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Railfan Corner - part 1

Here are 30 photographs taken in the 1970's that remind me of a time when railroads were indeed "railroads", and not impersonal corporations. Most of the rolling stock, buildings and locations are now gone...

Great Northern caboose

Great Northern caboose - Klamath Falls

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy caboose

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy caboose - Denver

Western Pacific F7A

Western Pacific F7A - Stockton

Steam-era water tank - Cruzatte, Oregon

Steam-era water tank - Cruzatte, Oregon

Freight office - Minnow, Oregon

Freight office - Minnow, Oregon

Semaphores - Siskiyou branch

Semaphores - Siskiyou branch

First Southern Pacific double-stacks

First Southern Pacific double-stacks - Oakland

Burlington Northern center-cab switcher

Burlington Northern center-cab switcher - Klamath Falls

Denver and Rio Grande switcher

Denver & Rio Grande switcher - Ogden

Southern Pacific rear-end helper

Southern Pacific rear-end helper - Dunsmuir