A photogragher gets his shot.....
A trio of big '45 series EMDs lead an eastbound Rio Grande freight into Roper Yard in South Salt Lake. My hometown was more than 90 miles from Ogden, and the opportunity to witness anything Southe... (more)
West Meets West! Catching two trains in one photo isn't too unusual on California's Cajon Pass. But what was often confusing to those unfamiliar with the Pass is that one could see two tr... (more)
The rumbling of a pair of EMD prime movers ends the tranquil silence just west of Rockwood as GEXR train 432 rolls through.
Shot through the cab of Southern Pacific P-8 2467, Southern Pacific 6819 spends the day inside the museum's roundhouse.
A mix of SP and AT&SF power snake through the curves at Cable on this Eastbound "Oil cans", as this train was commonly referred to. The mid-train helpers are seen back in the train doing their par... (more)
SP 9206 East in Hiland siding with SP 8360 West passing. See more photos at www.railpictures.net/photos/slraven80/sets/72157631484841702/
Late in the day, an SP SD45T-2 leads an eastbound UP stack train from the ICTF up the constant 1.0 percent grade at Shawmut.
The 1979 Pacific Railroad Society "Mountain Outin" passenger special, with Amtrak SDP40F 518 and 517, is coasting down the short hill from Sandcut as it heads eastbound up Tehachapi Pass. Cotton ... (more)
The 1979 Pacific Railroad Society "Mountain Outin" passenger special, with Amtrak SDP40F 518 and 517, has stopped at west end of Woodford siding to meet SP 9327 East. Every vestibule and baggage ... (more)
Now that the mid-train helper set has been cut out, SP 9355 East has stopped after backing down to re-connect to the back half of its train while a westbound Santa Fe intermodal races by. The hel... (more)
GEXR 9392 Leads GEXR 432 by Georgetown with 2200 feet of train.
Southern Pacific SD45T-2 9177 leads Milwaukee Road SD40-2s 156, 174 and 168 through Sullivan's Curve on Cajon Pass. John Doughty photo, courtesy of Dan Wilkinson collection.
GEXR 9392 leads GEXR 432 by the 154 year old Georgetown train station. GEXR 9392 is a ex-Southern Pacific unit.
GEXR 432 proceeds east as it clears CN Peel.