In spring 1987, a work train is setting out water cars at sidings in the Cascades so they can be available for fire service in the summer.
RSP power and caboose Roscoe
In 1974, Santa Fe was experiencing a power shortage. They pulled sets of SD24's and DL 600's out of storage using them in captive service between Barstow and Bakersfield. Here, a set of five SD24'... (more)
The Baltimore & Ohio has put an EMD switcher on the main line as SW900 9407 brings a local under the signal bridge at Lansdowne, Maryland.
The daily North Platte-West Colton manifest comes rip roaring through the one (flashing) traffic light town of Brule, NE on an early spring afternoon. The space between the mainlines was once occu... (more)
Norfolk & Western GP30 541; N&W roster (522-565). Only Norfolk & Western and Southern ordered GP30s with high short hoods, but unlike Southern, N&W specified the short hood as rear.
Southern Railway GP30 2551; SR roster 2525-2644. Only Southern and Norfolk & Western ordered GP30s with high short hoods, but unlike N&W, Southern specified the short hood as front.
That dark, wet section of long hood indicates all is not well with 3819. In fact, it has been shut down since near Leeds, leaving the trailing B36-7 and B30-7 to struggle over the hilly former Ce... (more)
Restored Reading GP30 5513 is in passenger service on the Blue Mountain and Reading, running south through Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania.
Burlington Northern GE C30-7 No. 5071 leads an eastbound BNSF freight through the mile 196.3 semaphores at East St. Regis, Montana, on the morning of September 7, 1998.
A Canadian Pacific freight behind four-unit MLW lashup consisting of three RS18s and an RS3 rumbles west at St. Clet, Quebec. The substantial station there, like many across the CPR system, double... (more)
A pair of SD40-2s sandwich a leased Chesapeake & Ohio GP30 on the point of a westbound Canadian Pacific freight out of Montreal as it passes the suburban station at Valois, Quebec.
Heading west UP SD40-2 3200, C30-7 2412, SD40-2 3702 and C30-7 2425 near Tie Siding, Wyoming.