BN 6244 tries to stay ahead of a spring thunder storm as it hurries an eastbound freight along the Mississippi River at Alma, WI. The train was a daily freight operating between Dayton Bluff Yard,... (more)
The FRV spin-off of CNW lines in the Fox Valley of Wisconsin didn't have many C-C units and here are three of them preparing to make a set-out on train GBPRA at North Fond du Lac. SD24 2401 leads ... (more)
The pair of ex FRV SD24's that came to the WC often found themselves working in Upper Michigan. Late on a humid July evening the 2401 is has been swapped out with the 2402 for use on the Newberry ... (more)
These Ex Southern SD24's were bought by CNW through PNC and were rebuilt minus their turbo's effectively making them SD18's. They gave many years of good service in a variety of applications to th... (more)
Three Southern EMD SDs with SD24 #6302 leading bring southbound #117 through Greensboro in the summer of 1972.
The U.P. crew from Los Angeles climbs off the SD24 at Yermo and the relief crew will forward the train across the Mojave Desert, up and over Cima Hill to Las Vegas, Nev. Yermo is a run through l... (more)
A late-1970s view of the UP's Omaha Shops. Bob Zwiers photo.
A northbound Fox River Valley freight passes over the Fond du Lac River at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, on March 25, 1990. The train has FRV’s two SD24s and the lone SD35 for power.
Union Pacific SD24 411 leads a GP20 and three SD40's westward through Meadow Valley wash near Elgin, Nevada on April 11, 1976. Crew change at Las Vegas is still some 100 miles ahead.
CB&Q 504 spends the night on the main after being hand washed for Diesel Days.
Posing during a night of Diesel Days.
A northbound Fox River Valley train with an SD24/RSD15/SD35 lash-up rolls over the Fox River in Menasha, Wisconsin.
A classic Southern Railway SD24--the main line power that revolutionized tonnage movement on the CNO&TP in 1959--sits at Andover, VA at the "pit." The 2516 is one of several six-motor units making... (more)
A Southern Railway SD24 leads an empty coal train north (railroad west) over US 23.