Problems of overheating in exhaust-choked Sierra and Shasta tunnels led EMD and SP in the early 1970s to develop the SD45T and its predecessor SD40T. The answer turned out to be simple and elegant... (more)
Just days out of General Electric’s Erie works on June 28, 1964, and showroom fresh, Southern Pacific U50 8500 simmers under the El Paso sun, about to lend its considerable 5,000 hp to a westboun... (more)
TIBR's Silsbee yard job switches with a pair of former CN GP40-2LW's, while the Jasper-Silsbee Turn (far left, in background) prepares to head north after outlawing the day before.
A brand new UP SD70ACe leads a frac sand train southbound on its way for a crew change at Hearne.
Former CNW 8820 leads patched SP units on a grain train rolling thought the south side of Marlin Texas on its way to Houston Texas.
One year old RI 4583, Rock Island owned 18 GE 3000hp U30C's numbered 4582-4599.
An appropriate flower combination (Texas Bluebonnets and Indian Paint Brush) greet the Phase I Amtrak heritage unit on a beautiful spring evening.
Zooming in at 300mm the Del Norte Mountains make a nice backdrop as this stack train hustles east toward San Antonio.
Taking a short break after rail testing through Altuda siding I took the opportunity to prop my lens on the front window sill of Sperry Rail Service car 145 as an Eastbound stack train rapidly app... (more)
The Heartland Flyer begins its journey as the winter sun sets.
the Texas Eagle highballs out of downtown Dallas.
Brand new at the factory.
Rock Island freight with in the lead SD40-2 4795, the 2nd unit Southern Pacific GE U33C 8630 and a Rock Island F9Am 4168 ex UP 537 still in yellow near Saginaw, Texas February 1974.