SP SD45 7514 at Roseville, California SP yard.
At sunset, a pair of SP SD7s switch cars near the middle of huge Roseville Yard. SP's SD7s had a marvelously successful career, having been built in 1951, and surviving to the very end of SP's exi... (more)
The former Cotton Belt loco now UP patched leads a row of idle power at the Roseville yard.
Locomotive mechanics Cash and Ross make the final preps on a power assembly before installing it in an SP SD40M-2. The installation will take close teamwork and skill to insert the big assembly in... (more)
In the morning, UP power sits outside the shops. No. 567 has spent considerable time fighting snow on Donner Pass.
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.