After a long, productive career, five members of SP's fleet of SD7s sit quietly in the yard awaiting disposition.
At dusk, Rio Grande GP40-2 No. 3090 idles in the company of other EMDs. Here she'll be fueled and sanded.
Sure, it Looks Ratty ...... But it would look a lot better without the UP patches. The former Southern Pacific 4813, a May 1980-built GP38-2, now wears the number Union Pacific 576... (more)
A Faux SD38-2Working the hump at Union Pacific's JR Davis Yard in Roseville, California, is "SD38-2" 2841, named for Vencil Brown. This repowered SD40-2 began life in Apr... (more)
A Grande Lash-UpThe early days of merged railroads are often interesting, as a wide variety of railroads and paint schemes show up far from their old homes. Such was the case in Ro... (more)
Southern Pacific SD40M-2 8591 (SD45) exx-CSX 8920, ex-SBD 8920, nee-SCL 2020.
Rebuilt SP Alco C630 No. 3148 sits outside the shops in early morning light. A big Alco in these parts is a rarity, since power assigned to Roseville is almost exclusively EMD.
A run-though vehicle train off the NS at Kansas City approaches the east end of Roseville Yard after coming over Donner Pass.
View of the engineer's controls and gauges in SP SD7 No. 1521.
Mechanics Cash and Ross prepare to install a new power assembly into the prime mover of an SD40M-2. This particular locomotive was built by M-K using an SD45 shell.
SP SD7 No. 1521 has just received a new governor in the shops.
April 8, 1990: At Roseville, CA, a conductor on this eastbound Southern Pacific freight walks to the head end as the brake test is being completed on his train. Shortly, these big SD45Rs will powe... (more)
#4268 departing from Roseville Yard to Oakland
Thirty-Three Years of Service to the SPRetired from the Southern Pacific roster on January 8th, 1987, SW900R (some call them SW900Es, but I'll defer to what Joe "Mr. Espee"... (more)