A set of power led By Alco RSD5 818 is being serviced to head on a southbound train. Note the number boards above the cab these were used for train numbers. these units were long hood forward
In its last days NdeM Alco FA2 6526 sits in the back lot of FCPs Empalme Shops along with many other Interesting Locos A few Got rebuilt But I doubt this old unit did. Photo taken with permissio... (more)
The newly established dedicated Shell gasoline train on KCSM territory being pulled by a trio of Union Pacific motors.
Hey UP, will this photo make it into your calendar ?
FCP 586 Is a BX620 shot while switching the yard. It is a rebuild of a RSD5 done at the Empalme shops. it has a new 12 251 engine. I was lucky years before to get a tour of the shops and see th... (more)
A pair of Ferrocarril Sonora–Baja California diesels switch cars in the SBC's rail yard in Mexicali, Baja California, on November 14, 1981. A pair of SBC GP40-2s, two-year-old 2309 and high-nosed... (more)
Ferrocarril del Pacifico (Pacific Railway of Mexico) acquired the D&H PA's in 1978-79. D&H 17 and 18 were former Santa Fe 60 and 62. A John C. Benson original Kodachrome slide from my collection... (more)
NdeM-National Railways of Mexico acquired Delaware & Hudson SD45's 801, 802 and 803 in 1978-79, seen here 801 and 802 at Monterrey, Mexico on December 25, 1979. A John C. Benson original Kodachro... (more)
RS1 5645 switches the yard In Juarez
FCP-Ferrocarril del Pacifico Railroad bought Delaware & Hudson's GE U30C 703, 704, 706 and 708 in late 1978, seen here 703 at Guadalajara, Mexico on January 7, 1979. A John C. Benson original Kod... (more)
By July 6, 1964, NdeM 8, El Fronterizo, is a train most Yankees can only dream of, a seemingly endless string of primea and secunda-class coaches, lightweight and heavyweight Pullmans, full diner,... (more)