Frisco's standard black and yellow freight livery suited Alco and EMD carbodies very nicely. This westbound freight, with in the lead an Alco FA-1 5217 and four EMD F-units, rolls over the N. Can... (more)
In a few weeks - or maybe even days - that 475 will be replaced by a new BN number. Too soon after that, green and black will cover the Mandarin red and white.
Frisco 4018 sits at the historic Sloss Furnace steel mill. The rainbow in the background is caused by the water cooling ponds which have been restored to use as a fountain.
The all-stops local on the St. Louis- Oklahoma City run for thirty years was the WILL ROGERS. It is shown here making its Tulsa, OK pause on February 3, 1965. Photo from my slide collection, no ... (more)
In the middle of its GP7 purchasing program, the Frisco paused long enough to sample five competitor RS-2's from Alco. Not a good idea. They were repowered by EMD and became GP-7's in effect, if... (more)
Frisco purchase the Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railway in 1948, and also acquired eleven new Alco RS-1's nos. 101-111 with "AT&N" sublettering. Photo from my slide collection, no photographer... (more)
Frisco (SLSF) FP-7 5047, a baggage car, a baggage-RPO, a coach, and a sleeper for forwarding to St. Louis on the METEOR make up the standard consist. From my collection, Photo by Louis A. Marre... (more)
Frisco (SLSF) EMD GP7 559; Road Numbers 500-549 and 555-632. Unknown photographer photo.
Frisco (SLSF) GE U25B 801 (800-807); The first eight U25Bs were high nose versions, the rest low-nose. Only Frisco and Union Pacific purchased the high-nose version. Photo from my collection, no... (more)
Frisco (SLSF) E8A 2018 "Ponder" on the head of the St. Louis-Oklahoma City WILL ROGERS at Springfield, Missouri in May 1967. Unknown photographer photo, from my slide collection.
Frisco (SLSF) GE U25B 811, U30B 847, U30B 842 and GP35 725 heads south near Vinita, Oklahoma in July 1978. Unknown photographer photo from my collection.
Frisco (SL-SF) SD40-2 nos. 950-957.
Firsco Baldwin no. 234, a VO-1000, four stack version, rolls a load of Dodge Rams and some tank cars past a tower labeled "Old Union Depot Interlocking" in Kansas City, MO in March 1972.... (more)
The Frisco Meteor resting under the Tulsa Night Sky.
Frisco 1630 slowly makes its way into the depot at the Illinois Railway Museum