Ex-SP 4364 with special move of a transformer.
Originally the unique visitors in the center caught the attention of my lens but some 20 plus years later it is the string of MRL SD9s and geeps on the left that draw my eyes. The relatively fresh... (more)
The first time I have seen a train on this bridge and it was a winner! 5399 is painted in Black Widow colors and is ex-SP 4364.
The "Train of Lights" Excursion has returned to Niles Canyon in time for the holidays! Here, the Southern Pacific 5472 sits at Sunol Depot waiting for passengers to board the train that ... (more)
Rain surrounds Southern Pacific SD9 #4572 as she rests at the Niles Canyon Railway's Sunol Depot during the 2014 Train of Lights operations.
SP 5472 sits at Sunol as passengers board the Train of Lights
SP 5472 leads the Niles Canyon Train of Lights through Brightside heading to Sunol
An empty grain train led by BNSF SD60M 9278 sits in the siding at Warner while the Galesburg-Barstow local pulls alongside on the mainline with BNSF SD9 6143 leading. Both trains waited here for ... (more)
Five C&S SD-9s of Train 75 pick up reefers of San Luis Valley potatoes from the D&RGW interchange at Walsenburg, Colo. to take them to Texas.
The former Southern Pacific 5399 is seen hauling loaded woodchip cars north into the town of Lebanon after switching a couple mills north of Sweet Home.
I was pretty excited at age 18 to be using my new 35 mm Canon TL/QL with probably my first roll of color slide film. The family had travelled to Duluth to celebrate the 4th of July, and Dad let me... (more)
ex-SP 4364, restored by Lavacot Locomotive Works
A group of "Cadillacs" with no work to do on a cloudy Independence Day.
The Albany & Eastern's Jamboree Excursion is seen crossing a field on it's way to the town of Sweet Home.