The Illinois Central 13 SD40A's of EMD Order 5743 were unique locomotives, as they were essentially 3000-h.p. SD40's built on five-foot-longer SDP45 frames to accommodate a 5,000-gallon fuel tan... (more)
A pair of engines still lettered for Illinois Central, SD40A 6010 and SD40 6067 sandwich Illinois Central Gulf GP8 #7700 at a ballast pit North of Fulton, Kentucky.
The conductor of train 534 lines the switch for US Paper in DePere. It took several attempts to get it lined, one of the headaches of winter railroading.
CN switcher pulls a cut of cars out of Cargill
IC 6010 strolls under a pair of vintage search lights on the IHB main line.
IC 6010, unique to the IC as a rebuilt SD40A leads M336 through the new connection at Nor Paul. While placing orders, IC asked for an SD40 to be built on the longer SDP45 frame to allow for a 5000... (more)
M336 cruises on south past the fading Deval tower with a pair of deathstars...
Two IC SD40-2's head down the Ex-WC at Deval Tower (not in use anymore)
CN northbound manifest passes by a flowering a tree on a warm spring evening.
L571 has a good roll on them as they pass by the elevator at Alden on their way west to Ft Dodge.
An extra L571 rolls west thru CTC Erika just east of Austinville with 57 cars, 1st stop today will be at Ackley. The train will terminate at Ft Dodge.
L569's and L573's power await their night runs to Council Bluffs and Sioux City.
IC 6010 handles the short twenty car train Northbound at Crescent Iowa.
The Dubuque switcher is waiting for the bridge operator to lock the bridge in place so they can cross the Mississippi.