An eastbound coal train has just exited the east portal of the Moffat Tunnel. The tunnel was finished in 1928 and is 24 feet high, 18 feet wide, and 6.2 miles long over the continental divide. Th... (more)
SP 8568 leads Rio Grande 3156 and another SP unit westbound down the eastbound main at the Cienega Creek Bridge. Usually westbound trains take the long bridge over the Cienega Creek and the eastb... (more)
SP 7413 has stopped east of the Irvington Road crossing due to congestion in the Tucson yard. As it waits, the conductor gives a roll-by to an eastbound manifest led by Cotton Belt 9376.
Two F-M switchers at College Park in San Jose.
Entering Newhall yard with a string of open auto racks.
Being serviced at the San Jose sand and fuel rack.
Still in black widow paint working Newhall yard
One of the hotter trains on the Shasta Route in the 80s was the CZLAT, which carried paper barged to Portland from a Crown Zellerbach mill in Camas, Washington. Here, a manifest has been put away... (more)
SP 8377 sits in the dead line at Taylor yard after being involved in a derailment. Besides the side and cab being damaged, note that part of the plow is complete gone. Plenty of damaged units in... (more)
A lumber drag laden with Oregon Douglas Fir curves along Willow Creek on the Siskiyou Line.
In a light rain, SP 9337 West heads into the north siding at Woodford for a meet with an uphill. Until the 1980s, Woodford sported two through sidings, but then SP took out the connection to the m... (more)
After negotiating the loops at Crater, westbound empties pass Crater Siding; Rock Creek Canyon is just ahead.
A westbound lumber drag shuffles power at Midland, just out of Klamath Falls. The GE in the siding was extremely rare for the Oregon Division.
Led by a brand new Cotton Belt GP60, the Pacific Northwest Chapter NRHS's "Shasta Daylight 1990" excursion heads for Redding on the Black Butte Subdivision.
A pair of AC4400CWs wait to help take an empty hopper train up the Craig Branch for loading in the Yampa Valley coal fields.