The Conrail SD50 makes a colorful appearance in a classic SP lashup of the 1990s working the last mile of the western slope of Cajon Pass. And how short a SD40-2 can look...
Southern Pacific's RODVM grinds its way east through Gilluly with 52 cars for Denver. The lead nine cars are Difcar air driven side dumps, purchased in 1984 for maintenance of way service on the R... (more)
A consist of howling tunnel motors drags a hefty eastbound manifest up the torturous grade just west of Caliente.
SP 6051 and AMTK 281 greet visitors to the California State Rail Museum on National Train Day 2013.
Skirting San Pablo Bay the Louisiana World's Fair Daylight was in the early stages of its legendary trip from Portland (OR) to New Orleans.
Early in the morning, SP SD7 No. 1524 sits just outside the Roseville Shops.
Interior cab view of old wooden SP snow dozer-flanger now on static display at Train Mountain Railroad Club grounds.
Ready for the Pass: Two Southern Pacific AC4400CWs show off their clean scarlet and gray colors in a moment of sunshine at Minturn, Colorado, on September 5, 1995. Ten of these beasts will lift a ... (more)
an SP transfer job was westbound between yards in San Antonio with a full crew sitting out in the Texas heat
With a clear stack, SP 4449 crosses the Sacramento River as it nears Dunsmuir with the returning World's Fair Daylight.
Southern Pacific 2-6-0 No. 1744 leads Deer Creek Scenic's Santa Claus Express through an icy landscape at Deer Creek Dam near Wallsburg. The 1744 was built by Baldwin for the SP in November 1901.
A Union Pacific coal train led by two Southern Pacific GE AC4400CWs climbs toward Tunnel 1 on a crisp January 6, 1998. The mouth of Coal Creek Canyon is in the background of this snowy scene just ... (more)
Two new GE ACs lead a westbound manifest downhill through Applegate.
In desperate need of repair and a new paint job, SP 8283 sits outside of the diesel shops in Roseville.
After being turned, new tunnel motors back to their train, bound for Bakersfield via the Palmdale-Colton Cut-off.