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  1. N&W 1728

    N&W 1728

    Norfolk & Western SD45 #1728 makes up part of the consist of a train preparing to leave Portsmouth, Ohio.
  2. Kodachrome X 4

    Kodachrome X 4

    I'll have to research the date, but I do remember meeting Joe McMillan (McMillan Publishing)at this location, so I knew something special was coming. (I have a shot of Joe's cars somewhere, it had the plate # "SPSF") We both set up on the northwest corner of the McCook diamond. I've...
  3. A faded memory

    A faded memory

    7592 waits happily with 2 siblings while taking an air test. Its fate would come in just a little over 10 months.
  4. Hustle Muscle

    Hustle Muscle

    The GN 400, known as Huscle Muscle waits on the CP ready line at St Paul Yard. This is the first production SD45 from EMD.
  5. DMVW SD45 7517

    DMVW SD45 7517

    DMVW ex-WC SD45s 7517 and 7505 sit at Homewood waiting to be shipped to their new owner. Nice to see one get saved from the scrapper.
  6. Blizzzzzzzzzzzard


    NYS&W train BHX departs Binghamton, NY
  7. Maroon and Gold

    Maroon and Gold

    Wisconsin Central SD45 #7504 makes up part of the consist of Norfolk Southern train #349 as it departs the yard at Raleigh, NC.
  8. Well Look Who Came To Visit

    Well Look Who Came To Visit

    A beautiful looking 7527 leads 3 other units over I35W.
  9. WC 7581 sits at Homewood

    WC 7581 sits at Homewood

    WC SD45 7581 leads the deadline at Homewood. 7581 has recently lost its numberboards.
  10. HLCX 6523

    HLCX 6523

    HLCX #6523, an ex-ATSF SD45 helps pull a CSX train leaving Hamlet Yard.
  11. Colors


    CSX ES44DC #5339 and HLCX SD45 #6523 add some color to the front end of a train heading west out of Hamlet yard on a beautiful summer evening.
  12. A Beautiful Consist!

    A Beautiful Consist!

    2 one and only units tag along with WC 6920. Long Live the Wisconsin Central!
  13. WC 7518 sits in the deadline at Homewood

    WC 7518 sits in the deadline at Homewood

    WC SD45 #7518 sits in the deadline at Homewood along with CN GMD1 #1414, WC SD40 6001, and DWP SD40 5911. The other 2 DWP SD40s are also stored.
  14. On the way to the Yard

    On the way to the Yard

    WC 7495, a SD45, on the way to the yard in Green Bay, WI. The train is approaching the yard from the south, on the trackage that parallels the Fox River on Green Bay's west side.
  15. NW Highhood SD45

    NW Highhood SD45

    Back in the mid 1980s, seeing a NW unit in the Northwest was a rare sight. Nowdays NS power is on just about every other train. NW 1773 SD45 pauses at the UP Spokane engine facility in August 1985.
  16. WC Transfer

    WC Transfer

    3 units make the hill. Nice to see a pair of SD45's even if the IC is tagging along.
  17. NREX 6403 ATSF SD45

    NREX 6403 ATSF SD45

    NREX 6403 with just a slight patch job on its original ASTSF blue and yellow paint at Bayside Yard Everett WA May 2005.
  18. UP SD45 @Argo

    UP SD45 @Argo

    UP 3605 SD45 and a couple of SD40-2\'s run thru Argo Yard in Seattle in 1972.
  19. MILW SD45 4004

    MILW SD45 4004

    MILW owned 10 SD45\'s originally numbered 4000-4009 and later renumbered 6-15. The 4004 and 3 GP40s rest at Tacoma WA 1972.
  20. Long live the 45!

    Long live the 45!

    Four spotless MRL SD45s (SD45-2) on helper duty on Mullan Pass. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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