The Monon owned nine EMD BL2s, a strange evolutionary step between cab units and GP7s. Some found BL2s to be hopelessly ugly; I always thought they were kind of neat because they were so different... (more)
A pair of Rock Island RS3s thunk across the diamond at Pullman Junction on the South Side of Chicago with a transfer run back in 1969. This was a great place for train-watching for this East Coast... (more)
Our perch high above the swollen Susquehanna River affords an opportunity to compare EMD models SW7 and SW9 switchers on a transfer run west out of Enola. Ex-NYC No. 8851 (built 2-50) is leading ... (more)
Crossing the E-W mains over to the CB&Q yard is NW's transfer, the lineage of this GP7 goes back to the original Wabash roster, the railroad that served the Bluffs up from Moberly, MO. up till 196... (more)
A Milwaukee transfer is captured westward on the KCT nearing Union Station and eventually winding it's way across the bottoms to the Kansas side and western connections.
After riding train #7, the now unnamed ex Cornhusker/Corn Belt Rocket from the Quad Cities, the photographer walks west of the depot to catch the activity near 16th Ave. in the terminal trackage, ... (more)
On a summer morning, Chicago, Burlington & Quincy GP7 206 leads a transfer run across the Chicago River drawbridge approaching the multi-track diamonds at Ash Street Tower. I believe that the the ... (more)
There was still some operating steam on the NYC in late 1955 but a person had to go to the west end of the system to find it. One place was under the Eads Bridge in the era before Interstates. It ... (more)
A Pennsy transfer pounds the iron under the Eads Bridge.
Burlington Northern 1920 East holds clear of Bridge 4 in Ballard, WA with a quartet of EMD GP9's in various trim levels. Aside from the rainy cloudy day, what I noticed right away about this photo... (more)
A UP transfer from Superior, WI. pulls into the CP yard at Rices Point in Duluth, MN with their remaining 8 car train after stopping to drop cars off at the BNSF yard earlier.
After dropping their short 8 car transfer off in the CP Rices Point yard in Duluth, the UP crew pulls up to the very end of the yard, throws the switch to enter a clear track, and so begins the tr... (more)
A CP transfer from Duluth to Superior holds clear of Grassy Point swing bridge as a BNSF B&B crew repairs the bridge. High above on the hill is a loaded CN limestone train headed to Proctor.
A KSC unit leads a Canadian Pacific transfer with 101 loaded grain cars past the former Soo Line depot in Superior.
A pair of remote control equipped SD40-2s lead a short intermodal transfer train to an interchange in Denver, CO. Out of view on the left is Union Pacific's North Yard.