roster photo of exGMO GP30 529 sitting in exGMO tracks at shops in Islin, TN
Scanned slide from the collection of the Bluegrass Railway Museum, Versailles KY.
GM&O local working at Bogalusa, LA || May 1972
Just before Amtrak takeover
Typical consist for GM&O south of St. Louis
Early Amtrak equipment mishmash
Inspired by Jeremy Plant's recent and awesome views at Joliet, I offer this view for RP.Net viewers. Built for the Chicago & Alton in March 1945, GM&O 103A is still sporting its original number an... (more)
One of the first if not first trips over the road for new #721
Southbound passing tower and about to cross Rock Island main line
The inbound Scoot headed into Chicago on a clear morning in April 1971. Lead engine is a Phase I F3A. My apologies for mistakenly submitting the wrong shot for this caption earlier!
A westbound Amtrak headed across the Rock Island diamond en route to St. Louis in July 1972. Shot taken from Joliet UR Tower.
GM&O S2 #1012 and GP30 #515 resting at Laurel, MS || May 1972
GM&O Alco S2 working at Mobile, AL in this Summer 1973 scene.
This GM and O is headed southbound crossing 3rd and Washington, Springfield, IL, less than 100 yards from the current Amtrak station ,formerly the GM&O and Alton and Southern.
My dad unloaded REA... (more)