Standing between two Conrail GP30’s of PRR and Reading origins, a former Frisco GP7 is at Juniata Shops in Altoona, Pennsylvania for a little work. If the “Frisco” ... (more)
A Precision National Leasing SD24, still in Southern paint, leads five other units on a Milwaukee Road train at Bensenville, Illinois. This was during the power shortage after bankruptcy and a m... (more)
Leaser on the Conway Hump
Precision National Corporation and its predecessor Precision Engineering Company were locomotive rebuilders and pioneers in the locomotive leasing busines... (more)
Tom Golden photo.
In the 1960's and 1970's CP had a chronic power shortage despite the arrival of many second generation units. At the same time the Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway was selling off GP9's th... (more)
Precision National Corporation was a pioneer in the locomotive leasing field. It’s lease fleet was built almost exclusively on locomotives powered by EMD 567 engines. One such example was a dozen ... (more)
PNCX 6323, a former Southern Railway SD24 is parked at Altoona, WI on CNW for fueling and sand. CNW leased a batch of these units in 1979 and later bought some of them converting them to SD18s (de... (more)
A crew sets out leased SD24 PNCX 6335, a former Southern unit from the consist of train 483 at Altoona, WI. The three CNW units will continue the train west to East Minneapolis once switching is c... (more)
A pair of PNC leasers, are backing up to IC crew office from South Yard in Mc Comb waiting on Amtrak.
The resident lease locomotive on the Akron and Barberton Belt leads a short freight through Barberton, Ohio.
Ex-CNO&TP(Southern) 6313 sits on 4 axle trucks at the Milwaukee Road Round House one apparently having truck work done. The unit just doesn't look tough enough on those old wagon wheels. For you w... (more)
With a freshly blackened out SRY emblem on the nose two ex-Southern(CNO&TP) SD's move an eastbound towards Milwaukee Depot for the crew change.
Two ex CNO&TP SD24's pound through Wauwatosa,WI. on a Milwaukee Road extra west headed for the Twin Cities.
Extra east approaching North Avenue on the eastward track with Engineer Greg Rouleau at the throttle of three SOU SD24's about to drop down Brookfield hill into Elm Grove,WI..