A colorful power lash-up, consisting of Conrail 5517, CSX 5865, UP 4243, SP 9790, two more SP and two more UP units, sits in the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
A sweet A-B-A consist of SD60M-GP60B-SD75M is being used as the hostler's switcher power at the Galesburg Pit. The crew is backing up to grab the GE is the background. The guys were using hands si... (more)
Man one of the cooler consist this weekend in Galesburg was this A-B-A consist on this GALCHI. The Santa Fe Geep was added late which is kind of a buzz kill, but still neat to see a SD60/SD75 sand... (more)
UP 2490 leads a southbound sand train through Glenview. Note the PRLX ex-CSX SD70M third out, as well.
The cab of Union Pacific EMD SD60M No. 6292 glints the setting sun as it charges westward with a freight just outside the tiny hamlet of Flagg, Illinois, on a clear December 28, 1995.
Helpers in the Twin Cities? UP helper HSSRP 05 with a recently re-activated SD60M/SD60 combo, shove petroleum coke train ORPIK 04 out of the Mississippi River onto the UP Adams Line. The helpers... (more)
UP 2308 leads YPRCP, the Proviso-Bensenville transfer, through Franklin Park.
A UP triclops SD60M leads CP G41 down the Indiana Harbor Belt in Franklin Park, IL.
First this loco was Conrail, second it was CSX, now it belongs to a leasing company called LTEX and it sets to it's lonesome on the house track in Downtown Appalachia. I honestly thought this loco... (more)
NS 6792 (SD60M) leads NS B09 east into Gary, Indiana. Always nice to see an ex Conrail unit on an ex Conrail line!
UP SD60M 2304 sits in a small yard in St Paul.
CSX 8773 pulls two FRA (Federal Railroad Administration) cars past Five Row to Linwood Yard.
Lines of mostly SD50/SD60, and SD60M/I's sit in the deadlines at Russell with horns removed and stacks capped. Not nearly as much there now with the AC60's and Dash 8's sold and gone but still sev... (more)
28N shatters the silence in the small town of Orange, MA. Ex-BN triclops SD60M leads an all EMD consist on the former Boston & Maine mainline through the Berkshires.