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RailPictures.Net Photo: FEC 411 Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC) EMD GP40-2 at Jacksonville, Florida by TJ Mahan

RailPictures.Net Photo: FEC 411 Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC) EMD GP40-2 at Jacksonville, Florida by TJ Mahan

Philadelphia & Western "Red Arrow Lines"  interurban Brill "Bullet"

Philadelphia & Western "Red Arrow Lines" interurban Brill "Bullet"

Chicago & Alton "Abraham Lincoln". #50, a pioneer Baltimore & Ohio passenger diesel and a set of lightweight passenger cars. The diesel, originally a boxcab, was given a "shovel nosed" streamlined shroud.

Chicago & Alton "Abraham Lincoln". #50, a pioneer Baltimore & Ohio passenger diesel and a set of lightweight passenger cars. The diesel, originally a boxcab, was given a "shovel nosed" streamlined shroud.

I'm betting this is one streamliner that few railfans here in the lower 48 have seen. This is the Alaska Railroads first streamlined train "AuRoRa". It was powered by two ex-Army ALCo RSD1's with special cab bodies. Like modern ARR trains the paint scheme was blue and yellow.

I'm betting this is one streamliner that few railfans here in the lower 48 have seen. This is the Alaska Railroads first streamlined train "AuRoRa". It was powered by two ex-Army ALCo RSD1's with special cab bodies. Like modern ARR trains the paint scheme was blue and yellow.

A brand new Santa Fe SD75M rests at Santa Fe's Hobart diesel facility awaiting it's first trip east.

A brand new Santa Fe SD75M rests at Santa Fe's Hobart diesel facility awaiting it's first trip east.

RailPictures.Net Photo: FEC 720 Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC) EMD SD40-2 at Miami, Florida by Dr Stefan Petersen

RailPictures.Net Photo: FEC 720 Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC) EMD SD40-2 at Miami, Florida by Dr Stefan Petersen

Texas & Pacific #100 Experimental Budd - Michelin baggage - coach, shown with coach trailer 150.  Similar to Reading Railroad #65. These experimental cars had rubber tires with flanges

Texas & Pacific #100 Experimental Budd - Michelin baggage - coach, shown with coach trailer 150. Similar to Reading Railroad #65. These experimental cars had rubber tires with flanges

In the early years of Amtrak service, when the Santa Fe was transitioning to a freight-only business, Amtrak was reliant on leased motive power for pulling its trains. The Santa Fe, wanting to differentiate their equipment that was to be used on the new Amtrak trains, began repainting the F7’s destined for Amtrak use in a new “Yellow Bonnet” scheme.

In the early years of Amtrak service, when the Santa Fe was transitioning to a freight-only business, Amtrak was reliant on leased motive power for pulling its trains. The Santa Fe, wanting to differentiate their equipment that was to be used on the new Amtrak trains, began repainting the F7’s destined for Amtrak use in a new “Yellow Bonnet” scheme.

RailPictures.Net Photo: FEC 805 Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC) GE ES44C4 at St. Augustine, Florida by Bob Pickering (BP)

RailPictures.Net Photo: FEC 805 Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC) GE ES44C4 at St. Augustine, Florida by Bob Pickering (BP)

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