Every winter the Missabe ore trains would use either the Soo Line C&NW or the Milwaukee for the trains to get to Chicago or the C&NW may have leased some of their power. In any event it was always... (more)
A trio of AWW SD9's slowly pull their train through the Kendall Mine.
Some nice goodies at the museum in Bellevue, on a sunny afternoon!
Niles Canyon Railway's Southern Pacific SD9 #5472 with Business Car #121 drifting down hill from Sunol to Niles.
A GP38 assigned to Opelika works its local train as a lone SD9 flying green section following flags heads west on the main. By 1972, Southern's six SD9s and lone SD7 (all inherited from C of G) ... (more)
Modoc Northern #650 rests with sister #651 with the Tulelake water tower in view. This power has been on display since the MNRR ceased operations in 2009. For a short period of time, the road op... (more)
Just inside the main gates to the WPRM Museum at Portola finds this ex SP SD9 on display.
With Union Pacific again running whats left of the Modoc Line, 2 Modoc Northern units sit on a spur track in Tulelake, Ca.
At last, after several trips over 20 years, the sun was shining on one of the best paint jobs in the business and probably my favorite EMD model. Nothing making noise except the crickets. The j... (more)
Three IBC locomotives rest on the Chesapeake and Ohio at La Crosse. Some of their engine "facility" is easily accessible from public property near the town's baseball diamonds. Unfortunately for m... (more)
Three SD9s haul a southbound manifest.
A dark sky contrasts with the Royal Gorge SD9 resting in Canon City.
A former DM&IR SD9 (145) leads two sister SD9s on a transfer at Dayton's Bluff.
Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range SD9 No. 129 sits in Kennan Yard, Minnesota, on the night of September 21, 1991. Specially repainted in the original scheme, the locomotive was partially hidden in th... (more)
Montana Rail Link EMD SD9 No. 608 is in the Livingston Shops getting sheet metal work done by a MRL machinist on May 7, 2012.