A trio of Southern Pacific AC4400CWs lead an Intermountain Power to Skyline coal empty through Spanish Fork Canyon on Oct. 8, 1997. The dramatic background is courtesy of 10,689 ft. Loafer Mountai... (more)
Climbing Donner's long western slope, two new GE ACs haul eastbound coal empties toward Utah for another load.
SD9E No. 4380 leads an SP light helper around the Loop as it coasts down the hill to help another train.
The rear unit of a light helper breaks into sunlight momentarily before receding into shadow as it heads downhill below the Loop.
The Oil Cans grind upgrade out of Caliente toward tunnel 1 with a fickle sun over head.
A Southern Pacific manifest passes Universal Feeds as it heads east out of Colton, California, on a crisp January 1978 day. A quartet of six-motor diesels leads the train this day: SP SD45s 9073... (more)
A westbound SP manifest meets a Santa Fe freight in the hole at Rowan.
EMD power from Southern Pacific, Chicago & North Western and Motive Power Industries pull a 90 car MDVRO through Riverton on July 27, 1997.
SP Chino Local switching train in Ontario
Improvised helpers on the Hill... As a Southern Pacific eastbound was climbing the Tehachapis on January 20th, 1978, it stalled out at Bealville. So, a westbound descending the hill was s... (more)
SP 8262 West passes Stockton Tower.
An SP GP60 leads a westbound UP stack train on a rare move down Track 2, normally the route for eastbounds.
A pair of GP9s and big GE road power lead an eastbound road freight past San Jose Yard down the Coast Line.
A TR6 cow and calf work the southern end of the yard.
A westbound manifest pounds up the short but steep hill between Bena and Sandcut