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M 22 Rockford, IL3653 viewsClass M switch engine 22 was photographed at the So. Winnebago Roundhouse in 1947. Photo submitted by Brian Landis.55555
(13 votes)
R-1 1385 Butler, WI667 viewsThis photo was taken while working third shift. It was the first time the 1385 arrived on the Butler ramp. The photo was taken with available light while holding the shutter open. The look of it reminded me of the brass model trains and was an accident that it turned out that way. I believe the photo was taken in the spring of 1981. Photo by D.Coleman44444
(6 votes)
J-4 2810849 viewsNo. 2810 was halted at an unidentified location. when photographed by P.H.Stringham. The 2-8-4 was one of twelve built by Dunkirk in 1927 and was scrapped in 1953. The photo is from Railroad Photographs but the date is unknown. Submitted by Edward J. Ozog.44444
(12 votes)
M-1 2021 Rockford,IL3653 viewsClass M-1 switcher 2021 at the South Winnebago Street Roundhouse in 1953. Photo submitted by Brian Landis.44444
(17 votes)
J 2367 Butler, WI2103 viewsAn eastbound freight, pulled by Class J engine 2367, is just north of the Hampton Avenue overpass. The 2-8-2 was photographed by Edwin Wilson, circa 1950. Submitted by J. H. Yanke44444
(6 votes)
D 1000 East Rockford, IL4948 viewsThis westbound passenger train is being pulled by a Class D locomotive at 7th Street. The true number, not 1000, is illegible. The photo was taken in 1953 and was submitted by Brian Landis.44444
(23 votes)
D 493 Rockford, IL3652 viewsClass D 493 and another Class D are doubleheading a passenger train over the Rock River at Rockford, IL in 1954. Photo submitted by Brian Landis.44444
(12 votes)
H 3031 Chicago, IL1007 viewsThe spoked drivers and frame outside the trailing truck reveal that the 4-8-4 has not been rebuilt and suggest the undated Chicago portrait by H.W.Pontin was made in the late 1930's. The Northern is one of 35 built by Baldwin in 1929. Submitted by Edward J. Ozog.44444
(5 votes)
H-1 3019 Tama, IA3238 viewsThis photo of Class H-1 3019 was taken by Ernest Sevde in 1950. The train is eastbound through the narrows fromed by the Iowa river and the bluffs of the Sac and Fox settlement in Tama, Iowa. Price collection44444
(22 votes)
H-1 3019 Butler, WI4355 viewsClass H-1 4-8-4 Northern 3019 is departing the south end of the yard at Butler, WI with its Proviso bound train. Circa 1955. Submitted by J. H. Yanke33333
(28 votes)
M-2 Manitowoc, WI1352 viewsC&NW M-2 switching the C&O car ferry at Manitowoc. This may have been the last time steam was used. The picture was taken by one of the local newspaper photographers. Photo date: circa 1955. Submitted by Rich Hanke.
(5 votes)
D 395 Chicago, IL713 viewsThe 4-4-2 was built by Schenectady in 1908, one of 91 purchased starting in 1900. All had 81" drivers for high speed operation. Photographed in Chicago, May 1954. From the collection of H.K.Vollrath who may have been the photographer. Submitted by Edward J. Ozog 33333
(6 votes)
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