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Jim Vivian's Collection
 
9/25/2017
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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NS 8072
Title:  NS 8072
Description:  Coal blizzard, tidewater bound for Norfolk
Photo Date:  10/6/1990  Upload Date: 3/1/2017 7:09:46 PM
Location:  Waverly, VA
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  NS 8072(C30-7)
Views:  51   Comments: 3
Untouched tunnel motor
Title:  Untouched tunnel motor
Description:  DRGW SD40T-2 5404 eastbound leading UP trackage rights train 'I-HNCH' on the IMRL (MILW).
Photo Date:  3/2/2000  Upload Date: 7/27/2016 2:11:33 PM
Location:  Mount Carroll, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  DRGW 5404(SD40T-2)
Views:  88   Comments: 0
UP 2530 south
Title:  UP 2530 south
Description:  Rolling past Johnson Wax world headquarters or 'Waxdale' to the UP.
Photo Date:  10/11/1997  Upload Date: 1/9/2015 8:31:27 PM
Location:  Racine, WI
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 2530(C30-7)
Views:  165   Comments: 1
CSX 116
Title:  CSX 116
Description:  P900 meets #520 coming off the (PD/P&A) Pensacola branch. The passenger train was a special for AL Gov. Guy Hunt.
Photo Date:  6/17/1989  Upload Date: 1/8/2015 8:21:37 PM
Location:  Flomaton, AL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Bridge,Yard,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 116(FP7A)
Views:  299   Comments: 5
CSX 2521
Title:  CSX 2521
Description:  Leaving Pascagoula in its dust, 2521 is about to cross the Singing River.
Photo Date:  6/1/1988  Upload Date: 2/2/2015 2:58:04 PM
Location:  Gautier, MS
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 2521(GP38-2)
Views:  84   Comments: 0
BN 3115
Title:  BN 3115
Description:  This is the first time I ever saw and photographed any of the new GP50's. I was hooked.
Photo Date:  6/15/1985  Upload Date: 2/1/2015 5:45:52 PM
Location:  Chana, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 3115(GP50) BN 3117(GP50) BN 3114(GP50)
Views:  635   Comments: 5
BN 3120
Title:  BN 3120
Description:  Ballast eye view.
Photo Date:  12/13/1986  Upload Date: 2/1/2015 5:41:07 PM
Location:  La Grange, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BN 3120(GP50)
Views:  71   Comments: 0
BN 2030
Title:  BN 2030
Description:  Ex-GN hi-nose GP20 with dynamic brakes looked decent right down to the numberboards IMO
Photo Date:  3/16/1985  Upload Date: 2/1/2015 4:59:47 PM
Location:  Colona, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BN 2030(GP20)
Views:  118   Comments: 0
BN 3035
Title:  BN 3035
Description:  Northbound on the BN's "Peavine" (Galesburg-Savanna,IL) crossing the old Rock Island. (IAIS)
Photo Date:  3/16/1985  Upload Date: 2/1/2015 4:56:53 PM
Location:  Colona, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BN 3035(GP40)
Views:  136   Comments: 4
SP 8595
Title:  SP 8595
Description:  Not real '45's, but a decent imitation. Sun flares.
Photo Date:  8/14/1995  Upload Date: 1/16/2015 6:51:29 PM
Location:  Meriden, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SP 8595(SD40M-3)
Views:  146   Comments: 2
Miss Katy at dusk
Title:  Miss Katy at dusk
Description:  Eastbound 'Milwaukee Road' freight blows for the road crossing in the town of the same name.
Photo Date:  6/1/1983  Upload Date: 2/1/2014 2:17:15 PM
Location:  Genoa, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MKT 221(GP40)
Views:  208   Comments: 2
Last E5 in existence stretches her legs off museum property.
Title:  Last E5 in existence stretches her legs off museum property.
Description:  Double track to single, and pole line obscured by vegetation, this streamliner is nothing like the Milwaukee ever rostered.
Photo Date:  7/19/2011  Upload Date: 2/20/2012 1:38:30 AM
Location:  Davis Junction, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CBQ 9911A(E5A) CNW 411(F7A) CBQ 9255(SW7)
Views:  275   Comments: 2
SOO 4509 West
Title:  SOO 4509 West
Description:  Change is inevitable, better or worse. If the C&NW had been awarded the pared down MILW II, this would be the same as the CGW 2.5 miles south...gone.
Photo Date:  6/22/1996  Upload Date: 2/20/2012 1:36:28 AM
Location:  Davis Junction, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SOO 4509(GP38-2)
Views:  244   Comments: 2
BN 5478
Title:  BN 5478
Description:  Soon to be purged from the roster. Date approx.
Photo Date:  5/11/1985  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 2:14:48 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 5478(U30B)
Views:  261   Comments: 0
BN 3019 West, approaching Burlington Rd.,
Title:  BN 3019 West, approaching Burlington Rd.,
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/20/1985  Upload Date: 2/20/2012 2:15:54 AM
Location:  Oregon, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BN 3019(GP40)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
Non-standard equipment.
