The sixth through train on the reopened Modoc Line after the SP/DRGW merger reverses direction on Indian Camp Loop. This train is climbing from Likely to the summit at Sage Hen.
A westbound drag of lumber empties for Oregon descends the grade from Sage Hen summit on the Modoc Line.
An eastbound lumber drag on the Modoc Line is passing Crest siding in winter 1989. The temperature matched the population - 0.
SP GP30 5012 at El Paso, Texas September 11, 1979.
The SP got trackage rights over the Santa Fe side of things as a concession of the BNSF merger in 1995. Then the SP would run trains via the BN and the ATSF side thru places like Galesburg. Here a... (more)
New Southern Pacific GE C44-9W No. 8194 leads a southbound Wisconsin Central taconite ore train up Byron Hill at Byron, Wisconsin, on February 26, 1995. Trailing No. 8194 is an eclectic trio of EM... (more)
SP 9359 is in the shops getting serviced while SP 6639 has suffered a bent frame from a wreck. One is in good shape, the other is not.
Southern Pacific 4449 is working hard as it climbs Vincent Hill on its way to Los Angeles. I’ve read that the crew came very close to cutting in the tender booster to crest the grade. That’s a sig... (more)
Four tunnel motors and two SD-45s are in run 8 and they grind uphill over the bridge just below Tehachapi Loop. The Oil Cans train usually required at least 4 units on the point, with 5 to 6 unit... (more)
EMD/MK SD40M-2 No. 8650 and EMD SD45T-2s No. 9206 and 9264 pull a Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder past the Budweiser distribution center at 6th North and 5th West in Salt Lake City on Aug. 3, 199... (more)
With a mix of double stacks, auto racks, and general freight, SP SD40T-2 No. 8492, SP SD45T-2R No. 6850, and UP SD40-2 No. 3632 pull a Herrington, Kansas to Roper, Utah manifest freight through Ri... (more)
After the World’s Fair Daylight with Southern Pacific 4449 conquered the famed Tehachapi grade with the aid of a pair of diesel helpers, the stage was set for the real show to take place. T... (more)
Displaying the train number of the San Joaquin Daylight, Southern Pacific GS-4 4449 leads the World’s Fair Daylight toward Los Angeles.
The only two EMD hood units painted in the Daylight scheme, Southern Pacific SD45R 7399 and SD40E 7342, drift through Ansel, California. After helping the World’s Fair Daylight over ... (more)
Southern Pacific SD40M-2 8591 (SD45) exx-CSX 8920, ex-SBD 8920, nee-SCL 2020.