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Green Diamond: 10032: Illinois Central Railroad: 1930s-1940s: Diesel Powered Lightweight Streamlined Train: 5-Car Set: No. 10032 "Green Diamond" Streamliner Train

Green Diamond: Illinois Central Railroad: Diesel Powered Lightweight Streamlined Train: Set: No.

The Milwaukee Road's class EP-3 comprised ten electric locomotives built in 1919 by Baldwin and Westinghouse. They were nicknamed Quills because of their use of a quill drive. Although they were good haulers and well liked by engineers, poor design and constant mechanical problems plagued them for their entire lives and they were the first of the Milwaukee Road's electric locomotives to be retired.

The Milwaukee Road's class EP-3 comprised ten electric locomotives built in 1919 by Baldwin and Westinghouse. They were nicknamed Quills because of their use of a quill drive. Although they were good haulers and well liked by engineers, poor design and constant mechanical problems plagued them for their entire lives and they were the first of the Milwaukee Road's electric locomotives to be retired.

Gulf Mobile & Ohio Ingalls Diesel #1900.

Gulf Mobile & Ohio Ingalls Diesel #1900.

(GP10(IC)).  Illinois Central  #8181    A diesel-electric locomotive built by the Illinois Central's Paducah shops using parts from   (EMD) GP7, GP9 or GP18 units.  Built  in 1976.

Illinois Central A diesel-electric locomotive built by the Illinois Central's Paducah shops using parts from (EMD) or units. Built in

Doodlebugs became a popular early motorized rail car used by the industry to reduce expenses associated with passenger operations on light branch lines.  Most were retired by the 1960s.

Santa Fe "doodlebug" originally built by the Brill Motorcar Company as a gas-electric 535 HP, the had major rebuilds in 1948 and when it was fitted with a diesel engine and components from Santa Fe's first passenger locomotive.

he Willys MB rail fitting above (called a “Short Cut”) was created because although many 3rd world countries had established rail systems, working roads were in short supply. This innovation was a success.

The Willys Jeep MB rail fitting above (called a “Short Cut”) was created because although many world countries had established rail systems, working roads were in short supply. This innovation was a success.

Winter snow in Indiana by Moffat Road

Rolling Prairie, Indiana, USA, photo by Mike Danneman. I grew up on a farm about 3 miles from RP.

https://flic.kr/p/CDwYy5 | Railroad Avenue is on the other side of town | A westbound Santa Fe train roars through Hanford, California on a summer morning.  Since the Southern Pacific was usually the first railroad into towns in California, the road along the SP was "Railroad Avenue," while the street paralleling ATSF was usually "Santa Fe Avenue."

https://flic.kr/p/CDwYy5 | Railroad Avenue is on the other side of town | A westbound Santa Fe train roars through Hanford, California on a summer morning. Since the Southern Pacific was usually the first railroad into towns in California, the road along the SP was "Railroad Avenue," while the street paralleling ATSF was usually "Santa Fe Avenue."

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