SP replica #1487 deadheads back to the Brightside Yard after a long and eventful day of excursions. SP 1487 is actually a former US Army unit turned SP replica.
SP 2472 is on the final approach to Sunol as it parallels scenic highway 84 with the 11am excursion in tow. This weekend would mark the end of GGRM steam excursions on the Niles Canyon Railway. Co... (more)
MMTB 648 waits to proceed into Car Barn 1 after making two streetcar trips at the Western Railway Museum
SP 3194 leads the train long hood forward as it arrives into Niles
The interior of a Pacific Parlour Car, a former Santa Fe Hi-Level Lounge converted to a first class experience for the Coast Starlight, features etched glass dividers with unique train logos.
SP 3194 smokes it up as it runs light out of Niles heading for Brightside
SP 2472 accelerates for a photo line at The Spot on what may very well be its final day of operation on the Niles Canyon Railway
SP 2472 rolls through Brightside on what may very well be its final day of operation on the Niles Canyon Railway
SP 2472 rolls across the bridge at Farwell on what may very well be its final day of operation on the Niles Canyon Railway
SP 2472 leaves Niles headed for Sunol on what may very well be its final day of operation on the Niles Canyon Railway
The rumble of classic EMD 645 power reverberates across the Searles Valley on a late summer afternoon as a Trona Railroad turn brings in another load of soda ash for processing. The train is passi... (more)
SP #2472 heads towards Sunol to pick up passengers for the first run of the day.
Rounding the horseshoe curve that is bisected by Tunnel 2, a westbound 69-car Santa Fe TOFC train descends the Tehachapi mountains on a clear May morning.
SP 1487 leads the deadhead back to Brightside after the last run of the day
SP 1487 rolls through Farwell bound for Niles with the last train of the day