The rear unit of a light helper breaks into sunlight momentarily before receding into shadow as it heads downhill below the Loop.
A westbound SP manifest meets a Santa Fe freight in the hole at Rowan.
An SP PTLAF rounds the Tehachapi Loop not long after sun-up.
I was surprised to see a tunnel motor here
MNA's Carthage-bound freight has just left UP's Neff Yard and is making a run up Independence Hill on the Sedalia Sub. At Pleasant Hill, the train will join home rails to continue south. The consi... (more)
An SP Tunnel Motor leads a UP unit and others as an eastbound freight exits tunnel 9 and begins climbing the Tehachapi Loop.
Shortline Motive Power Westbound GEXR Train 431-22 is on the approach to Guelph with a short 4,100 ft but heavy train, leading this assortment of power is GEXR 3054 (SD45T-2), followed by ... (more)
Southern Pacific #6819, an EMD SD45T-2R "Tunnel Motor", sits parked next to Sacramento Northern SW1 #402 inside the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento.
SP freight rounding the Caliente curve, descending from the Tehachapi Mountains
Southern Pacific's KCBAT departs Helper for Price Canyon and Soldier Summit on Sept. 10, 1996, the last day of operations prior to the merger with Union Pacific the following day.
Southern Pacific's KCBAT climbs through Price Canyon with a quartet of SP speed lettered SD45T-2s for power (SP 9400, SP 9392, SP 9331, SP 9328). The 83 car train was a sweet symphony of sights, s... (more)
An EMD SD45T-2 leads Southern Pacific's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder through Riverton the evening of Aug. 23, 1996.
Westbound on the former Chesapeake & Ohio mainline, former Union Pacific SD45 No. 3634, now CITX No. 2811 leads a westbound grain empty through St. Albans with a genuine EMD consist.
Tough winter day on the Kyle—5 A Kyle plow extra is heads west plowings snow at Levant, Kansas, on January 2, 2007. The train is powered by two former Southern Pacific, now CEFX EMD SD4... (more)