SSW 9374 leaves Bakersfield,CA. headed for the Tehachapi Mountains and the Loop while a set of Santa Fe helpers heads into town.
SSW 9374 leaves Bakersfield,CA. headed for the Tehachapi Mountains and the Loop.
Cotton Belt 9374 with four units on the point four in the middle and two towards the rear struggles on the grade near Bealville,CA..
My one and only time at the "Loop" was one of the best California experiences ever.
SP manifest near Bealville,CA..
CEFX exSP tunnel motor plus four more units including two more exSP tunnel motors a rare GP40X and exSanta Fe 45-2 lead a healthy eighty five car train west toward the UP interchange at Limon, CO.
Some ex-SP Tunnel Motors have been added to the mix.
SP 6850 rolls into Helper with a visiting CSXT "baby boat" GE.
A big SD45T-2 leads a train near Tower 55.
A westbound manifest at Castle Crag siding
Southbound SP at Niles Tower.
Tunnel motor 9392, with its SP markings now sadly painted over, passes the new signals at Georgetown along with SD40-2 GSCX 7362.
A pair of Southern Pacific EMDs lead a 40 car Rio Grande manifest through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon. The SP 6793 is an SD45T-2, built by EMD as the SP 9203 in March 1972. It was renum... (more)