Second unit, #61, is a SD18.
On an overcast July 4th, and with a shortage of power, the Interbay roundhouse has scraped together three SD-9s for the Seattle to Everett transfer, 650. The engineer is walking out to get on the ... (more)
An ex North Western Pacific Cadillac EMD SD9 and a rebuilt and freshly painted ex SP GP40 in Illinois Railway colors sit near the old Great Western Sugar Plant at Loveland, Colorado.
The uncut grass and tall weeds are testament to how often this line runs, however, if you're ever on I-90, Chamberlain is worth a visit if only for the amazing array of old motive power and even o... (more)
The crew aboard venerable SD9 switcher 5307 await their next job at Pueblo in September 1981.
Unique in the D & RGW roster with its chop nose, resident SD9 5305 stands on the Grand Junction hump in between switching duties in October 1981.
This former NorthWestern Pacific unit has been in service on various Great Western Locals for some time. The unit was repainted by OmniTrax into the Black Widow Paint Scheme.
Veteran SD9s 5308 and 5314 haul a WP transfer train from the UP yard to D&RGW's Roper Yard in Salt Lake City, complete with caboose and WP power 3533 3322 3053 3058 3543 3502 3556 3511 in October ... (more)
PNWR's "Albany Bridge Train" lays over for the weekend at Granger siding. Beyond the five ballast hoppers are twelve HLSC bulkhead flats with cast concrete materials for the North Albany trestle ... (more)
EJ&E SD9 sits in Joliet yard on a very cold January. A good time to railfan. Nobody wants to come out and kick you out.
ONE OF THE RATTIER BN PAINT JOBS I'VE ENCOUNTERED.
The Twin Ports have gone through a lot of changes over the years, This shot from my first year with a SLR is a prime example. There is no longer a working roundhouse in Superior, and the days of w... (more)
The top three in the prized "SP roster batting order" in Houston was the 4375, 2968 and 2700, due to kodachrome paint. Here 4375 sits in between runs to Strang in the south yard of Englewood.
B&LE power could be found on ore trains over the CNW Wisconsin Division in the '70s. 839 and 823 assist the 836 with 144 cars, 92 are ore empties on this westbound move.
The sun is about to set as a load of lumber thunders south at Ukiah.