THIRD QUARTER 2021: Welcome to Diesel Era, now published quarterly by White River Productions! In this issue, General Electric’s Landmark U25B series launches with Union Pacific’s diverse collection, Three Rivers Threesome by Gordon Lloyd, Jr., looks at Chessie-painted Alco S-series switchers, the second installment of Amtrak F40PH Phase II diesels, and Union Pacific’s new “We are ONE” 1979 appears in a photo essay by James Belmont. All this and more in the Third Quarter 2021 issue of Diesel Era!

Burlington Northern GP38X ex-Conrail (Penn Central) GP38s

Burlington Northern GP38X ex-Conrail (Penn Central) GP38s

Responding to a traffic increase in 1985, Burlington Northern acquired 35 former Conrail EMD GP38s originally built for Penn Central.


Norfolk & Western 1970s F-Unit Survivors

Norfolk & Western 1970s F-Unit Survivors

Norfolk & Western did not purchase F-units, but they inherited more than 100 cab units when they acquired the Wabash Railroad in 1964, working throughout the expanded system into the late 1970s.


Former EJ&E SD-M donated to Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum

Former EJ&E SD-M donated to Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum

Chesapeake & Indiana Railroad has donated former Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD-M 818 to the Hoosier Valley Railroad in North Judson, Indiana.


Tennesee Valley Railroad Museum receives rare Fairbanks-Morse Diesel

Tennesee Valley Railroad Museum receives rare Fairbanks-Morse Diesel

The Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum announced the donation of Fairbanks-Morse “Baby Trainmaster” H-16-66 no. F3060 from the Tennessee Valley Authority.


Chessie System Freight Cars

Chessie System Freight Cars

Chessie System rolling stock was among the new looks introduced in the 1970s.


General Electric’s Landmark U25B: Wabash and N&W

General Electric’s Landmark U25B: Wabash and N&W

Wabash bought 15 General Electric U25B diesel locomotives. A look at these U-boats is coming in Diesel Era.


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