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.
SD9's and a clear winter day make for great photography of the NWP Sprint Train, scene here at Brazos near Lombard Yard.
Five SD9's lead the NWP Sprint Train around the tight horseshoe curve at Schellvile. Just a few years earlier, the NWP crew that brough the train from Petaluma would have terminated here, and an S... (more)
After switching the plastics plant at Wabuska, #4391 is heading West on its way back to Sparks. With the abandonment of the Thorn to Mina section of the branch it is now known as the Thorn Turn. T... (more)
A classic engine with a classic backdrop. While its not a BN SD9 anymore, without the SOO geep back there and the MNTX on the nose, this could be from 30 years ago. The Osceola trainsets are being... (more)
Durring the Summer of 95', the power short SP brought 9 SD-9's out of storage for about 10 days to work the drags between Roseville and the Bay Area. As the sun is setting on this day, it's also a... (more)
The other end of a "tree tunnel" yields the Harbor Turn with George Lavacot's repainted Black Widow SD9 on the point.
It's a shame that you don't see these ex-BN EMD high noses on the main lines these days. There can't be too many of them wearing the H1 paint. It sure does look good.
Brooklyn roundhouse is just bursting with SP heritage after it's tour to Sherwood. LLW 5399 rides the turntable in the late afternoon sunlight
Built in September 1955 and numbered 359 for the CB&Q, she later became BN 6161 and was retired in July 1992 after 37 years of service.
Colorado & Southern (Burlington Northern) SD9 827, seen here at Denver, Colorado, on August 29, 1973, is ex-Colorado & Southern (Chicago Burlington & Quincy) 827.
An interesting lashup of units working the DIT Yard. The Indiana Railroad unit has been recently repainted.