SP274 climbs the 3% at Mitchell in a driving rain storm.
A pair of new GE AC4400CWs lead Southern Pacific's Roseville to Kansas City manifest on the former D&RGW at Riverton, Utah. This RVKCM had 102 cars, was 6632 feet in length, and was moving along a... (more)
A powerful severe thunderstorm is about to hit the SP Tucson Yard engine facilty. This time exposure captures 6 bolts. The bolt on the left hits less than a quarter mile away. I release the shutte... (more)
SP 8524 has just departed the East switch at Wooford, crossed Tehachapi Creek and his heading for Tehachapi Loop with the Eastbound "Oil Cans".
Featuring a mix of Santa Fe and Southern Pacific engines, the Eastbound "Oil Cans" crosses over itself as it traverses the famous "Tehachapi Loop".
SP296 passes thru Pando, Colorado. Winters are long at these elevations....
SP125 battles Tennessee Pass on a stormy August afternoon 1996.
SP274 approaches the 3% at it roars up the Eagle River Canyon .
SP141 sucks in as much oxygen as it can find at this high altitude near Tennessee Pass. RUN 8 and flanges squealing this train will make the climb.
You can tell by the rusty coupler that the SP 350 is brand new! A fine three pack of GE AC4400CWs lead the second section of a Geneva Steel to Coop coal empty east through Spanish Fork Canyon whil... (more)
The SP had track rights over the BN from Kansas City, MO, to Chicago, IL, due to the merger. Here a loaded ore train with 3 AC's rolls south of Abingdon heading towards West Quincy for next crew c... (more)
With an E9 and two E7B's, SP's eastbound "Golden State" Train 2 steps along smartly at Olga, Ariz. on Sept. 8, 1964.
Four Alco PA's rev up to yank S.P. Mail 21 west out of the fueling stop at Carlin, Nevada on April 23, 1964.
On March 5, 1993, Southern Pacific train KCOAF (with GP60 9606) passes the helpers of train OACHF with GP40-2 no 7245 on the rear, in Soda Springs, CA.