LS&I 2303 and friends smoke it up as they pass thru Empire Junction with an ore train in October of 1988. 2303 is a relatively rare GE U23C. Only 53 were produced for domestic use in USA.
LS&I brings an empty ore train past Bagdad on the way from the dock to Eagle Mills.
Starting in 1969, Santa Fe bought twenty GE U23C’s for service on unit sulfur trains in Texas, where their hefty pulling power could be put to good use. But by May, 1973, when the 7904 and three... (more)
Bound for Eagle Mills.
Crossing Morgan trestle
On May 11, 1974, U23Cs 7512 and 7506 wiggle through curves above Bayard, New Mexico, on the Santa Rita District with copper ore for the crusher and smelter at Hurley. The train is crossing Whitewa... (more)
In May 1974, U23C 7514 eases off the Fierro Industrial Spur and onto the Santa Rita District main at Hanover Junction. The track leading off to the right is the branch to the Kennecott open pit co... (more)
A Santa Fe mine shuttle with GE U23C's 7512 and 7506 snakes around curves on the Santa Rita District near Hurley, New Mexico in May 1974. The train––loaded at a Kennecott open pit mine just ar... (more)
LS&I U23C No. 2301 gets a good nights rest inside of the shops at Eagle Mills, MI on Sept. 9, 1986.
A U23C and GP-9B still lettered for PC working as power for the Frontier Yard hump.
A Penn Central sits in Enola Yard.