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)
The RS-1 era on GM&O/ICG was just about over when I shot 1112 on a nice fall day in Montgomery.
A young Hostler Larry Abfalder whistles off at the Milwaukee Diesel House ready to take 24's power to the Milwaukee Depot. I last saw Larry about 10 years ago and he was a regular Engineer in Amtr... (more)
GM&O 103 and a Milwaukee E9B unit have arrived from Chicago on a local train. The Hostlers are on board and the Carman is cutting off the power. In a few moments the Hostlers will take the power o... (more)
The GM&O 102A rides the turntable at House 2. I remember the first time I climbed up on one of these venerable machines and hearing about the log book I opened the glove compartment(just like a 40... (more)
The 102A turned and readied for the trip back to Chicago and St.Louis to add more miles on the already 3.3 million in its log book.
On a pretty fall afternoon, GM&O 1122 and two maroon mates accelerate out of West End Yard with the Prattville mill turn, giving no clue that this has actually been the ICG for a couple of years.
Local is about to cross Rock Island at Joliet Union station.
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio caboose No. 2994 shows off its bright red paint scheme next to the historic depot at Corinth, Mississippi, on May 8, 2014. Crossroads Museum is now located in the station direc... (more)
GM&O EMD E8m 100A on the Chicago to St.Louis "Abe Lincoln" in St. Louis, Missouri May 11, 1968. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed on slide.
GM&O RS-1s did everything around Montgomery other than power the Artesia road freights. Their service would last beyond the 1972 ICG merger until 1975, when they would be replaced with a rag-tag a... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Re-engined RS-1 sits on the turntable at Glenn Yard.
The Limited. A Roger Puta Photograph