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  1. Not Missouri Pacific

    Not Missouri Pacific

    South Orient was a shortline operating former ATSF branches in Western Texas using a number of ex-CNW GP7s painted in Mopac colors. This is not one of them however, as they were sold off to nearby Fort Worth & Western and converted into Gensets. This is a former NP unit that was put on...
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    Bolton's Crown Quality Wheat Express GP9 Locomotive #1005 Vernon, Texas

    Bolton's Crown Quality Wheat Express GP9 locomotive #1005 stands at the ready to switch cars for the grain elevator in the distance. The hardy locomotive had just survived one of the severe thunder storms that are the norm for this part of northern Texas. The BCQ serves the towns of Vernon...
  3. STMA 103

    STMA 103

    St. Maries River Railroad GP9 #103 outside the engine house on an unsettled Saturday afternoon in May, 2006.
  4. Northern Maine Junction

    Northern Maine Junction

    BAR GP9 77 and F3 49 are resplendent after repainting into the new tr-color scheme.
  5. Fergus Falls

    Fergus Falls

    A RailAmerica GP9 parked outside in Fergus Falls, Minnesota - January 2011.
  6. NPR 2286

    NPR 2286

    NPR GP9 2286 hasn't changed since she was built way back in 1957 for the Grand Trunk and Western. She was retired when I was one year old (1991) then sold to Kansas and Southwestern where she kept her number 4912. Now 53 years later she is switching for the Bowbells Sun praire terminal with NPR...
  7. NPR 2286 Bowbells ND

    NPR 2286 Bowbells ND

    NPR GP9 2286 hasn't changed since she was built way back in 1957 for the Grand Trunk and Western. She was retired when I was one year old (1991) then sold to Kansas and Southwestern where she kept her number 4912. Now 53 years later she is switching for the Bowbells Sun praire terminal with NPR...
  8. VIRX 7059

    VIRX 7059

    Ex-CN GP9RM 7059, now owned by Vancouver Island Railtours on display at Island Railway days at Parksville, BC.
  9. SRY 119

    SRY 119

    SRY 119, a GP9 of Northern Pacific heritage on display at Island Railway Days at Parksville, BC.
  10. SRY 119

    SRY 119

    SRY 119 at Parksville, BC on the Southern Railway of Vancouver Island for Island Railway days. 119 is the one with the sick sounding horn.
  11. CTRW GP30 deadline

    CTRW GP30 deadline

  12. HBRY & the smell of death (not to mention frozen flesh)

    HBRY & the smell of death (not to mention frozen flesh)

    As I was driving down 15th st I gazed upon the CTRW yards in Prince Albert and noticed this old girl sitting in the cold, with all her windows boarded up. Linked to the old Omnitrax GP9 which has sat outside for more than a year, it is a good guess these girls won't be in PA much longer. A few...
  13. HBRY 2509 GP7

    HBRY 2509 GP7

    Note the evolution of the HBR paintsheme over the last decade. The frame stripes are now thicker, as well nose stripes are now white vs. lime on older units. CN & Omnitrax corporate paints present as well naturally.
  14. Colorado Springs

    Colorado Springs

    The view from Pikes Peak Community College. I'd like to see this in HO scale - the Rocky mountains cut-out would probably take up the whole basement... This is where your natural spring water comes from.
  15. MILW, Othello WA, after shutdown

    MILW, Othello WA, after shutdown

    It is the second week of March, 1980. The MILW has shut down the Pacific extension and the only trains operating are eastbound cleanup trains. Here is what we found at Othello one Saturday. This GP9 was exceptionally clean. Kept sharp looking by Wade Stevenson who took pride in the MILW.
  16. vintage BN

    vintage BN

    BN 1753 trust plate
  17. vintage BN

    vintage BN

    GP9 BN 1753, ex NP 315. Now POVA 102
  18. C&O 6185

    C&O 6185

    C&O 6185 leads a Chessie unit and a C&O GP35 taking coal off the Coal River sub in January 1981.
  19. Southern Railway of Vancouver Island 124

    Southern Railway of Vancouver Island 124

    SRY/SVI GP9 124 sits in Victoria for E&N Days 2008. 124 and 129 recently replaced the 110 and 119 after those 2 units were vandalized.
  20. Paradise Local

    Paradise Local

    Montana Rail Link's Paradise Local pulls into Thompson Falls to switch a lumber customer powered by two aging GP9's.



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