A Southern Pacific B30-7 'baby boat' leads the MRVRO train into Roper Yard as viewed from the old (and soon to be demolished) 21st South bridge on March 14, 1998.
Looking like a portent of things to come, an eastbound Southern Pacific train with mixed SP/UP power descends Cajon Pass at Blue Cut, California. At this point, the ultimately failed SP/ATSF merge... (more)
SP 8313 leads a colorful consist thru Clinton, Iowa in September of 1993. The train is on the Soo (ex-MILW) mainline.
A Roger Puta Photograph
Four Southern Pacific AC4400CWs muscle a westbound Union Pacific coal train through the snow west of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on May 5, 2001. Doesn’t look like May, does it?
An FM H-12-44 works the big bi-level commuter coaches at 4th & Townsend on a Saturday morning.
Led by new GE AC No. 335, a westbound SP coming off Donner Pass prepares to duck under the uphill track at Rocklin.
A Norfolk & Western (former Nickel Plate Road) yard scene in 1978 featuring a stranger from the West.
Southern Pacific AC4400CW motors navigate the Vasquez Creek fill east of Fraser, Colorado on March 28, 1997.
On a snowy January 13, 2001, a westbound Union Pacific coal empty passes the east switch at Winter Park, Colorado, powered by quartet of GE AC4400CWs—with a pair each of Southern Pacific and UP.
SP power for its Kentucky House Branch, Ione Branch, and local switching duties sits in the small engine facility just east of the main line in Lodi.
SD40 No. 8411 leads a westbound SP manifest under the signal bridge located about a mile south of Stockton Tower.
SP 7436 East exits tunnel 10 and winds its way through the multiple reverse curves between there and well beyond Marcel.
Adam gets a shot of a WC train on the BRC as WC Engineer Bill Beecher Jr smiles for the camera......Adam Farence Photo.
SP EMD and FM commute power idles on a weekend in San Jose waiting to resume commute duties on Monday morning.