CNW EMD E8A 5021a is being serviced and readied for its next train In Chicago in July of 1979
CNW 4328 poses in front of the First Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin's Third Ward in January of 1986. The train is servicing what little business is left east of the Milwaukee River in an... (more)
C&NW 8683, 8640 and 8714 lead an Oakland-bound double-stack outfit departing Fremont, NE.
Flat country, long train and a nice little mix of power. The perfect combination.
Now actually owned by UP this unit is in the last paint scheme and has teamed up to lead a large auto rack train.
WB DAPX hopper train approaching the cliffs. Photo by Jim Satterwhite.
This is a UP passenger special turning on the wye. Photo by Mike Dolenski, from my collection.
You can almost hear the clang, clang, clang of that gong bell as this freight moves by in the late afternoon sun. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Working a customer, with a string of second handers, out on the plains is typical Northwestern. Photo by unknown, from my collection.
A regular denizen of the area, this former Southern SD24 is hauling a big string of cars by the bluffs, one more time. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Missing number boards and one porthole but still the grand old profile. Photo by unknown, probably Gary Zeitler. From my collection.
Looks a little naked without any number boards up there in front but it is a famous face in the service of the big city as one of its stablemates demonstrates.
The entire train in one shot. A local is working the quintessential industrial city.
That green varied a great deal over the years and on different units. The unit started on NYC, then went to PC, then CR and ended up at the Alco orphanage. Photo by Mike Dolenski, from my collec... (more)
Note the Automatic Train Stop shoe still in place.