Sonora Baja California EMD F7A 2101 gets looked after at the pit in Benjamin Hill Sonora in April 1979
In the pre-Barringer paint scheme a SB train is rattling along on the less than great rail, probably near Greenville. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
A pair of EMD F-units, belonging to Pioneer Railroad Equipment Company, sit in the engine facility in Gettysburg PA. PREX F7A 402 was built in December 1949, and is the former Keokuk Junction Rai... (more)
CNW 411 and METX 308 (both F-7As) lead the CNW bilevel train back into the museum grounds during the Illinois Railway Museum's annual Diesel Days event.
A six-pack of F7 and GP7 diesels leads a combined coach train and Nebraska Zephyr during the Illinois Railway Museum's annual Diesel Days event, with C&NW 411 leading the way.
MILW 118-C and METX 308, both F-7A locomotives, smoke it up as they lead the coach train out of the museum grounds during the Illinois Railway Museum's annual Diesel Days event.
On the connection between the east-west and the north-south former Seaboard lines, this unit appears to be stationary. No idea how this happened or why. Photo by Jim Satterwhite. From my colle... (more)
Speaking of B&O heritage....while this is technically ex-B&LE, it wears the paint well. Many B&LE F's hold pride of place on lines around the country.
Milwaukee 118C leads the coach train East past Karsten's on the IRM mainline.
Looking only slightly like it's in disguise, this former MILW unit is arriving to work the quarry and salt storage site west of town. Other than a scrapyard there doesn't appear to be any reason ... (more)
Originally B&E but looking great in a shiny classic paint scheme this unit is actually from the Potomac Eagle Operation.
A neat looking A-B-A F7 set is seen at the Handley West Virginia yard in 1953. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
Our of service and parked in the weeds, now bearing LTEX reporting marks in spray paint means an uncertain future for this former Alaskan F unit. It hauled Adirondack Scenic Railroad trains for m... (more)
TVRM 576 at Chattanooga Tn
I'm going to miss this railroad more than any other one since the Clinchfield. It was the closest big "exotic" railroad to me in the last few years. These units hark back to the days w... (more)