At dusk in San Francisco, the "Daylight" drumhead shines proudly on the observation car at the end of the Worlds Fair Daylight. The observation, dressed up in Daylight colors to punctuat... (more)
Pacific Northwest NRHS's "Shasta Daylight 1990" special is around a mile from its station stop at Redding, where passengers will detrain to spend the night. After the passengers detrain,... (more)
Smoking it up as they climb the East side of Beaumont Pass, this Westbound train with SP B30-7 7847, D&RGW GP40 3131, Cotton Belt/SSW B30-7 7776, Conrail SD40 6340 and SP B36-7 7769 was taken in D... (more)
SP 8549 leads a train heading towards Santa Fe Jct. in March of 1995.
Espee's first two SD70Ms lead the PTPCX west on the Shasta Route. At Dunsmuir, a helicopter would follow the train down the Sacramento River Canyon to obtain images for advertising media.
On a fine late spring morning, the Grants Pass Turn switches out the Croman Corporation sawmill on the south side of Ashland. The flashy SD first out would be back in town three months later - but... (more)
The conductor and brakeman on the Corvallis Local ponder their future as the train arrives at Dallas. In less than three months, Willamette & Pacific took over operation of the Dallas Branch.
The distinctive "snoot" nose of SP 8370 is on full display at the West Colton diesel service area.
Late on a fall afternoon, the Copic Local arrives at Worden siding on the Shasta Route with several cars for the grain elevator.
A tired looking tunnel motor and mates lug a long train of lumber empties up the Modoc Line toward Oregon.
Big SP road power rests at Ashland, awaiting the next call to lug a train over the Siskiyous.
Pausing in downtown San Diego, the Los Angeles based private cars "Overland Trail" and "Pacific Trail" cool their heels in front of the original, ATSF depot here prior to makin... (more)
A lumber drag crests Siskiyou summit on the hallowed Siskiyou Line.
After unloading guests at Siskiyou siding for a bus trip back to Ashland, the "Sunset" enters Siskiyou Line Tunnel 13. An SP official next to me dryly observed, "I sure hope the D'A... (more)