A-OK, Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad GP30U 2411, a former ATSF/BNSF motor poses for it's portrait at Shawnee, Oklahoma on the evening of May 9, 2019.
The stylish lines of EMD's GP30 series still thrives in a few places, one of these is on the Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad. A pair of the carrier's "GP30s" with 645 power assemblies added a... (more)
If only the Rock Island would've had GP30s....
Having completed it's nighttime switching, AOK GP30 2402 along with companion 2411 and B40-8W 578 on an adjacent track are shut down for the day o... (more)
A two-man crew uses ex-ATSF GP30u 2443 - which celebrated its 55th birthday in January 2018 - to shove 19 gondolas toward a tie-treatment plant a few miles west of Wister. This is the former CRI&... (more)
After arriving in the small town of Wister to pick up 21 storage cars, the crew ties down the GP30 before a quick lunch at the Caston Creek Bar & Grill.
AOK GP30 No. 2443 is ready to shove 21 storage cars from Wister to the KCS interchange in Howe roughly six miles away. A minor switching incident earlier which briefly derailed the locomotive made... (more)
Resting by one of the few remaining functional Rock Island signals on this line.
Their work done for the day, a pair of A-OK locomotives sit in front of the yard office in McAlester.
The westbound AOK Shawnee Local rolls through Midwest City, OK bound for UP's Harter Yard near downtown OKC.
One of the three BNSF B40-8Ws acquired by the AOK sits in the yard in Wilburton, OK waiting for its next assignment.