Southern Pacific EMD SD45T-2R No. 6826 leads a westbound freight at Wilmot, Arizona, on April 21, 1990. The train is waiting on a new crew—note how the locomotive is “tied down” with a stick in fr... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Mid-train helpers on the "Oil Cans" A Roger Puta Photograph
During some early autumn colors, an eastbound Southern Pacific coal train climbs the steep west slope of Colorado’s Tennessee Pass out of Minturn at a location once known as Rex on September 8, 19... (more)
An eastbound Southern Pacific coal train climbs the west slope of Colorado’s Tennessee Pass at Pando on September 8, 1992. Two SP SD45T-2Rs (Nos. 6867 and 6854) are assisted by BN SD40-2 No. 8125 ... (more)
The standard 5 unit set of 6 axles are pulling hard as they lead the SB Oil Cans over the Tehachapi Loop. The second unit is SP SD45T-2R #6815 followed by a VMV lessor and 2 more SP's.
Descending into Palmdale
SSW #6874 is all but history at this point