Kyle Railroad SD45T-2s switch the Arriba, Colo. grain elevator as they work their way east on the former Rock Island mainline in eastern Colorado.
A Kyle Railroad freight works east on the former Rock Island mainline at Flagler, Colorado. The train spent the morning switching grain elevators along the former route of the Rocky Mountain Rocke... (more)
A KYLE road train is stopped briefly at Stratton with three SD45 tunnel motors.
A brace of six diesels hustle a Southern Pacific manifest freight through Santa Margarita, California, on January 12th, 1985. In just a few miles, this train will begin the steep descent down Cue... (more)
The engineer on the Cotton Belt 9284 is about to throw out a set of train orders to us as he thunders past with a ribbon rail train eastbound through San Timoteo Canyon.
Renumbered Cotton Belt 6884 works uphill through the reverse curves in San Timoteo Canyon.
Southern Pacific EMD SD45-2R No. 6830 leads a short work train into Tunnel 1 just east of Plainview, Colorado, on March 21, 1997. Much of the train is made up of Rio Grande flatcars loaded with ma... (more)
The north end of SP's (ex-Rio Grande) Roper Yard as viewed from 21st South Street bridge in South Salt Lake. This unobstructed view is unavailable today with construction of the Highway 201/Inters... (more)
Southbound arrives SLO from the north.
In the late 70's early 80's I take a weeks vacation from running trains and go riding trains. I really enjoyed the open Dutch Doors on the older equipment with the Cons permission of course.
Amtrak and the SP meet in Los Angeles,CA..
SP's SLO Yard and Engine facilities.
Tunnel Motors at SLO.