A Cornucopia of Miscellaneous Photos
(well, dey gots 2 go somewheres...)

Last update:
2/19/15
Big RR's
Small RR's
These photos don't fit anywhere else, but we kinda like 'em. Some images that formerly appeared here have been transferred to new pages about their respective railroads.

Scrap yard, west of El Paso Texas, 1983

Tender, D&RGW #464; Durango, Co., 1967

Rio Grande Zephyr, 1977; Greg Welker Photo
D&RGW narrow & standard gauge pages coming!

Hayes Derail, Victor, Idaho, 1965

Amtrak #11 (SP #12) passes crowd waiting for the Freedom Train at Santa Clara, 1976

Yakima Valley Transportation Co., WA, 1970

Three more SD-9's are at mid-train of this 96 car northbound, Willits, CA 1966

McCloud River SD-39-2 at Pasco, WA roundhouse in 1970, on its way to delivery at Lookout, CA

Engineer at work near Oswego, New York, 9-26-74.

Reminant shadow of Owneyo
Felton, CA, 1967

A GE 44 Ton and two Alco RS-3's idle away at the Maine Central engine house in Calais, Maine, just a few feet from the Canadian Border. Wx4 staff noted the facility from a Greyhound bus, and the kindly driver waited at the bus stop a couple of blocks away while staff ran down to the yard to grab this shot. Guilford Transportation abandoned the 133 mile branch that served the town in 1985.

A soon-to-be UP switcher shuttles past some still-active UP stock cars at Kansas City in May, 1980.
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EMD GP15's: left, on SCL north of Miami in the Fall, 1982; and right, on CNW at East St. Louis in May 1980.
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Left, SCL U33B's and U36B's in storage at Tampa, Fall, 1982 - On the shady (north) side, they were colored green, from mold. Right, Kansas City Terminal 1964-built SW1200's at their namesake city.


Conrail F's 1783; 1648 and another spliced by a GP9B; Geep 5993 in E-L colors, at Cleveland, June 24, 1978. Nicely composed photo by Robert Todten

Zanesville, OH Pennsylvania Railroad engine terminal, July 1939: click on the image for a 2000 pixel HumongOfoto®
Photographer unknown / from negative in Wx4 collection.




Photos © 2003-15, E.O. Gibson