Santa Claus delivered a brand new GE C44-9W to the Southern Pacific Railroad at Provo Yard on Christmas Day, 1994.
Southern Pacific's Kansas City to Roper Q-train heads west through the switch and the shifted load detector at Lakota Junction on a hazy Sept. 27, 1994 morning. With 20 years of urban sprawl and t... (more)
Southern Pacific's 68 car UT04L local roars east through American Fork while the SP 9609 awaits a relief crew on Dec. 17, 1994.
SP's Second Help waits patiently at Ironton for the ROGJM to pass through the crossover switches on Oct. 30, 1994. Soon dispatcher five will flag the SP 8565 onto the rear to shove the 106 car dra... (more)
Twenty years ago, Motive Power Industries in Boise, Idaho had ambitious plans to enter the locomotive market. On their maiden voyage from Boise to Southern Pacific rails in Ogden, MPI MK5000C unit... (more)
Southern Pacific's Skyline to Trona coal load arrives at UP's Provo Yard for interchange on Sept. 24, 1994. Meanwhile, a Union Pacific CDCMA coal train and a North Platte to Yermo manifest await d... (more)
A typical SP drag with a bunch of power slowly climbs to the top of Cajon Pass on the Palmdale Cut-off. This route into the LA Basin was built to route trains to and from the Sunset Route into Col... (more)
An SP SD7 (actually classed by SP as an SD7R, since it had an extensive rebuild at Sacramento Shops) waits for a signal at the east end of the yard at Roseville, CA.
Southern Pacific's Denver to Roper Manifest waits out a meet in the siding at Riverton on Aug. 26, 1994. The extended 123" nose SD40T-2 was built by EMD for the SP in May 1979 and retired from ser... (more)
A speed lettered SD45T-2 leads a 58 car Roseville to Alton & Southern (St. Louis) manifest through Utah County east of American Fork on Aug. 28, 1994.
Southern Pacific No. 2472 rests in the Santa Clara yard on a warm July night. The locomotive is in town to take part in the National Railway Historical Society convention based in nearby San Jose.... (more)
An MPI SD40M-2 and three EMD 'cinderblocks' lead a Eugene to Chicago Q-train east through Riverton on Aug. 23, 1994.
A Southern Pacific U-Boat rests at the shop of SP subsidiary Cotton Belt in Pine Bluff, Ark.
While thunderstorms pound the nearby Wasatch Mountains, a Southern Pacific Denver to Roper manifest departs American Fork siding on Aug. 14, 1994.
SP 9091 splits the lower quadrant semaphores as it switches the mill at Cottage Grove, OR. The train is northbound on the Siskiyou line heading toward Eugene Yard.