A trio of SP AC4400CWs lead an SGVCC coal empty west along the Arkansas River near Princeton on Sept. 26, 1996.
Minutes after a crew change at Minturn, the OANSF meets brilliant fall foliage on the ascent to 10,424 ft. Tennessee Pass on Sept. 26, 1996.
SP 8313 leads a Kansas City to Oakland auto train along the Golden Bair Sheep Ranch in scenic Glenwood Canyon on Sept. 26, 1996.
Please trim about 1/2" inch from top and use a No. 2 clipper on the sides. Trim the sideburns as well.
After cutting out the helpers, Southern Pacific's NSGVC coking coal train departs 7440 ft. Soldier Summit the evening of Sept. 10, 1996. This would become my very last photograph of an SP train be... (more)
Southern Pacific's TASNC prepares to load 84 Trona coal hoppers at the Skyline loader in Eccles Canyon. The image was shot Sept. 10, 1996, the last day before the SP merged into the Union Pacific ... (more)
Southern Pacific's ASRVM climbs west through Price Canyon with a pooled Conrail C40-8W leader on Aug. 11, 1996. A pair of Rio Grande SD40T-2s were shoving on the rear of the 43 car mixed freight.
A Cotton Belt GP60 and six other EMDs pull an 84 car RVKCM through Spanish Fork Canyon on July 13, 1996.
A Chicago & North Western C44-9W leads an IPSNC through Spanish Fork Canyon on Sept. 21, 1996.
On Sept. 10, 1996, the last day before the SP merged into the UP, an RVASM climbs east through Gilluly with a trio of Rio Grande SD40T-2 helpers cut into the 72 car train.
After shoving the Coke Breeze from Helper to Soldier Summit, SP's Fifth Help overtakes the NSGVC on Sept. 10, 1996, the last day of operations prior to the merger with Union Pacific.
Southern Pacific's KCBAT departs Helper for Price Canyon and Soldier Summit on Sept. 10, 1996, the last day of operations prior to the merger with Union Pacific the following day.
Southern Pacific's KCBAT climbs through Price Canyon with a quartet of SP speed lettered SD45T-2s for power (SP 9400, SP 9392, SP 9331, SP 9328). The 83 car train was a sweet symphony of sights, s... (more)
After helping a late Amtrak California Zephyr train No. 6, the last new Rio Grande locomotive enjoys a little break at the beautiful D&RGW passenger station in Salt Lake City. Sept. 9, 1996