Tennessee Pass was still a hopping place but rumors of its demise had us visiting with plenty of Kodachrome on hand in June of 1994. To top off the visit, the majority of trains were running with... (more)
Though Southern Pacific had already officially taken over, an encore for Denver & Rio Grande Western power was had on June 22, 1994, as the Denver, CO to Roseville, CA train 1DVROM-21 is seen appr... (more)
A Santa Fe 189 train accelerates after passing an MOW crew at the west end of tunnel 1. SF30C No. 9530 is still wearing her distinctive paint from the failed SP-Santa Fe merger of the mid-1980s.
A pair of Illinois Central GP40Rs and a GP10 lead hot intermodal train I01 through Jackson, MS and across the KCS former MidSouth Railway line. Scanned from my K25 slide.
In the 1990s, Conrail's Lehigh Line and Harrisburg Line were normally visited by freshly re-manufactured units from the Morrison-Knudsen plant at Mountain Top, Pennsylvania. A large order for Sou... (more)
Two ex-ATSF GP39-2s layover between assignments at the Willamette & Pacific enginehouse in Albany. The facility is affectionately known as the "squarehouse."
FORT SUMNER NM June 21 1986 -- On the longest day of the year Santa Fe GP35u 2964 (ex-TPW GP40 1000), SD45u 5408 and Kodachrome SD45-2u 7217 are eastbound over U.S. 60 with a TOFC train. EMD built... (more)
Two of the first ex-ATSF units repainted by Willamette & Pacific lay over at WPRR's Albany Yard.
Nevada Northern prepares to leave Ely yard in great morning sunlight. The train would then head west for a large group of photographers during the 2017 annual weekend photo charter.
Now just feet remaining inside New Mexico, the K-36 swings around the several S-Curves near Hamilton's Point and its train obediently follows on the way to Antonito.
Locomotive: CTS 484
Man life was good back in early 2000's. Someone from UP thought it was cool to get most of the DRGW tunnel motors and placed them in Helper, Utah. It was a railfan's delight. Here a trio of helper... (more)
FORT SUMNER NM Sept 25 1988 -- Santa Fe B40-8 7418, SD40-2 5064, SD45-2u 5808 and SD39 4003 have a TOFC train in tow on the Transcon.