Southern Pacific SD9 4372 sits among the shambles of the old Great Western Sugar factory in Loveland, CO.
Southern Pacific "Cadillacs" (SD9s) and a "Crud" (SW1500) in Guadalupe Yard. The Cadillacs have some empty ballast cars in their charge, but everything was quiet and shut down when I captured thi... (more)
Aside from the SD40-2, there's no better profile on a Class I railroad today than that of EMD's SD9. Seen here in classic Cascade Green and punting cars as the West Lead in the Grand Forks Yard o... (more)
The snow is finally melting as a yard job light weighs a cut of mini-quads at Proctor.
A special treat is leading the yard work today as the West Lead has two locomotives; an SD9 in addition to the typical switcher!
After nearly 43 years since it last wore its original number, 5399 emerges from the paint shop wearing its black widow scheme. It'll return to Portland & Western freight service in the next week o... (more)
Three "Cadillacs" return to San Luis Obispo from assisting a northbound freight over the Cuesta grade. They'll shortly tie up until the next assignment on the oil-stained track in the foreground.... (more)
A pair of Bessemer units work the Union Railroad's Duquesne Coal Dock on the Monongahela River.
Omnitrax (OMLX) leased ex-SP 4327 to Northwestern Pacific (NWP) several years ago. Omnitrax repainted 4327 into the Black Widow inspired scheme at the Loveland, CO, shop. OMLX 4327 works the Great... (more)
BN Heritage - NEW Paint. BN SD9 6234 (nee-C&S 839 b/d 4-59) has just returned from Wisconsin & Southern's Horicon, WI paint shop with a new coat of BN "Cascade" Green and retaining the BN 6... (more)
Two former CB&Q SD9s, one still in nice BN paint, are the power for the large AGP elevator in Berea.
A trio of swicher power idles at UP's Wilmer Intermodal facility.
B&O SD9 1833 drills the east end of Hagerstown yard. All that louvering played havoc with the Chessie cat.