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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...
  2. Union Pacific  GP15AC

    Union Pacific GP15AC

    A pair of ex-Missouri Pacific GP15AC locomotives equipped with ATS run west through Elmhurst. MP ordered 30 of the GP15AC and 4 more went to Venezuela.
  3. Marker dedicating MP 13558

    Marker dedicating MP 13558

    This is the memorial marker directly in front of restored MP 13558. Photo of caboose submitted separately. Dedicated to Charles Talbert (Tal) Wooten, Jr.
  4. Restored MP 13558

    Restored MP 13558

    Restored MP caboose 13558 and gardens, Highway 39 in Aurora, MO
  5. Couplers

    Couplers

    The strange coupler of the new GE C25-MP made in Brazil to Nigeria
  6. BNSF #8905 West Highballing Cooks siding at MP 64...

    BNSF #8905 West Highballing Cooks siding at MP 64...

    BNSF #8905 West is leading a Centralia Coal train just meeting the eastbound Amtrak Portland Section of the Empire Builder at Cooks siding.. Pasco West told the BNSF #8905 west to highball due to them leading a fleet of trains west behind him that were low on HOS (Hours of Service.) This was...
  7. UP 9311 C40-8

    UP 9311 C40-8

    No shortage of Dash 8s in the Denver deadline! Some engine numbers: GE C40-8 UP 9295, 9146, 9116, 9178, 9329, 9092, 9311, 9102, 9268, 9207 GE C41-8W UP 9413, 9529, 9517 GE B40-8 UP 1861 (ex-SP) with a slug
  8. UP switchers

    UP switchers

    An old CN unit, former GTW 6417 leads a colorful lash-up. I caught his twin GTW 6425 along with a slug coming off the HBR in Winnipeg back in 2004: http://www.railroadforums.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=16215 The 15s aren't bad either. None of these engines are UP originals. From top to...
  9. Portland & Western RR - Toledo Hauler

    Portland & Western RR - Toledo Hauler

    Portland & Western #2308 is leading the eastbound Toledo Hauler about to enter the Union Pacific mainline, near Union Pacific/Portland & Western joint yard. The Toledo Hauser has just traveled roughly 76 miles from the mill at Toledo over the Coast range and east towards it's final...
  10. Northbound Manifest

    Northbound Manifest

    BNSF 4495 and a NS Dash-8 head north at Nelson Bennett
  11. It's late!

    It's late!

    Amtrak Cascades sails by Nelson Bennett at 45mph.
  12. MP roundhouse foundation at Cotter,  AR, around 1992, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    MP roundhouse foundation at Cotter, AR, around 1992, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    Missouri Pacific roundhouse foundation at Cotter, Arkansas, sometime in 1992, photo by Chuck Zeiler. This may be railroad archeology, but at the time I was employed by a local real estate company to photograph property in their area. They hired a plane and I shot out the window some aerial...
  13. MP 7503 UP Yard Fort Worth

    MP 7503 UP Yard Fort Worth

    MP 7503 wasting away on the dead track at the UP Davidson Yard in Fort Worth.
  14. MP GP-38-2 #2205, Cotter, AR, Nov. 24, 1990, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    MP GP-38-2 #2205, Cotter, AR, Nov. 24, 1990, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    MP GP-38-2 #2205, Cotter, AR, Nov. 24, 1990, photo by Chuck Zeiler Built July 1980 (c/n 796323-8), it was eventually repainted in UP yellow and renumbered #705. What appears to be a scratch on the film in the upper left corner of the frame is a star or planet. This is a time exposure, and...
  15. UP GP-38-2 #2256, Norfork, AR, June 28, 1990, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    UP GP-38-2 #2256, Norfork, AR, June 28, 1990, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    UP GP-38-2 #2256, Norfork, Arkansas, June 28, 1990, photo by Chuck Zeiler I got the following information from the book, "The White River Railway", by Walter (Mike) Adams, Library of Congress Card # 91-91855, copyright 1991. In 1879, railroad magnate Jay Gould of the Union...
  16. MRL F45 Great Adventure

    MRL F45 Great Adventure

    I did catch Amtrak, but this is the going away shot of Amtrak # 506 (Talgo-Portland, Ore. to Seattle, Wash.) The lead part of his train is crossing over from main #1 to main #2.
  17. The Heritage Units

    The Heritage Units

    Of course they had to be tarped....the two first UP Heritage units fly south on their way to Proviso and ultimately Council Bluffs.
  18. UP 8383 East

    UP 8383 East

    These two dashed down the Milwaukee Sub straight from WSOR's Horicon paint shop. This is/was the MP Heritage unit. (Crappy shot, yes- but a neat thing to catch!)
  19. Union Station - M.J. Scanlon

    Union Station - M.J. Scanlon

    The old Union Station in Pine Bluff, Arkansas now sits along the UP Pine Bluff Sub mainline and is used as the Jefferson County Historical Museum.
  20. UP4141 and company

    UP4141 and company

    UP SD70ACe 4141 (George Bush 41 library), UP SD70M 3779, UP SD70ACe 1988 (MKT Heritage), UP SD70ACe 1982 (MP heritage) lead the M-HOFW-06 northbound at FM 1860, just south of Waco, Texas



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