Following National Train Day, these museum collection pieces were moved from Santa Maria to the San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum.
Stormlight at Walong
Southern Pacific #9010, the last remaining German Krauss-Maffei ML4000C'C' diesel-hydraulic locomotive, poses for a mini photo shoot in Brightside Yard at the Niles Canyon Railway.
Some western hemishpere live steam on Memorial Day. GGRM's Pacific was chartered for some "engineer for an hour" kind of thing running into Niles Canyon from Niles. Thanks go to Dave Rot... (more)
SP freight crossing the Rio Grande River at El Paso, second unit is a Southern engine
UP interchange local heading to KCS Shreveport yard with two unpatched Espee's with a rare South Pacific 7666 leading
A rarely seen view of SP 4449
Southern Pacific GS-4 4449, known as "The Daylight", may well be the most photographed locomotive in the world. Even so, this one is different than most. This shot... (more)
SP #5472 is seen sitting at Brightside Yard as it waits for SP 1423 to move back where it was so the 5472 can switch around more.
I was assigned to train our Engineers on the new SP AC's on the Kansas City Line. SP AC's were assigned some of the coal trains we got from the SP at KC. The CP would soon be getting their first G... (more)
A June early morning found SP 4422 and 4365 along with classic SP bay window caboose tied up at Medford.
SP 9010 makes a photo runby on a clear summer-like day as the engine passes the unused semaphores. Note the "mars" light turned on and the photographer shooting from the cab of SP 9010. Guillermo ... (more)