Even after Union Pacific’s merger of Southern Pacific, for several years, locomotives for the West local out of Denver on the Moffat Tunnel route was a pair of Rio Grande GP30s. They ran west on T... (more)
GP30s still in the early L&N gray-and-yellow scheme (slanted letters and numbers/black outline on numbers and letters) get a little attention.
Switch crew serve a downtown customer (Macon Telegraph?) on trackage that would be removed a few years later. That is Southern's mainline to Atlanta above 1328.
Urban railroading in the Treasure Valley. The old UP Boise Cutoff that once hosted at least two passenger trains per day, but now all that remains (for now) is this typically 15-20 car local, loco... (more)
Famously Hot Columbia. On a very warm Sunday morning, a local CSX destined for Sumter heads through Devine Junction to get on the Eastover Sub as part of running the Wye to organize the ca... (more)
The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad GP30 #501 is leading an excursion down the grade into Cumberland over the Route 40 overpass bridge. To the left are some visitors from near Portland Oregon who... (more)
A B&O GP30 brings a Western Maryland caboose across the diamonds at Dolton on their return to nearby Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
From the West Coast to the Dirty South! Ex. ATSF/BNSF units find new life on the Greenville & Western shortline operation in South Carolina. The leader, GRLW 4204 is now painted in company... (more)
A pair of Norfolk & Western Geeps are seen traversing through Pullman Junction on Chicago's South Side. Note the Nickel Plate Road paint fading through on the second unit. Tom Golden photo.
D&RGW 3008 SP 7856 and D&RGW 3015 are on the return stage of their run on the Garfield Division.
Back in Service. In late 1988, an up-turn in rail business forced Conrail to pull some GP30 and GP35 units out of storage. One of the re-activated GP30s is shown leading a coal train. ... (more)
This will look good in L&N paint sooner or later....
WMSR 701 takes a ride on the table after lifting a Murder Mystery train up to Frostburg.
CSX GP30 2289 slug/GP40-2 6926 mother with a phosphate train at Plant City, Florida.