Three ex-B&0 SD40s in Western Fuels/Escalante Western paint, lead an empty PEGS coal train up to Lee Ranch Jct to get loaded around 0800.
UP 1586 pauses as another yard job shove back into the yard track next to it.
Two CSX EMD units shove behind the cab of a 90-car unit coal train on NS trackage rights at Irondale, VA. This early April snow of '87 was clearly unseasonable, and particularly heavy, no matter w... (more)
Westbound Santa Fe climbing toward Tehachapi Summit near Cameron
UP 3021 is set up with another SD40 and an SD45 as a helper set at Pleasant Valley, Oregon. The consist is tucked in to the siding and coupled to the rear of a westbound freight headed for La Gran... (more)
A CN empty grain train begins its trip east from Boston Bar, BC in near blizzard conditions crossing Stoyoma Creek trestle high above the Fraser River. The pair of SD40s will be adequate to handle... (more)
ex CGW 406. Unit later became MKCX 9402 then FURX 3014 (SD40-2).
Ex-C&O 4617 rests in Cumberland Yard on a beautiful afternoon in August 1995.
The DW&P ran a holiday special for employees from 1977 through 1982 using equipment from the LSRM and Missabe. Here the train has arrived from Virginia and a pair of RS11s will hook onto the rear ... (more)
SP 7345 East is slowing down in preparation to have the helper set, led by SP 9019, cut in to their train and assist them up the hill to the summit on Banning Pass.
Before we were inundated with widecabs, this was the norm. CN 5049 & 5045 pass through what is now considered to be Bayview, at least as far as CN is concerned. To others who have spent countless... (more)
After getting fuel and a crew, S368 with an ex SP leader heads out of town east towards Cumberland.
EX Southern Pacific SD40 7336, now HLCX 6341, heads east along the Keystone Sub just east of Confluence.