Duluth Missabe and Iron Range SD9 167 moving through Proctor Yard August 1968. The 167 was built in April 1959 and rebuilt into SD-M 317 in 1990. Note the vertical yellow stripe in the center of t... (more)
Duluth Missabe and Iron Range SD9 170 resting at the Proctor Diesel House August 1985. The 170 was built in April 1959. The Missabe relied heavily on SD9 roadswitchers from the 50s to the 90s and ... (more)
Burlington Northern SD9 6101 ready for work at Belknap Roundhouse June 1970. The 6101 was built in February 1954 as GN 574 and retired in November 1994. This is likely THE first cascade green loco... (more)
C&IM SD9 #51, SD18 #60 and SD9 #53 near Atterberry, Illinois in March 1974.
Great Northern SD9 576 at Minneapolis Junction August 1968. Built in February 1954 and became BN 6103 and BNSF 6103, finally retired in 2012. The 576 received Big Sky Blue in October 1967 and stil... (more)
A Southern Pacific local, heading east on Santa Ana Street in Anaheim, California, has come to an abrupt stop as it went into "emergency." The unscheduled stop will not take long before... (more)
J.D Heiskell's SD9 #50 with a train along side the BNSF main at Guernsey.
TXCR 6183 in the early morning at Sweetwater.
Located on the outskirts of the small community of Pixley, one of the J.D. Heiskell & Co. grain facilities stands tall against the sky on the flat floor of the Central Valley. As one drives by thi... (more)
A BN yard to yard transfer is returning to Gibson Yard in Omaha from Council Bluffs as it moves by UP's icehouse on the approach to the Missouri River Bridge.
DMIR 163 brings a loaded train of taconite thru Biwabik, MN in September of 1987. Only one track is left in this area now.
Portland & Western's first locomotive leads PNWR's very first train out of Newberg. The locomotives were winding up for the climb over Rex Hill.
Hamering up Bozeman The canyon below Chestnut Mountain on Bozeman Pass is filled with the sounds of hard-working vintage EMDs pounding up the grade on July 2, 1994. A trio of SD9s, a SD... (more)