Two big DGNO gensets switch Reunion Yard as Amtrak No. 22 passes.
On a beautiful afternoon in July 1973, a pair of ex-NP "torpedo boats" idles at the BN engine facility in Auburn, WA.
In June 1996, UP ran an Officer's Special to inspect their purchase: The Southern Pacific Railroad. Here the train heads east near Shed 10 on Donner Pass with a spotless 90MAC and AC6000 for power... (more)
SP Alco RS32 No. 4008 switches Sharpe Army Depot in Lathrop, CA. The sun's about to go down, and 4008 keeps working so as to clear the main for an approaching eastbound.
Ex-CB&Q E8 No. 9949 makes a station stop at Vancouver on the point of a Portland-Seattle train. Note the crew talking with someone on the platform.
A long DGNO transfer works Cadiz Yard, with its train extending all the way past Forest Avenue.
Milwaukee Road electric locomotives Nos. E29 and E82 sit quietly at the railroad's Deer Lodge engine facility awaiting their next assignment.
After sundown, a Santa Fe eastbound makes its way up the edge of the Sacramento Wash at Yucca.
Early on a beautiful January morning in the City, SP FM No. 2355 switches bilevels for the leisurely weekend commute schedule.
Light power races westward across the Tehachapi Valley as an eastbound manifest fades into the distance.
An eastbound UP stack train passes Reunion with the beautiful Dallas skyline for a backdrop.
TRRA GP38-2 No. 2008 backs to its train as 2011's conductor boards his. In the background, northbound UP coal empties head back to the mine.
Road power switches Nahant Yard early in the morning after fresh snowfall.
Doing their weekend chores, all three of SP's GP40-2s haul a pig train eastward through Stockton. Come Monday morning, they'll be back in their regular service hauling "commutes" on the ... (more)
Sacramento Northern and WP switchers gather at the engine facility. In just a few short months, all these switchers will be in a line awaiting "disposition" following the UP merger.