Just a nice clean steam generator-equipped commuter unit.
The dreaded 3 Hs, hazy, hot & humid have hit the flat expanses of eastern Arkansas as this St. Louis bound freight roars thru. The motive power was a bit dated but not particularly noteworthy in ... (more)
Finishing its run from San Francisco is this nice looking set of equipment
Nice view of the additions made to add the steam generator onto a GP-40-2.
Nice looking "torpedo boat" brings an EB train over the bridge over West Santa Clara St. nearing the end of its run.
As I recall SP has just lost a big lawsuit, I believe in Arizona, and had gone nuts on the warning light thing so they had hung this light on the handrail and used and extension cord to power it. ... (more)
Rather large for a commuter train this one is coming in to it's last stop for the day. I always wanted to keep going.
This really filthy unit has just come off the 124 train and is heading for the house. SP must have really been trying to get the state to take over at this point. It worked.
Eastbound commuter rattles into it's terminal.
I always liked these "torpedo boat" units for their air tanks and rarity. There were only four, all built to haul the "El Monte" and relegated to commuter work in their last years. This one has ... (more)
WB commuter train #151 prepares to depart.
Looking remarkably "unreconstructed" this unit may have handled a commuter run earlier (not the missing number boards) but at this time she's leading a more prosaic life pulling a local. If there... (more)
Hard to believe but a year later CP 101 is no longer a symbol and a sd 40-2 leading an intermodel train is a sight that is no longer seen.
SOO 6022 leads a nice EMD lashup up to the depot for a crew change
After shoving a intermodel train into the Lakehead the inbound crew uncoupples the 8868 from the tail end of the train and takes it to the shops.