EL RENO OK Feb 4 1980 -- Rock Island GP9R 4489 is in for service. Also identifiable are GP7R 4441, GP7R 4454, SW1 531 and U33B 285. This is a view of the El Reno shop facility looking east-southea... (more)
OKLAHOMA CITY OK (October) 1975 -- Vandals broke a switch lock, threw the switch and tampered with the switch signal to show the wrong aspect. The result was that Rock Island GP40 384 left the mai... (more)
PURCELL OK Nov 26 1978 — Santa Fe GP7 2878 has just been derailed at the north end of the Purcell yard. Earlier in the day the unit took off unattended from Oklahoma City and kept gaining speed.... (more)
ROCKY FORD CO March 11 1980 -- American Crystal Sugar Co.used F7A 64 as a switcher. Note the "diesel fairy" on the fireman side and platform on engineer side.
CHEYENNE WY Oct-Nov 1971 -- Challenger 3985 patiently awaits restoration. I had no idea at the time this locomotive would once again run under steam.
WEATHERFORD OK Sept 19 1976 -- Rock Island GP7R 4432 leads a Central Oklahoma Railfan Club fan trip. The train is sitting in Weatherford while the crew and fans have lunch at a local restaurant. T... (more)
ENID OK April 28 1980 -- This sad caboose hadn't been used in awhile as evidenced by the tree growing out from underneath. Sadly, it was a symptom of things to come. The slide mount says Enid but ... (more)
GRAND JUNCTION CO March 9 1980 -- Workers service the Rio Grande Zephyr during its eastbound station stop. This was on my return trip to Denver. Our group consisted of four railfans and we had a g... (more)
OKLAHOMA CITY July 1977 -- Rock Island GP38-2 4318 (David L. Boren) passes by the Oklahoma State Fair grounds on its way to El Reno OK.
CORLETT WY Oct 18 1977 -- Union Pacific GP7 117 is in the lead on a covered hopper train.
DALE WY Oct. 19 1977 -- Union Pacific DDA40X 6901 hauls a TOFC-COFC train west on track two at the junction with track three.
CHEYENNE WY Oct-Nov 1971 -- My first real trip taking pictures of trains included a visit to my sister in Cheyenne. I was using an Argus rangefinder and handheld light meter both of which I had re... (more)
El RENO OK Mar 23 1975 -- Rock Island F9AM 4165 and three other F units handle a southbound train making its way toward Chickasha OK and points south.
NORTH ENID OK Aug 1977 -- Rock Island U30C 4596 is tied down just south of the Breckinridge Road grade crossing.
HENNESSEY OK June 18 1979 -- Rock Island GP38-2 4373 heads south with a mixed freight.