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Evocative gems
Scenes from the "classic" era of railroading (not otherwise having a specific album home).
Photo Album By: Rick Erben
 
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Photo ID: 788506

Crossing the IC diamond at Pana, Illinois, is NYC's Southwestern Ltd with E8A 4041 and one passenger car in November 1965. The New York, NY to St. Louis, Mo Southwestern Limited was one of New Yo... (more)

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Pana, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 4041
Train ID: Southwestern Ltd.
Photo Date: November, 1965


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Nov 27, 2021

Views: 5,033
Comments: 4

Favorited: 32
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Photo ID: 788337

Chicago & Eastern Illinois FP7A 1605, F3B 1502 and F3A 1407 are moments away from a late afternoon departure from Dearborn Station with the combine Georgian/Humming Bird in October 1967. Photo fr... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railway (C&EI)
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CEI 1605
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1967


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Nov 25, 2021

Views: 4,371
Comments: 2

Favorited: 30
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Photo ID: 787754

In March 1965, NYC GP9 7401 arrived at Mitchell, Ill., near East. St. Louis yard with a freight from Indianapolis. One Geep and three F-7's provided the power. The three F-7's 1851-1644-1791 all ... (more)

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Mitchell, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 7401
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 02, 1965


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Nov 18, 2021

Views: 4,659
Comments: 0

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 787220

Original Kodachrome slide by Bill Volkmer. Pittsburgh Raiways street car 1471 is about to head west on the Dravosburg Bridge, 24 April 1960. Slide from my collection.

Railroad: Pittsburgh Railways
Locomotive: PCC
Location: Dravosburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: 1471
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 24, 1960


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By: Dave Kerr

Added: Nov 11, 2021

Views: 3,422
Comments: 1

Favorited: 16
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Photo ID: 786608

At Collinwood, on the east side of Cleveland, three F-7's A-B-A were teamed together on a westbound freight, in June of 1963. Photo from my slide collection, Photographer Bill Clynes.

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 1795
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1963


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Nov 05, 2021

Views: 4,917
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Favorited: 25


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Photo ID: 786147

Occasionally the Colorado & Southern Railway borrowed power for a few days at a time from the Rio Grande or Union Pacific. Here a pair of Rio Grande GP30's and three C&S SD-9's charge through S... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 3007
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 1970


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Oct 31, 2021

Views: 4,344
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Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 785329

Chicago & Eastern Illinois E9A 1102, F3B 935B and E7A 1101 are moments away from a late afternoon departure from Dearborn Station with the combined Georgian/Humming Bird in October 1967. The C&EI ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railway (C&EI)
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CEI 1102
Train ID: C&EI 98
Photo Date: October, 1967


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Oct 22, 2021

Views: 10,171
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Favorited: 33
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Photo ID: 783596

NYC Alco RS-11 8008, with three FA's heading west at River Rouge, Michigan near Detroit in March 1962. The NYC RS-11's were delivered in July 1957, not in Lightning stripes, but in black with a w... (more)

Railroad: New York Central
Locomotive: Alco RS-11
Location: River Rouge, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: NYC 8008
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 01, 1962


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Oct 03, 2021

Views: 5,185
Comments: 3

Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 783302

Wabash E-8 1004 leading the Chicago to St. Louis "Banner Blue" leaving the Decatur Station for the remaining one hundred and thirteen mile trip to St. Louis on February 21, 1958. Photo... (more)

Railroad: Wabash
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Decatur, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: WAB 1007
Train ID: Banner Blue
Photo Date: February 21, 1956


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Sep 29, 2021

People's Choice 4

Views: 8,758
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Favorited: 51
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Photo ID: 781042

Monon #502 leads train #6 passing Vernia Siding in New Albany,IN.

Railroad: Monon
Locomotive: Alco C420
Location: New Albany, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: MON 502
Train ID: Monon #6
Photo Date: April 29, 1967


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By: Linton F. Moss Collection

Added: Sep 02, 2021

Views: 3,037
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Favorited: 21


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Photo ID: 780781

A quartet of Monon F-units, leads a northbound freight through Borden, Indiana in August 1960. Photo from my slide collection, no photographer's name Listed.

Railroad: Monon
Locomotive: EMD F3(A)
Location: Borden, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: MON 64A
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1960


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Aug 30, 2021

People's Choice 4

Views: 7,071
Comments: 2

Favorited: 30
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Photo ID: 780012

Two ex-GM&O GP30s and an ex-IC GP9 clash a little less than some of the color combinations possible in the early days after the ICG merger. They are teamed up on train 30, and headed for Tuscaloo... (more)

Railroad: Illinois Central Gulf
Locomotive: EMD GP30
Location: Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: GMO 520
Train ID: ICG 30
Photo Date: April 19, 1975


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By: David Harris

Added: Aug 22, 2021

Views: 2,152
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Favorited: 13
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Photo ID: 776013

Leading this southbound Monon freight is F3A #201, BL-2 #32, two more F3A's and an FM H15-44 #45 at Harrodsburg, Indiana on, Monon's Bloomington to Bedford Line in March 1965. Photo taken from my... (more)

Railroad: Monon
Locomotive: EMD F3(A)
Location: Harrodsburg, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: MON 201
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March, 1965


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Jul 05, 2021

Views: 6,547
Comments: 1

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 757921

Five NC&StL F7's in the lead of a long manifest, preparing to leave Memphis, Tennessee on February 15, 1959. A Hugh Comer photo, from my collection.

Railroad: Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: NCStL 822
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 15, 1959


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Dec 23, 2020

People's Choice 4

Views: 11,981
Comments: 4

Favorited: 51
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Photo ID: 757263

9168/9311/9117 North at La Salle, Il. crossing the Illinois River. Terry Norton Photo

Railroad: Illinois Central
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: La Salle, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: IC 9168
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1968


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By: Robert Jordan

Added: Dec 16, 2020

Views: 2,111
Comments: 3

Favorited: 13
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