Although the symbol of luxury rail travel in their day, these two cars look small compared to today’s gleaming behemoths that Amtrak uses. The bigger dome car named Grand Dome is SP 3604 and was ... (more)
SSW 9155 west is on the Palmdale Cutoff as the Caboose 25411 on the UP LAX 3568 east is below at Blue Cut. The two trains have been racing each other up the hill from the Devore/Dike crossing. I p... (more)
eastbound SP stack train entering the Dome Valley twenty five miles east of Yuma, AZ
a quartet of new B40-8's wait clear of a crossing near Dominguez Jct with a stack train for clearance to enter SP's large intermodal facility adjacent Dolores yard in Carson, CA
a trio of SP GP38-2's led an eastbound "Import Hauler" at Dominguez Jct on it's way to the large SP Intermodal Container Transfer Facility aka ICTF in Carson, CA
With a new EMD GP60 on the point, Southern Pacific's CHSZT stack train glides west through Mud Cut in Mapleton.
Southern Pacific #3194, a red and silver EMD GP9, made her inagural run during Spring Steam Weekend 2013! Here, she runs solo through the crossing at Brightside Yard chasing after the excursion tr... (more)
Climbing through Deen Tunnel on Tennessee Pass east of Pando, Colorado, on August 1, 1996 is a heavy Southern Pacific coal train. The 242-foot Deen Tunnel, sometimes also called Pando Tunnel, is s... (more)
a nice clean rebuilt SD40T-2 leads a pair of GP60's climbing eastbound into tunnel 2 in the Tehachapi Mountains near the west end of Bealville siding.
the "class" C415 sits in the engine tie up track at SP's Industry yard
Southern Pacific 9177 leads Milwaukee Road SD40-2 156, 174 and 168 south out of the Taylor Yard and along the "river" in Los Angeles. The train is waiting for a red signal to clear and will soon ... (more)
SP 2472 backs through Niles Canyon on the Springtime Steam excursions.
2472 charges upgrade toward Sunol.
Southern Pacific #2472, a beautiful Baldwin 4-6-2 Pacific, leads the Spring Steam Weekend 2013 excursion train through the crossing at Brightside Yard in Niles Canyon.
A Snowflake Special in the early morning light heading out of San Jose in the eastbay area