The GE emits a huge cloud of smoke as an all-rail taconite train passes Oakland Tower in St. Paul, Minn. A leased B&O GP30 prepares to follow on a Milwaukee Road train after the BN train clears.
Three Southern SD24s lead a coal train at Lynchburg, VA in 1975.
Southern SD24 6347 near Burgin, KY in August 1973.
C&M train 74 originated on at North Milwaukee(Glendale Yd) and terminated at Galewood Yd in Chicago. This train originally terminated at the Western Ave Yd in Chicago. On this day the train has th... (more)
C&M train 82 crosses the KK Drawbridge headed for Bensenville. In charge this day is a three unit leased set of power from way down south in Rathole country. The Milwaukee had over 20 Rathole SD24... (more)
York Canyon to Kaiser Steel unit coal train
A train passes on the main line around the yard as a pair of hump units pause.
These rebuilt SD24s were called SD26s by Santa Fe and were being replaced on the hump by rebuilt SD39s. Many of them later went to Guilford.
During the 70s the MILW leased alot of locos from different carriers. I was called for a westbound and to my suprise when I walked over to the roundhouse were two Southern SD24s parked between the... (more)
A westbound AT&SF manifest is seen at the east switch at Caliente. Behind the SD24 are two Alco RSD15
She was a 4-year old and had more Q and some UP help. 511 is cresting the subcontinental divide between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River.
With 3 GP30s helping.
An SD24 is over the pit at Andover for traction motor inspection.
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