An old Soo Line (MStPSSM) GP7 built in 1952 drills cars at the ex-Soo (CP) yard at Schiller Park. The unit once had a Gyralight, but has lost it in a headlight lobotomy.
I was never too interested in rivet counting to keep up with the many "critters" that worked the coal tipples and load outs in the Appalachian coalfield region. However, this collection of old EMD... (more)
Michigan Northern started with a couple RS-3's and aquired an eclectic group of power over the years including more RS-3's, RS-2's, Baldwin RS-12's and even the pair of RF-16 Sharks. All those old... (more)
The two remaining operational Elk River Railroad locomotives, #3 and #1, lead a train of 50 empty coal cars north from the small yard at Gassaway to Gilmer Station. A slight rain is falling and th... (more)
Back to back GP7's in the form of BAR 62 and 69 arrive with 55 cars at Northern Maine Junction. This train was the daily Searsport job and seemed to handle a large amount of tank car traffic.
OSRX 383 and 373 sit idle at CP Woodstock while their crew has a late lunch.
Seaboard Air Line GP7 1700 idles at the diesel shop in Hamlet NC.
Minnesota Southern's twice weekly train from Luverne, MN to the UP interchange at Worthington consists of a lone locomotive on this chilly September morning. It will eventually pick up a consist o... (more)
Two Great Western Railway employees open more long hood doors after starting up OSS GP7 #4285 to make sure the locomotive is running the way it's suppose to by the old Sugar Mill in Longmont, CO.
In addition to pulling work trains for CFRC, FCEN is doing some of their own. This is the second of three CWR trains for use on the north end of the mainline towards Eustis and Umatilla. It is s... (more)
Former DRGW 5111 was bought by the Rock Island and "patched" by the Rock Island and entered service as their 4207. Here we see the 4207 getting serviced at the Silvis Shops.
With that chop nose it looks like a fugitive from the Western Maryland and that air tank location is unique as far as I can tell.
The friendly crew of the Pueblo Railway Museum bring their GP7 to life and onto the former passenger train tracks as they will soon move equipment around while building the yearly Halloween train.