This is an amazing picture, to me. I had considered all these gone for a few years when two showed up in the yard in Hamlet getting periodic inspections. I don't know how they survived so long.
LS&I 2500,2401,2303 are waiting for the 3PM hill job crew to come on duty at Eagle Mills. One crew member has showed up early and can be seen washing the windows of 2401.
The LS&I dead line at Eagle Mills on October 25, 1987 consisted of U25C 2500, RS3 1608, RSD12 1802. The front two had not been operational in years while the 1802 was a more recent addition to the... (more)
LS&I 2501,2300,2301 lug 120 empties up the hill between Marquette and Eagle Mills near the US-41 bridge.
LS&I 2501,2302,2303 head up the 7AM Hill Job near Empire Jct. The Hill Job started the day with a trip to Tilden mine as no loads for the dock were available at Eagle Mills. While the train made a... (more)
With GE power closing in on the major overhaul date and annual inspection mileage, a rescue engine gets the highball to head to Stateline tunnel and push a stalled freight train to Selkirk. Good l... (more)
Conrail freight meets Bobcat. A Ford Pinto in mercury clothing. On the hood of the car we see the Diesel Spotters Guide, a RR map of Massachusetts and the latest James Bond novel Thank you Mr. Pin... (more)
L&N 1522 in Atlanta, 8/73.
Like viewing a masterpiece at an art museum, here is the last U25C in existence; well, actually at the time the 2500 had not yet been scrapped, so almost. It was the last to run, having caught th... (more)
At the higest point on the Penn Central in New England. Conrail is just gearing up and PC units along with sister units from EL have teamed up to bring the old Penn Central out of the dark ages.
In 1991 2501 was the the last U25C in service on the LS&I with 2500 preserved in Marquette MI.
A mid-day passenger train (the westbound Juniata most likely), climbs Horseshoe Curve with some help. From another angle, see the eastbound Juniata, Railroad: Pennsylvania RailroadLocomotive: GE U25CLocation: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: PRR 6511Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: April, 1966
An ex-Northern Pacific U25C plus two more 6 axle GEs hustle an empty westbound coal train beneath the EJ&E bridge on a fine June morning some 35 years ago. Scanned from a Kodachrome original slid... (more)
Six-axle U-boat leads freight into DeWitt Yard