This is most of the resplendent roster of this now moribund railroad. Believe it or not inside they are in pretty good condition but the owner says they run just as well without paint. The railr... (more)
Former GM&O, ex-ICRR, ex-IAIS units were here and seemed to have taken over for the most part.
The first rays of the sun catch this locomotive which began on ACL, became SCL and wound up out here where the sun will soon heat the air to 105 and no rain has fallen for months.
Pearl Harbor Day finds this rather generic switcher as the only unit under power at this interesting little operation.
One of my favorite rebuilds is the GP10 with dynamic brakes. This one was a Conrail unit at one time.
After years I finally caught this GWI property out of the house and working and the sun was out and all was right with the world. Nice colors, huh?
Fan favorites, the on U-boats are showing the wear after all these years. This was the second unit but due to a switch that faces east they had to uncouple and run around their train.
This ex-Southern unit is from an early order as evidenced by its AAR B trucks. Later ones had FB-2 type.
Keeping Burlington Northern's route over Stevens Pass open during the winter months is hard work and requires locomotives, train crews, MOW employees and snow removal equipment to get the job done... (more)
This unit is actually the second unit on the westbound train which will go to Groveland and exchange trains with a train out of Lyons. Due to an east facing switch they are obliged to run around ... (more)
Yet another SP alumnus has found a home. This line would later become part of Gulf & Ohio's empire and is now owned by the almighty GWI.
In its original configuration, this unit still sports two stacks. A later rebuild would leave some with one larger stack. I got to ride one at Ft. Bliss.