An Alco parked in a soulful environment that one could only expect from the GM&O.
Southbound mixed freight behind an A-B-B set of F7's pounds across the TP&W diamond while the tower operator gives the train the once over. The tower of course is long gone but the depot stands t... (more)
Just beautiful sitting by the turntable despite 38 years, this old shot was taken with my first SLR, an old focal plane shutter type and some "off-brand" film such as AGFA but it held up well. If... (more)
She's been GM&O, then ICG, then ICRR, and is now Paducah & Louisville, but who's to know? There may have been some benefit to the former parent's preoccupation with fizzy sugar water and tortilla... (more)
This slow speed pan shot is maybe the "Abraham Lincoln" about to cross the RI westbound on a late afternoon departure to St. Louis.
Tom Sink will often get a wistful look in his eye and say, "You know, she was a soulful old road". And aye, that she was and then she was delivered into the hands of the enemy. To see the other ... (more)
Up until the 70s Montgomery was a sleepy little place with lots of railroads. GM&O was the arguably the sleepiest, with these ratty old treasures burbling away on the slow side of town.
E7 #101 leads passenger train #1, “The Alton Limited” past the Bloomington yards and will be arriving at the station in about a half mile. The Subway Club in the background was comprised of two s... (more)
F3A 883A in its final years leaves Union Station of Chicago
with a matching three car set at late evening.
The last hurray for an F3A with chickenwire grill