The Oil Cans head east toward Ilmon with a rebuilt T-2 in the lead. Not long after this photo was taken, the train stopped, with tank cars directly below the photographer's location. On top of one... (more)
A monster westbound KYLE train out of Phillipsburg headed for Goodland was approaching a gang working at a washed out crossing west of the town Prairie View.
A monster westbound KYLE train out of Phillipsburg headed for Goodland was just getting under way at Stuttgart, KS, after waiting for a hyrail vehicle ahead to clear passing an old Rock Island 40 ... (more)
An SP ebd roils through twisting reverse curves as it battles the steady grade of San Timoteo Canyon.
With diesel exhaust blasting skyward and the early morning sun at its back, SP 9210 East attacks the grade and curvature at Cable Crossover.
At 6:30 a.m., two SP tunnel motors lead a westbound UP freight off the summit at Estrella. In the distance loom the rugged Maricopa Mountains.
Looking down the throat of Newcastle Tunnel, we see SP 9319 West coming down the original alignment toward the portal at the other end.
Very late in the day, a U33C with an L-shaped windshield leads a heavy manifest up the steep grade toward the Loop.
Early in the morning, an eastbound SP manifest roars out of tunnel 10 with the ground covered in varying shades of springtime grass.
The 9389, one of three different class of units SP painted up in a BiCentennial paint scheme to celebrate our countrys 200th birthday was leading an eastbound train in the City of Industry making ... (more)
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