4th QUARTER 2023: In this issue, we take a look at Rio Grande’s fleet of EMD SW1000s built between 1966 and 1968, a review of Rock Island GP40s rebuilt at Silvis Shops, and a look back at Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railways F-units in the 1970s and 1980s. All this and more in the 4th Quarter 2023 issue of Diesel Era!

Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railway 70s in the 1970s

Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railway 70s in the 1970s

Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railway’s fleet of streamlined EMD F-units lasted into freight service through the 1970s and 1980s.


Rio Grande SW1000s: D&RGW 140-149

Rio Grande SW1000s: D&RGW 140-149

A detailed photo gallery of Denver & Rio Grande Western SW1000s 140-149, built by Electro-Motive Division between 1966 and 1968.


Metro-North Railroad Debuts Third Wrapped Locomotive from Heritage Series

Metro-North Railroad Debuts Third Wrapped Locomotive from Heritage Series

The Metro-North wrap pays tribute to New York Central, the predecessor railroad that operated on the Hudson and Harlem lines.


Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Donates Alco S-2 to Rochester Museum

Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Donates Alco S-2 to Rochester Museum

Former South Buffalo Railway Alco S-2 72 was donated to the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum by Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad.


Freight Car Classics: Conrail Boxcars

Freight Car Classics: Conrail Boxcars

A collection of classic Conrail boxcars inherited from six bankrupt railroads of the Northeast in 1976.


Rock Island GP40s

Rock Island GP40s

Information and images are currently sought in documenting Electro-Motive Division’s GP40 series


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