prior ... (more)