For a time in the 1980’s, New Jersey Transit leased some Chicago & North Western F7’s to help handle the workload on its ex-Lackawanna suburban lines. Here former CNW 425 idles next to a set of DL... (more)
In 1981, the Maryland Department of Transportation took delivery of five rebuilt F7A’s from Morrison-Knudsen. Four of the units were essentially in-kind rebuilds of the original configuration, bu... (more)
Thank you Jerry Joe wherever you are. I will remember Ohio Central in the early 2000s as I imagine older fans remember such operations as the Louisiana Easternin the early sixties.
Six ex-SP FP7 units lead the Reno Fun Train West along the Truckee River West of the old trewing and ice plant town of Boca, CA
After the passengers visited Fort Steele, Canadian Pacific’s Royal Canadian Pacific luxury train head east toward Crowsnest Pass at Wardner, British Columbia, on September 14, 2002. The classy tra... (more)
Ex-MILW 200A Blt 1956 then 30A now AMTK 405....looking new in 72!
Amtrak's Arrowhead from Duluth-Superior crosses the Mississippi River on the former NP bridge north of the Minneapolis station behind E8 no. 332. This unit was CB&Q 9940B, then BN 9933 before Amtr... (more)
Both Icons of the RR industry at the time Milwaukee Road E9 32A and GM&O E7 103 stand side by side at sunset in the Milwaukee Depot after an engine change in the new age of Amtrak.
If anyone would have told me back in the 60's when I hired out on the CMStP&P RR that I would have run a GM&O E7 Ida said "get outta here". But....here it sits one of many that would gra... (more)
Erie-Lackawanna EMD F3(A) 6561, Alco PA's 852, 855, C425 2516, GP7 1408 and C425 2508 at Lima, Ohio on December 10, 1969. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed on slide.
The Madison/Portage(M&P)Patrol approaches Portage through one of the many swamps around that area along the Wisconsin River just north of HY 16.
Everyone likes a mystery and this unlabeled Bob Ferge Kodachrome from my collection fits the bill. After a little digging and showing it to friends, it appears to be the Super Continental at Oba, ... (more)
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha blasts out of Portage headed for the West Coast.