SP 1 had arrived back at Owenyo on a standard gauge flatcar from the San Joaquin division shops at Bakersfield following an overhaul and what looks like a fresh paint job. SP 9, shown here helping... (more)
Kah clunk, kah clunk, kah clunk she goes about her job.
A very railroad-looking 70-Tonner
Living proof that with some classification lights, number boards etc. a 70-tonner could be made to look like a railroad locomotive.
Greenville & Northern 70-ton #70 at Greenville, SC in 1973.
California sunshine and a rare GE 70 ton and U6B combination make for an interesting industrial view.
Kelley's Creek & Northwestern GE 70-ton #7 working at Cedar Grove, WV in 1969.
Fathers Day and 70-tonners: Few locomotives depict classic New England shortline railroading as well as the General Electric 70-tonner. From the Montpelier and Barre to the Belfast and Moosehead L... (more)
This July 1971 scene shows two LRS GE 70 tonners leading a train through a residential area of Laurinburg.
Mississippi & Skuna Valley #3 making some switching moves with a crew member on the ground planning the next move at Bruce, MS in 1971.
A Santa Maria Valley train from Guadalupe to Santa Maria is seen crossing a farmer's field near Iremel on its way to Carr.
A visitor wadles through Whippany, inspecting the soon to be restored Rahway Valley 17.
Nicely matched pair switching the stock in trade of this prosperous little shortline.
A pair of Laurinburg & Southern GE 70 tons work at East Laurinburg in 1972. The LRS recently celebrated its 100th birthday.
As I recall this line failed and its sole unit was stored on the Yadkin Valley awaiting its fate. These are rare as hen's teeth these days especially ones that operate. This unit was previously ... (more)