Missing number boards and one porthole but still the grand old profile. Photo by unknown, probably Gary Zeitler. From my collection.
Looks a little naked without any number boards up there in front but it is a famous face in the service of the big city as one of its stablemates demonstrates.
That green varied a great deal over the years and on different units. The unit started on NYC, then went to PC, then CR and ended up at the Alco orphanage. Photo by Mike Dolenski, from my collec... (more)
Photo by Gary Zeitler, from my collection.
Photo by unknown, from my collection.
From my collection. Photo by Mike Dolenski.
Cedar Valley Railroad unit "bug eye" is a ex-IC unit that looks like a GP10 but was never renumbered. Curious. Photo by unknown, from my collection.
A short lived shortline using a late production NW. Photo by Dave Petke.
Note the little paint touchup. Great looking in the old paint scheme. Photo by Bob Lehman.
This railroad usually had excellent looking power but this unit on the "Peoria Turn" is in need of paint. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
I prefer the old buttheads back to back like this. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
All ready for lettering this former L&N geep will keep this paint job for only a short time but it looks pretty good. BTW, I have yet to hear why L&N and only L&N had that little pipe down by the... (more)
Former Rock Island unit. Photographer unknown.
A BN local is departing with lease unit, originally PC, then CR leading the train. Photo by Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
OBEX coal train back when it seemed like it would last forever. I think I remember saying "If I see one more SD40-2 on a coal train I think I'll toss my cookies." Photo by Gary Zeitler... (more)