The ground vibrates as three big EMD 6-motor diesels hustle through Martinez, California, in preparation of crossing the Benicia–Martinez Bridge on their way east.
Westbound out of Truckee on a gloomy June afternoon in 1986, #9264 is running against the current on the normally Eastbound #2 track.
With a CEFX leaser up front, the TP&W comes back to Remington at sunset.
All aboard! Here is an eastbound Espee freight crossing the ATSF/UP mainline, at the site of the former West Colton tower. Not sure why this crew member was hopping aboard this train, but it does ... (more)
Eastbound manifest passes under the signal bridge just north of town. This lead unit, was fitted with a "dog leg" or "L" shaped engineers side windshield. Unique to the Espee.
Eastbound piggy back train passing through the signals at Ordway, Ca
DGNO 4017, a GP40 originally bullt in 1966 as NW 1338, splices a pair of SP-painted tunnel motors as they pull a manifest east through Arriba on the Kyle Railroad.
CEFX 9282 keeps a steady pace eastbound after picking up a load of cars from the UP in Limon, CO. Colorado is a beautiful state, but once you get east of the Colorado Springs airport, you may as ... (more)
The Southern Pacific lives! Sort of. If you don't have a time machine, you can still catch nearly pristine SD45T-2s in Southern Pacific speed lettering on the Kyle Railroad! Here the former SSW... (more)
With the low setting sun putting an end to the last day of the second month, Terminal's hump job keeps shoving back, with an all ex-SP consist.
DMIR 409,408 are southbound near Zim with loads from the Fairlane plant headed to Proctor. At the time the Fairlane plant was producing two to three loaded trains a day.
DMIR 405,403 are southbound near Zim with loads from the Fairlane plant headed to Proctor. The clean power was typical for the DMIR into the 90's.
Three big C-C EMD's shove back into the yard, working the Hump Job.