Prior to UPs massive order of SD70M and SD70M-2s the locomotive fleet to a large extent subsisted upon weary Southern Pacific locomotives. Ex-SP SD40T-2 No. 8243 has been given a UP treatment as i... (more)
A Union Pacific freight approaches Blue Mountain Drive grade crossing west of Clay, Colorado, on April 14, 2001. Three EMD SD40T-2s and a UP GE AC4400CW power the westbound train, with Rio Grande ... (more)
Four tunnel motors and two SD-45s are in run 8 and they grind uphill over the bridge just below Tehachapi Loop. The Oil Cans train usually required at least 4 units on the point, with 5 to 6 unit... (more)
With a mix of double stacks, auto racks, and general freight, SP SD40T-2 No. 8492, SP SD45T-2R No. 6850, and UP SD40-2 No. 3632 pull a Herrington, Kansas to Roper, Utah manifest freight through Ri... (more)
With the Sangre de Christo Mountains providing a snowy backdrop, an eastbound Rio Grande DEGX coal train curves towards Texas Creek, Colorado, on April 23, 1984. Tunnel Motor (SD40T-2) No. 5362 le... (more)
Two former SP Tunnel Motors lead the eastbound Kyle Railroad train from Limon into the town of Burlington, Colorado along the former Rock Island on December 12, 2016.
A battle-worn Southern Pacific SD40T-2 leads a 102 car MDVRO train through Price Canyon at Castle Gate on Aug. 26, 2000.
The crew of this Eastbound coal train has apparently stopped along the way to cut down their Christmas trees!
This Public Service loaded coal train is pulling into No. Yard.
Southern Pacific SD40T-2 8503 was the lead engine on the Westbound APLAA when it didn't stop, ran out the West end of the siding and into the side of the Eastbound LADAT.
Apparently the 8503 was ... (more)
The light fades away ending another day on the high plains as CORP SD40T-2 No. 4075 and Kyle SD45T-2 No. 3098, both former SP tunnel motors, lead eastbound Kyle train "KYLLISA" (Kyle fro... (more)
On Christmas Eve 1987, Rio Grande train No. 142 climbs through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.
Rio Grande SD40T-2s No. 5354, 5347, 5401, 5345, and 5349 assist the MDVRO train down a 2% grade through Detour in Spanish Fork Canyon on July 22, 2000.
Southern Pacific 8337 heads East down Cajon Pass through snow showers.
SU-99 waits for a crew at the west end of the MC Yard during the blue hour. It was good to see a tunnel motor leading in place of a more typical SD60.
It's a sunny morning on December 12, 2016, as CORP SD40T-2 No. 4075 and Kyle SD45T-2 No. 3098, both former SP tunnel motors lead Kyle Railroad train "KYLLISA" as it traverses the span ov... (more)