Belt Railway of Chicago MP15 534 at Clearing Yard in Chicago October 1975. Built in June 1975, This MP15 lasted into the mid to late 90s wearing the Bicentennial paint scheme. James Claflin Photo ... (more)
Chicago and Northwestern GP18 1776 at Proviso Yard January 1978. One of the longest lived Bicentennial paint schemes, the 1776 was painted into this scheme in August 1975 and finally painted back ... (more)
Specially painted SP SD40R 7347 for the 1984 summer Olympic games in Los Angeles. This unit still dressed in Olympic paint livery was wrecked/scraped 8/85 at Westminster, Colorado while on the Bu... (more)
N&W's bicentennial SD45 makes its way through Hammond. Tom Golden photo.
While Union Pacific never painted a locomotive for the American Bicentennial, they did, however, loan E9A 951 to the Preamble Express, a special train that was to be used in the final plann... (more)
FGAR (Florida Gulf & Atlantic Railroad) 6300 sits on the shop track in the Tallahassee, FL B-yard after just being pulled out of Southern Pride Painting's temporary paint booth. The ex UP SD40-2 w... (more)
The New York & Atlantic 9/11 Memorial painted GP38-2 271 at Team Track 7. Switching Best Lumber at the LIRR Yard.
Stripes. The paint on Pennsylvania & Southern Railway (LTEX) 1211 SW1200 is almost complete as it sits outside at the railroad’s Chambersburg, PA facility on the evening of Friday, February 14, 20... (more)
UP 951 being pulled out of the EMD paint shop by one of the EMD shop switchers ready for the Preamble Express.
Soo Line train 425 departs Pewaukee, Wisconsin, after meeting Amtrak 8 at the end of double track on January 15, 1995. A rare locomotive consist powers the train today, with Burlington Northern EM... (more)
The engineer on Santa Fe bicentennial 5704 is working in helper service, assisting a Union Pacific coal train down Cajon Pass at Verdemont. A lot of time the Santa Fe bicentennial units would be ... (more)
A original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
Alco RS-1 NYSW 252 in Bicentennial Pain sits by the roundhouse at Little Ferry, NJ, on May 3, 1976. John Treen Photo, collection of Timothy Tonge.
Some 611/ACS64 shots have been posted recently, but I will take #90 with GG1s and/or E60s any day of the week. A Ray Slagle original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.