Even after 18 years of tough service on the railroad, as evident by the paint damage, the Southern Pacific speed logo still looks pretty good but is only a major overhaul away from being painted o... (more)
Urban reuse. Build in 1912, Railroad Square has managed to avoid the wrecking ball and now serves as a multi-use facility for local commercial business. A former T&NO caboose sits where track use ... (more)
An SP manifest climbs Cherry Hill near Kaysville via trackage rights on UP's Salt Lake Subdivision.
Southern Pacific's EUCHQ dives into Blue Cut in Spring Glen on Sept. 5, 1994.
A rebuilt EMD/MPI GP40M-2 squeals through Grant Tower in Salt Lake City. The flashy SP 7132 is dressed in new 'speed lettering' livery.
Southern Pacific's EUCHQ climbs through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon on Sept. 5, 1994.
Southern Pacific SD9 #5472 sits parked in Brightside Yard.
This great old Southern Pacific warhorse gets the award for the most faded paint finish. The B30-7 unit was being moved - hopefully to a brighter future (and paint job) and only spent a day in De... (more)
The tenant road--Santa Fe--is in the hole at Woodford to allow a westbound Southern Pacific mixed freight to roll downgrade from Tehachapi Loop on the main line. At the time, the SP was short on c... (more)
Southern Pacific "Cadillac" unit waits for the crew for the trip to Sunol. Note that 5472 has been decorated to add a holiday touch fir the "Train of lights" excursions. This is a 12-second night ... (more)
An unpatched Espee that I have been trying to catch for many months finally came through today... and in good light! SP 177 and 5 others bring 105 sand mtys east to Altoona.
2 of the 6 SD38-2's that SP owned, with slug 1000 made from a Alco Century unit, are seen pulling a string of cars back up the hump from the bowl.
Southern Pacific's Helper Local cruises west trough Provo with a GE B39-8 in the lead. The 8000 was built new by General Electric for the SP in Aug. 1987.
It appears the 'senior' member of this EMD duo is providing most of the pull as an SP manifest heads west through Woods Cross on UP's Salt Lake Subdivision. The 'youthful' SP 8559 is an SD40T-2, b... (more)
A Southern Pacific mixed freight heads east along UP's Salt Lake Subdivision at the old Viking Ranch in Kaysville.