Revised: 5 July 2017 Sean Hoyden photo of Central of New Jersey 1071 leading NS train 65V at Mifflin, PA

Railroad Salutes to Past & Present

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-- Canadian Pacific Salutes

Canadian Pacific 3084

(Richard Marchi photo)

Canadian Pacific 1401

(Tim Stevens photo)

Vancouver Olympics

(Colin Arnot photo)

"Strathcona's Horse"

(Colin Arnot photo)

-- CSX Salutes

CSX Clinchfield

(Charles Bogart photo)
CSX had initially applied commemorative logos to 12 different locomotives, 10 of which can be viewed here. CSX 4364 no longer wears a Clinchfield sticker and 7376 has been sold.
-- Norfolk Southern Salutes

Central of Georgia 8101

(Scott Williams photo)

Central of New Jersey 1071

(Jim Kleeman photo)

Conrail 8098

(E.M. Bell photo)

Delaware Lackawanna & Western 1074

(Sean Hoyden photo)

Erie 1068

(Chris Starnes photo)

Erie Lackawanna 1700 (Casey Thomason photo)

Illinois Terminal 1072

(Matt Holman photo)

Interstate 8105

(Jim Kleeman photo)

Lehigh Valley 8104 w/ Revisions

(Jim Kleeman photo)

Lehigh Valley 8104 (as first painted)

(Steven McKay photo)

Monongahela Rwy 8025

(Jim Kleeman photo)

New York Central 1066

(Keith Latimer photo)

Nickel Plate 8100

(Jonathan Guy photo)

Norfolk & Western 8103

(Jim Kleeman photo)

Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line

(Mike Castellow photo)

Norfolk Southern 8114

(Michael Harding photo)

Penn Central 1073

(Jim Kleeman photo)

Pennsylvania 8102

(Michael Harding photo)

Reading 1067

(R. Craig photo)

Savannah & Atlanta 1065

(R. Craig photo)

Southern Railway 8099k

(R. Craig photo)

Southern 3170 donated to museum

Virginian 1069

(Michael Harding photo)

Wabash 1070

(Zach Pumphery photo)

First Responders 9-1-1

(Brock Dishner photo)

Veterans 6920

(Casey Thomason photo)

Go Rail

(Frank Orona photo)

Training First Responders

(Casey Thomason photo)

-- Union Pacific Salutes

Chicago & Northwestern

(Ed Weisensel photo)

Denver & Rio Grande Western

(David Schaaf photo)


(Robert Whitenight photo)

Missouri Pacific

(David Miller photo)

Southern Pacific

(Andrew Robb photo)

Western Pacific

(Andrew Robb photo)

George W. Busch 41st President

(Craig Walker photo)

Boy Scouts of America 100th

(Craig Walker photo)

Breast Cancer Awareness

(Craig Walker photo)

Olympic Torch Relay

(David Stewart photo)

Salt Lake City Olympics

(Craig Walker photo)


(xxx photo)

A special note of thanks goes to Michael Richmond for his efforts in identifying, assembling and gaining permission to use many of the above images. Our thanks also goes to Joseph Bishop who has maintained a list of 150th Anniversary wrapped VIA locomotives (on

All images on this website are used with the photographer's permission.

-- Other Notable Railroad Salutes

Watco's Ann Arbor

(R. Craig photo)

Chesapeake & Ohio Commemorative

(Michael Sullivan photo)

Pan Am's Boston & Maine

(Kevin Burkholder photo)

Pan Am's Maine Central

(Michael Berry)

CM&Q's Bangor & Aroostook

(Kevin Burkholder photo)

FEC Cancer Awareness

(Kevin Burkholder photo)

Indiana Rail Road Veterans Salute (Jim Pearson photo)

Indiana Rail Road 25th Anniversary (Jim Pearson photo)

Rock Island (Erik Rasmussen photo)

Rock Island (Matthew Vickinovac photo)

Lake States 25th Anniversary

(Kevin Burkholder photo)

Maryland Midland Pride

(Jim Johnston photo)

Paducah & Louisville Veterans

(Both photos by Jim Pearson)

AC&Y Commemorative

(Fred Stuckmann photo)

P&WV Commemorative

(Fred Stuckmann photo)

Ohio 200th Anniversary

(Fred Stuckmann photo)

Illini Terminal

(Rich Jacobson photo)

Vermont Rwy 50th

(Craig Walker photo)

WSOR - Grow Wisconsin

(Jeff Hampton photo)

Wisconsin & Southern 30th

(Jeff Hampton photo)

Wisconsin & Southern 35th

(Matt Diestler photo)

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Indiana RR "Thank you 1st Responders"

(Pat Sweeney photo)

METRA 40th

(Keith Pokorny photo)

