D&H U33C No. 755 was undergoing an overhaul at the Colonie Shop in Watervliet, NY on Sept. 14, 1976. It was one of those pleasant late summer days and I guess the workers figured they could enjoy... (more)
A shop worker checks the lube oil filter on Southern SD35 3035 at Andover in the fall of 1968.
Two big Alligators sit in front of the now-vanished shops on a beautiful fall afternoon in Barstow.
Not often you see a diesel pop off. The shops were torn down when the yard rebuild was done.
Elsdon Yard, on Chicago's southwest side, had a roundhouse and service facilities for Grand Trunk Western steam power until the end of the steam era. We visited the yard and found a good number of... (more)
501 & 2304 have just been washed at the Colonie shops.
Home for Christmas.
Now that the SD60s are back, they're becoming a more common sight in St. Paul. Here, 6029 is being prepared at the St. Paul service island for a trip east to Chicago.
Partial scene of the old SF engine facilities at Barstow. The GP40X is only few months in service at that time. At right is F45 5911 in the yelow bonnet scheme.
Bringing an "A" back to life.
A vintage view inside Silvis of Rock Island workers moving the boiler and cab of one of the 5000 series during a rebuild. Date and photographer unknown.
A rare overhead view inside the Rock Island locomotive facilty at Silvis, Illinois. Unknown date and photographer.
Santa Fe U36C #8758 and B36-7 #7488 pose in front of the Old Barstow Diesel Shop.
Smoking up a storm, a D&H Alco RS36 pulls two of her younger siblings (two C628s) out of the Colonie Shops, aka Alco Heaven. Back in the late 1970s railfans were welcome at the Colonie Shops and a... (more)