After a long and brutal winter, signs of Spring are here as L501 heads south through Prospect Heights with a pair of Grand Trunk Western GP9R's, both still in their classic paint.
A duo of GTW GP9Rs lead CN L510 north through Wheeling.
Shortly before 08:00, R923 returns to Glenn Yard from the Argo industries, passing the Summit Metra/Amtrak station. Glenn has been the go to spot for GT painted units lately. Today was no exceptio... (more)
A pair of Grand Trunk GP9R's, both still wearing Trunk colors, lead the Kankakee local by the 1853-built Illinois Central depot in town. It's also passing the Railroad Museum outside of the depot.... (more)
Brunswick Mines ore train with CN GP9R 4018 and GP40-2LW 9591 southbound at Bathurst, New Brunswick.
A pair of Grand Trunk GP9R's sit crewless at the north end of Markham Yard, tied onto a string of autoracks. A pretty wild catch for 2019!
Catching two GTW painted locomotives has been relatively easy around Chicagoland lately, with many GP38-2's assigned to the area. However, catching a pair of GP9R's in GTW paint is a difficult fea... (more)
The Green Mountain Fall Foliage Train crosses Cavendish Gulf Road in Cavendish, VT. Leading the train is GMRC 804, a GP9r and a former Norfolk and Western unit.
GA Central train Y115 doubles from track 3 over to track 4 at the International Paper aka "The Bag". Railroaders call it the Bag for reasons unknown.
On a cold and crisp winter's morning, GTW GP9R 4623 and GP38-2 4911 lead L545 out of Rowell Chemical in Willow Springs. Both units still maintain their classic Grand Trunk paint.
MVPX 500 switches out a grain elevator in Mount Vernon, Indiana. The GP9R was built by the SP, served on the Cal Train after the SP, and now resides in the Port of Indiana.
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway train prepares to depart Blue Ridge, GA.
Southern Pacific GP9R 3372 and 3342 at Anaheim, California.
Rebuilt at C&NW Shops Oelwein, Iowa, GP9R 4532 first number 1729 acquired a chopped short hood. Clinton, Iowa, October 10, 1986. Sold to Fox River Valley Railroad on 12 January 1989.