Flying high over the Crooked River bridge on a sunny fall day, what could be finer than a beautiful streamliner?
A typical mid-'70s Southern Pacific lash-up - a trio of SD45s and a U33C - pass the Colton Tower, which controls the crossing of the SP and the Santa Fe (over which the Union Pacific has trackage ... (more)
An SP tunnel motor is panned as it leads an eastbound CSX coal train through Jasper, VA, on NS trackage rights. A gradual onslaught of CSX AC units eventually ended the diversity of foreign road u... (more)
The UP is starting to replace searchlight signals this year but for now, a searchlight protects the west end of Hersey siding.
On May 12th, 1981, Southern Pacific 4449, a GS-4 class 4-8-4 (owned by the city of Portland, Oregon), leads a short officer special eastbound through Mojave, California, after conquering the cross... (more)
An Unpatched Southern Pacific AC4400CW, Number 177, Leads Union Pacific Train MALFWX 02, a Frac Sand Train Bound For Texas. Here the Train is seen Heading Southbound on Union Pacific's Chester Sub... (more)
Espee's train #98 the COAST DAYLIGHT being serviced and crew change at San Luis Obispo. Alco PA-1 #6063 former Texas & New Orleans (SP)#204 unit renumbered in 1959. Photo taken from my slide coll... (more)
A unique consist of a rebuilt Southern Pacific SD40, Santa Fe GE, Illinois Central SD70, and NRE (former Seaboard System) EMD bring a mixed freight past the Joliet Amtrak station. Tom Golden phot... (more)
After meeting a train at Hersey, MADMCS is on the move again.
Southern Pacific used to paint engines in the open-air on the turntable whisker tracks at Los Angeles' Taylor Yard until the mid 70s. U25B 6709 is in chromate primer on July 22, 1973.
With SDP45 3209 - Photographer Unknown
RRGNMS heads east with SP 177 and patched UP 6210 leading the way.
Seemingly forgotten two vintage water cars sit at the Guadalupe yard rusting away. The numbers are SP MW 5486 and 6503.