Custom-painted Tribute Locomotive Roster

Owner Locomotive Model (& Date) Bldr S/N Painting Notes
CM&Q Bangor & Aroostook 9017 SD40-2F (1/88) GMDD A4823 BAR (grey/red/black) colors; loco is ex-CP 9017
Florida East Coast FEC 425 GP40-2 (8/90) EMD 796325-1 "Breast Cancer Awareness" schrme
FEC 436 ES44AC (11/14) EMD 33752 "Breast Cancer Awareness" scheme
Indiana Rail Road INRD 4005 SD40-2 (7/80) EMD 786256-92 "Veteran's Salute
Iowa Interstate Rock Island 513 ES44AC (9/09) GE 59431 Early Rock Island "Rocket" scheme
Rock Island 516 ES44AC (11/14) GE 62988 Rock Island (maroon & yellow) scheme
Maryland Midland MMID 2060 GP38-3 (10/1967) EMD 33349 Stenciled "MMID Pride"; re-#d from 300 to 2060
Norfolk Southern

Heritage Series

Savanah & Atlanta 1065 SD70ACe (5/12) EMD 201165730-001 S&A "Tuxedo" scheme
New York Central 1066 SD70ACe (5/12) EMD 201165730-002 NYC lightening scheme
Reading 1067 SD70ACe (5/12) EMD 201165730-003 Yellow & Green scheme
Erie 1068 SD70ACe (5/12) EMD 201165730-004 Erie scheme
Virginia 1069 SD70ACe (5/12) EMD 201165730-005 Yellow & black scheme
Wabash 1070 SD70ACe (5/12) EMD 201165730-006 Blue & grey scheme
CNJ 1071 SD70ACe (5/12) EMD 201165730-007 Central of New Jersey blue & orange scheme
Illinois Terminal 1072 SD70ACe (5/12) EMD 201165730-008 Illinois Terminal green w/yellow scheme
Penn Central 1073 SD70ACe (5/12) EMD 201165730-009 Penn Central black scheme
DL&W 1074 SD70ACe (5/12) EMD 201165730-010 Delaware Lackawanna & Western scheme
E-L 1700 SD45-2 (11/72) EMD 7381-1 Erie-Lackawanna grey & maroon scheme; loco is ex-Conrail 6654 < nee E-L 3669
N&PBL GP38-2 (2/73) EMD 72627-5 Loco wears Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line's traditional red and maroon colors; ex-NS 5260 < Conrail 8044 < nee PC 8044
Monongahela 8025 ES44AC (10/10) GE 58862 Monongahela scheme
Southern 8098 ES44AC (2/12) GE 60752 Southern green & grey scheme
Conrail 8099 ES44AC (2/12) GE 60753 Conrail blue scheme
Nickel Plate 8100 ES44AC (2/12) GE 60754 NKP black w/ yellow scheme
Central of Georgia 8101 ES44AC (2/12) GE 60755 Central of Georgia blue/grey/orange scheme
Pennsylvania 8102 ES44AC (2/12) GE 60756 Pennsylvania tuscan red scheme
Norfolk & Western 8103 ES44AC (2/12) GE 60757 Norfolk & Western blue scheme
Lehigh Valley 8104 ES44AC (2/12) GE 60758 Lehigh Valley maroon scheme
Interstate 8105 ES44AC (2/12) GE 60759 Interstate "popsicle" scheme
NS (original) 8114 ES44AC (3/12) GE 60768 Norfolk Southern orange scheme
PanAm Boston & Maine 77 GP9 (6/57) EMD 23236 "Boston & Maine Heritage livery
MeC 52 GP9 (12/57) EMD 23224 "Maine Central Heritage livery
Union Pacific

Heritage Series

Missouri Pacific 1982 SD70ACe (5/05) EMD 20046610-71 "Missouri Pacific Proud Heritage"livery
Western Pacific 1983 SD70ACe (5/05) EMD 20046610-75 "Western Pacific Proud Heritage"livery
MKKT 1988 SD70ACe (5/05) EMD 20046610-88 "Missouri-Kansas-Texas Proud Heritage"livery
D&RGW 1989 SD70ACe (5/06) EMD 20046610-98 "Denver & Rio Grande Western Proud Heritage"livery
C&NW 1995 SD70ACe (5/06) EMD 20056723-99 "Chicago & North Western Proud Heritage"livery
Southern Pacific 1996 SD70ACe (6/06) EMD 20056723-100 "SP Proud Heritage" livery; loco re-# from 8523
Union Pacific 2001 & 2002 SD70M (8/01) EMD 996168-155 & 156 "Olympic Torch Relay" and "Salt Lake City Olympics" livery
Union Pacific 2010 AC45CCTE (5/09) GE 58712 "Boy Scouts of America 100th"
Union Pacific 4141 SD70ACe (6/06) EMD 20046610-115 "George W. Bush 41 President" livery
Union Pacific 7400 ES44AC (3/09) GE 58643 "Breast Cancer Awareness" livery
Vermont Railway System Vermont 311 GP40-2LW (4/16) GMDD A3437 50th Anniversary scheme
Watco Ann Arbor 3879 GP38 (10/69) EMD 35431 AA Orange scheme W/ large boat logo
Wisconsin & Southern WSOR 3928 GP39-2 (4/76) EMD 756126-15 "35th Anniversary" scheme
WSOR 4030 SD40-2 (6/74) EMD 73661-5 30th Anniversary scheme
WSOR 4053 SD40-2 (8/75) EMD 756126-12 "Grow Wisconsin" scheme

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