A Southern Pacific GP9, built the SP 5800 by EMD in March 1959, awaits an assignment at the OUR&D yard in Ogden on July 25, 1980.
Vestiges of the old SP still haunt many places in California but are disappearing. These old water cars sit quitely in Guadalupe
SP coal train power at the CP Nahant Round House about a year before the sale of the south end of the CP in the states to the Washington Corporation.
SD45R 7492 leads the loaded "oil cans" just south of Mojave at Fleta.
Seven Southern Pacific GE B23-7's in the Cleburne, Texas SP yard April 08, 1983.
After the filming of "Tough Guys" in the LA Basin, 4449 and its train heads home to Portland via Cajon and Tehachapi passes. Here it is on the Palmdale cutoff, somewhere west of Victorvi... (more)
"Rosie The Riveter" working on Southern Pacific's # 2467 steamlocomotive in the California State Railroad Museum. The "Pacific" is shown in a workshop ensemble.
Operational E9 passenger diesellocomotive # 6051 of the Southern Pacific Railroad in the Daylight paint scheme, built in 1954 by EMD in a batch of 9 engins. Allowed the dieselization of the Coast ... (more)
Here we find a special unit in the North Yard - an unpatched Southern Pacific engine, which still retains the original SP markings nearly 18 years after the merger.
From Wikipedia "Southern Pacific 4294 was the last steam locomotive ordered new by Southern Pacific Railroad (SP). It was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in March 1944, and was used hauling SP's... (more)
An eastbound SP freight was climbing Beaumont Pass in San Timoteo Canyon near Redlands
SP freight at Caliente curve. Note the helper engine in the distance behind
At Alviso the 4449 and a short train head south toward Los Angeles for the 50th Anniversary of LAUPT.
SP freight rounding the Caliente curve, descending from the Tehachapi Mountains
The snow-covered Oquirrh Mountains provide a backdrop for an eastbound freight which is holding east of Smelter on the UP Lynndyl Sub.