Rio Grande SD9s 5312, 5306, and 5310 kick a cut of cars at Roper Yard on Aug. 11, 1979.
Pulling a string of cars of dimensional lumber from the Weyerhaeuser Co. Santiam Sawmill.
A pair of SD9s bracket Southern's only SD7 as they bring a transfer by what's left of the Southern station on their way to Norris Yard in Irondale. The Crescent was daily north of Birmingham,but ... (more)
A special move of a transformer in a siding as the "Albany Hauler" passes. The power for the Hauler was RFRX 4202 4201. The hills in the background are the Coastal Range. We are in th... (more)
Are you sure you want to work for the railroad? Being a switchman in BN’s 31st Street Denver Yard with SD-9 6217 on January 15, 1987 probably wasn’t an enviable job. Is it quitting time yet?
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.