Title:  Non-standard equipment.
Description:  One of the only times I recall hearing a Hancock air whistle
Photo Date:  6/10/1984  Upload Date: 2/17/2012 5:06:03 PM
Location:  DeKalb, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CNW 430(RDC3)
Views:  555   Comments: 1
Chasing sunset on the "Sunset Route"
Title:  Chasing sunset on the "Sunset Route"
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/1/1992  Upload Date: 4/16/2012 4:34:00 PM
Location:  La Coste, TX
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  SP 9614(GP60)
Views:  222   Comments: 1
SP 7132 ascends the hill
Title:  SP 7132 ascends the hill
Description:  Former B&O 3709 charges west on the main after a meet at La Coste siding, population 2 at the moment.
Photo Date:  11/1/1992  Upload Date: 4/16/2012 4:34:45 PM
Location:  La Coste, TX
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  SP 7132(GP40R)
Views:  269   Comments: 1
Extra 401 West
Title:  Extra 401 West
Description:  Flying like a "Falcon"
Photo Date:  10/17/1985  Upload Date: 2/17/2012 5:10:24 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CNW 401(F7A)
Views:  545   Comments: 2
Hammering the diamonds eastbound
Title:  Hammering the diamonds eastbound
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/10/1984  Upload Date: 2/17/2012 4:36:57 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CNW 5098(GP50)
Views:  423   Comments: 0
NP ghosts: NP Engineer Bert Vivian and W class "Mike"
Title:  NP ghosts: NP Engineer Bert Vivian and W class "Mike"
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/30/1914  Upload Date: 4/4/2012 5:55:49 PM
Location:  Heron, MT
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Roster,Steam
Locomotives:  NP 1523(2-8-2)
Views:  440   Comments: 3
Howling west.
Title:  Howling west.
Description:  5604 heels to the curve and is 90 degrees curvature away from the teeth of old man winter.
Photo Date:  1/9/1985  Upload Date: 2/20/2012 7:35:31 PM
Location:  Ancona, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Winter,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  ATSF 5604(SD45)
Views:  305   Comments: 1
SP 8378 finds sunlight, eastbound
Title:  SP 8378 finds sunlight, eastbound
Description:  Using trackage rights on the BN's Mendota Sub., this TOFC's first trailer looks like a CO&E 'Pig Hogger'.
Photo Date:  4/7/1985  Upload Date: 4/16/2012 2:19:46 PM
Location:  Somonauk, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  SP 8378(SD40T-2)
Views:  206   Comments: 1
Indian summer on the Milwaukee Road.
Title:  Indian summer on the Milwaukee Road.
Description:  The 'Cotton Belt' has barely begun its Kansas City trek, heavy with auto parts just over 100 cars long.
Photo Date:  10/11/1983  Upload Date: 4/16/2012 2:02:42 PM
Location:  Elgin, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  SSW 7631(GP40-2) SP 8990(SD45)
Views:  316   Comments: 2
SP 7430 blasts eastward on the BN Mendota Sub.
Title:  SP 7430 blasts eastward on the BN Mendota Sub.
Description:  Duck & cover! (the lens!)
Photo Date:  1/10/1985  Upload Date: 4/16/2012 2:17:14 PM
Location:  Somonauk, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Winter,Action
Locomotives:  SP 7430(SD45R)
Views:  226   Comments: 1
Charging the hill
Title:  Charging the hill
Description:  The consist should be able to maintain 40mph on their 100+ car train as they start up 'Bender Hill".
Photo Date:  7/1/1984  Upload Date: 4/16/2012 2:15:51 PM
Location:  Fairdale, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SP 7853(B30-7)
Views:  179   Comments: 1
SOO Extra 702 West's brakeman snagging flimsies
Title:  SOO Extra 702 West's brakeman snagging flimsies
Description:  After switching Figi's cheese on a mild Sunday morning in December, 702 beats a hasty retreat westbound.
Photo Date:  12/15/1984  Upload Date: 4/14/2012 2:03:21 PM
Location:  Marshfield, WI
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 702(GP30) SOO 4437(GP38-2)
Views:  231   Comments: 1
SOO 404
Title:  SOO 404
Description:  Basking in the sun between assignments.
Photo Date:  6/24/1984  Upload Date: 4/14/2012 5:16:33 PM
Location:  Marshfield, WI
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Roster,Station
Locomotives:  SOO 404(GP9)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
SOO 775
Title:  SOO 775
Description:  Idle in front of the roundhouse on an early Saturday morning.
Photo Date:  6/16/1984  Upload Date: 4/14/2012 1:53:47 PM
Location:  Stevens Point, WI
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  SOO 775(SD40-2)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
SOO 4401
Title:  SOO 4401
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/24/1984  Upload Date: 4/14/2012 5:26:03 PM
Location:  Marshfield, WI
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  SOO 4401(GP38-2) SOO 719(GP30)
Views:  396   Comments: 0
Crew change on the Milwaukee.
