An EMD test set consisting of a SDP40F, passenger test car, A-B F-unit set, and SD45 demonstrator are seen traversing the ICG mainline. Tom Golden photo.
CSX's business train locomotive fleet are seen at Barr Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of six-axle EMDs leads a stack train on the former New York Central-portion of Conrail's Chicago Line. Tom Golden photo.
A SD50 leads a C40-8W on an eastbound train operating on Conrail's former Penn Central Chicago to Buffalo route. Tom Golden photo.
Running long hood forward, a Norfolk Southern high hood Geep leads a set of EMD units painted in N&W and SOU schemes east through downtown Hammond. Note the crossing guard shantys that were preva... (more)
With many railfans capturing the action on the ground, Southern 4501 begins to work its way south from LaSalle Street station along the Rock Island main as its cloud of steam and the Chicago skyli... (more)
Fallen Flags everywhere. While waiting inside Argo Tower for the American Freedom Train passenger special to arrive, Tom Golden was able to capture a freight pass through on the Illinois Central ... (more)
A widecab GE leads a six-axle EMD south (railroad east) along the IHB mainline as it brings a mixed freight toward the Harbor's Blue Island Yard. Tom Golden photo.
A pair of yellow and green six-axle EMDs lead a former VMV rebuilt Geep as they head east along the Indiana Harbor Belt. Tom Golden photo.
One of the original pieces of Steamtown USA's collection, Canadian National 89 is seen leading a tourist train through the Vermont hillside. Tom Golden photo.
Iowa Interstate's former D&H RS36 leads a trio of EMDs as it drags a train past Joliet Tower and across the Santa Fe main on a warm spring day. Tom Golden photo.
"Power of Tomorrow. Today" This slogan is seen adorning EMD's first SD60 demonstrator which is in transit from their plant in LaGrange to Conrail territory for testing. Tom Golden pho... (more)
During the Fourth of July weekend, Southern 4501 was used to haul passengers on an excursion around Chicago and Indiana known as the Independence Limited. Prior to one of its runs, the steam loco... (more)
A trio of Warbonnet GEs leads one of Santa Fe's hot intermodal trains under the signals at Joliet. Tom Golden photo.
A GE C30-7 leads a pair of six-axle EMDs on a southbound empty coal train. Tom Golden photo.