Not long after being delivered from EMD, SD40T-2 No 8356 leads an eastbound manifest uphill at Woodford.
SP 4449 sits dead quiet, on display in Oaks Park. In a few years, she'll be restored with her fires once again alive and well.
Southern Pacific 100, the first of 279 new GE AC4400CWs leads a Trona, California to Skyline, Utah coal train over 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on July 15, 1995.
Pictured is a funeral train of sorts, taken in Salt Lake City on Nov. 6, 1999. Twelve locomotives, retired from Union Pacific's active roster are pictured on a light engine move to Boise, Idaho. W... (more)
SP EMD SD40T-2 8321.
On the way to the cement plant.
SP style B semaphore signal at MP 1017.6 on the SP Tucson Division.
The MDVRO manifest freight chases the setting sun in Spanish Fork Canyon on Sept. 25, 1999.
Bloody Nose and KodachromeA pair of EMD SW1500s trundle through Dolores Yard in Carson, California, on November 3, 1986. Besides the obvious difference in paint schemes (2575 is on... (more)
Southern Pacific AC4400 #164 claws at the 3% grade and rounds Kindig's Curve. The big GE is less than 1 year old and still has a very shiny "Rudolf" nose. A storm front is appro... (more)
Only Two Units? How Very Un-SP-Like!A Southern Pacific westbound train arrives at the railroad's West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, on January 5, 1980. SP SD40T-2 8529 a... (more)
A Lot of Horsepower for a Transfer RunA quartet of six-axle Alco diesels (C628s and C630s) heads east out of the Southern Pacific's West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, on a... (more)
Classic Espee PowerWorking Southern Pacific's West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, is SP SD7E 1512. The engine originated as SP SD7 5315 (built in July 1953), and assigned ... (more)
Dirty Old Town ... er ... DieselBecause of the large number of tunnels (and snowsheds) found on the Southern Pacific, the railroad and EMD designed the SD45T-2 (and later the SD40T-... (more)
Cotton Belt IncognitoSouthern Pacific SD45T-2 9392, SP SD45 7477 and a Cotton Belt GP60 lead a westbound manifest through Union Pacific's Puente Junction in the City of Industry, Ca... (more)