Title:  Crew change on the Milwaukee.
Description:  It's sunset at Portage as an eastbound manifest's head-end crewman checks the time.
Photo Date:  6/25/1984  Upload Date: 4/4/2012 7:54:01 PM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Station
Locomotives:  MILW 195(SD40-2) MILW 200(SD40-2)
Views:  254   Comments: 2
MILW 144 blows west
Title:  MILW 144 blows west
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/25/1984  Upload Date: 3/13/2012 4:40:45 AM
Location:  Davis Junction, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MILW 144(SD40-2)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
MILW 30 West
Title:  MILW 30 West
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/22/1984  Upload Date: 3/13/2012 4:41:38 AM
Location:  Davis Junction, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Station,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 30(SD40-2) MILW 28(SD40-2)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
MILW 30 West
Title:  MILW 30 West
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1986  Upload Date: 3/13/2012 4:41:37 AM
Location:  Kirkland, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MILW 30(SD40-2) MILW 28(SD40-2)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
'America's Resourceful';doing what it does best.
Title:  'America's Resourceful';doing what it does best.
Description:  Hauling 100+ car freights at what had to be close to 50 mph plus (recalling some pacing sequences) on right of way with scant ballast, kicking up the dust. Oddly enough there seems to be an abundance at this particular spot, I don't recall a (then) recent derailment here-abouts) Only 30 plus years ago already!
Photo Date:  10/20/1981  Upload Date: 3/13/2012 4:41:37 AM
Location:  Kirkland, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 18(SD40-2) MILW 141(SD40-2) MILW 182(SD40-2)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
MILW Extra 148 East
Title:  MILW Extra 148 East
Description:  An otherwise unremarkable farmers private crossing, this spot was one of three that immediately come to mind where you could park within walking distance to monitor signal aspects
Photo Date:  3/15/1985  Upload Date: 3/12/2012 6:14:07 AM
Location:  Kirkland, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 148(SD40-2) MILW 159(SD40-2)
Views:  237   Comments: 1
MILW Extra 358 South
Title:  MILW Extra 358 South
Description:  A trio of GP38-2's bypasses the EJ&E's west leg of the interchange
Photo Date:  1/1/1986  Upload Date: 3/9/2012 3:36:38 AM
Location:  Rondout, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 358(GP38-2)
Views:  234   Comments: 1
MILW Extra 359 East
Title:  MILW Extra 359 East
Description:  Under the ICG's "Iowa Division"
Photo Date:  7/7/1985  Upload Date: 3/9/2012 3:42:04 AM
Location:  Genoa, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 359(GP38-2)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
IC caboose, at the ICG depot, for the CMSTP&P depot museum arrives
Title:  IC caboose, at the ICG depot, for the CMSTP&P depot museum arrives
Description:  647 eases to a stop in front of the IC depot to make the cut behind the IC side-door caboose and make the spot
Photo Date:  10/13/1983  Upload Date: 3/10/2012 8:04:33 PM
Location:  Genoa, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Roster,Station
Locomotives:  GMO 647(GP35)
Views:  263   Comments: 1
"Triple Nickels"
Title:  "Triple Nickels"
Description:  Service track power east of the roundhouse
Photo Date:  4/22/1984  Upload Date: 3/10/2012 4:48:46 PM
Location:  Nahant, IA
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  MILW 555(SD10) MILW 708(SW1200)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
MILW 101A & FP/SD45's-out of sight, out of mind; until the price of scrap steel increases
Title:  MILW 101A & FP/SD45's-out of sight, out of mind; until the price of scrap steel increases
Description:  Overflow parking in the grass-Green St. style.
Photo Date:  6/12/1982  Upload Date: 3/9/2012 12:42:57 AM
Location:  Bensenville, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  MILW 101A(FP7A)
Views:  529   Comments: 2
Sunning on a Sunday afternoon.
Title:  Sunning on a Sunday afternoon.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/22/1984  Upload Date: 2/19/2012 4:35:10 PM
Location:  Homewood, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  GMO 528(GP30)
Views:  248   Comments: 3
Hiawatha in flight
Title:  Hiawatha in flight
Description:  The GP40's & SD40-2's that got this treatment led the Milwaukee Road into the Soo Line with panache!
Photo Date:  6/16/1985  Upload Date: 2/20/2012 1:32:47 AM
Location:  Davis Junction, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  MILW 2066(GP40) MILW 2033(GP40) MKT 226(GP40) MKT 501(Road Slug) MKT 227(GP40)
Views:  1317   Comments: 8
Short time
Title:  Short time
Description:  The code lines will be gone within a months time in this scene on a humid morning at W. Carter, IL
Photo Date:  6/20/2011  Upload Date: 2/20/2012 2:48:01 AM
Location:  Polo, IL
Author:  Jim Vivian
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  127   Comments: 2


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