An SD-45 leads four GP-9s through the switches so that it can back on to an eastbound train, while to the left a westbound intermodal rolls into West Colton yard after coming over Banning Pass.
An SP freight follows South Bounder Creek westward approaching Tolland, CO and Moffat Tunnel.
As traffic passes on Interstate 10, SP 9733 West, a UP manifest, waits for a meet in the siding at Wymola. The headlights of westbound vehicles are lighting up 9733's uniform string of boxcars.
In a scene that looks like it is 1950, SP 4449 sits on track 5 at the Los Angeles Union Stations with a solid set of SP Daylight passenger cars. The train has just arrived after going over Tehach... (more)
SP 8799, now a camera car, sits near the diesel service facility in the West Colton Yard. Photo taken with permission.
A quartet of B30-7s, led by SP 7861 East, are in run 8 as they pull a heavy manifest up hill and past the signal tower at the Hinda Crossovers on Banning Pass.
SP 4449 and UP 8444 are racing each other up Cajon Pass at Tunnel #2. The SP 4449 would stop just around the curve due to an overheated bearing, ending what was one of the best races up Cajon Pas... (more)
OH BOTH! That is what people were yelling as both SP 4449 and UP 8444 showed up at the same time at Tunnel #1 on Cajon Pass. We could see the smoke plume from SP 4449 as it came around the corner... (more)
SP's loaded Oil Cans circle the Loop, with the head end passing over the last cars with near perfection. SD40R, No. 7300, the "class" locomotive for this SP rebuilt engine type, is leadi... (more)
SP 1518 rests at IRM.
Southern Pacific 7754 leads a former BN 6466 and a hot intermodal train through Tucson. The SP was power short and all sorts of pool power would pass through Tucson.
Southern Pacific 8492 east rolls by the signal tower at Wilmot while Missouri Pacific 3044 occupies the siding.
Southern Pacific EMD/MK SD40M-2 8582 (nee-CNW SD40 951) at Victorville, California.