Rebuilt GP7. Photo by Dave Petke. From my collection.
Former GN unit. Photo by unknown. From my collection.
Early phase unit. Photo by Gary W Zeitler, from my collection.
Nicely equipped with options. I wasn't aware that the flexicoil truck was around that early. Photo by Gary W Zeitler, from my collection.
Photo by Gary W Zeitler, from my collection.
On an altogether great trip another discovery, this beautiful unit leading a wb empty unit train.
Apparently retired, this unit came late in the production run. Interesting modifications for radio control. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
As they did for thirty odd years these units project mighty columns of glorious Alco pollution into the pristine atmosphere of the Windy City as they slowly drag the merchandise of America from ra... (more)
Santa Fe got snooty with their first SD40-2, seen here on a WB freight.
Look closely and you'll note the headlight lens and the fireman's window are missing and someone is in the cab. No amount of cloning could make this grizzled old veteran look good but there are s... (more)
Watched over by two local classics this unit on the "San Diegan" is a type becoming a classic. Retired, for the most part, like me. Hey, maybe I'm a classic?
Good view of the crew accommodation in the short hood. Tex-Mex did this on some units. Photo by unknown. From my collection.
Photo by Dave Petke, from my collection.
One of those days when you say "it doesn't get much better than this". Here a northbound L&N train passes thru after running from St. Paul on rights over NS.