The World's Fair Daylight Has begin the attack of the Tehachapi's as it climbs between Caliente and Bealville. Lending an assist for the upgrade struggle are two of SP's Daylight-painted diesels, ... (more)
Santa Fe’s Train 2 San Francisco Chief now has a green signal to proceed at Woodford, Calif. after a 2-unit set of SP helpers got in the clear, headed back to Bakersfield. Soon the Chief will be... (more)
Southern Pacific AC4400CWs 194 and 215 pull a 75 car Roper to Chicago manifest through the upper Gilluly horseshoe curve on Aug. 31, 1996. A manned helper with two Rio Grande SD40T-2s (visible in ... (more)
Shortly after daybreak on March 20, 1972, Southern Pacific's "South Local" is spotted at Sierra Vista, AZ while the crew purchases goodies from the adjacent Dunkin' Donut shop (just off ... (more)
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Southern Pacific 2472, a Baldwin 4-6-2, leads the Niles Canyon Railway's Spring Steam Special through the Canyon at Brightside.
A stormy afternoon on Tennessee Pass. The thunder heard from the cut on Kindig's Curve however is a westbound coal load with 8 GE's and one EMD Tunnel Motor in Run-8!!!! Oh what a place it was!!!!... (more)
Southern Pacific 2472, a Baldwin 4-6-2 Pacific, sits idling at the Niles Canyon Railway's Sunol at the start of Day 2 of the Spring Steam Weekend.
Southern Pacific RSD-12 and RS-32 engines switch the north end of the OUR&D Yard in Ogden on Sept. 25, 1976. A lot has changed at this location in the past 39 years.
SP 2472 rolls past Vallejo Mills Park as it pulls its train back to Sunol on the Niles Canyon Railway
SP 2472 rolls through Brightside with the return trip of the first train of the day