Ore train OMIGV climbs out of the Arkansas River Valley and is just a few miles short of the summit tunnel on the top of Tennessee Pass. The swing helpers are visible, and there are two more AC's ... (more)
SD40-2r 7370, a B30-7 and a B39-8 lead a westbound past the salt flats at Cochise, Arizona.
An eastbound waits in Olga siding as the first of four westbounds it will cross here approaches.
Four beautiful Fairbanks-Morse diesel locomotives sit on the roundhouse tracks at SP's very active roundhouse in Bayshore, CA. The Bayshore facility, now just a distant memory, sat astride SP's Pe... (more)
Sporting the Kodachrome paint scheme, SP 6356 sits in the Phoenix yard on another hot July day.
Railfans and the general public take time to look over the Southern Pacific 6051 as it shines in the sun at the San Diego Railfair. It isn't very often that a Southern Pacific Daylight E-9 showed... (more)
Brand new SP 7100 has stopped for a crew change in the Tucson yard. The SP 7100 was rebuilt by Morrison- Knudsen, and is on its first run to the west coast.
Eyebrows on a Snoot? Someone had a little fun by wiping off the dirt on the nose of SP 8387 to create "eyebrows". SP 8387 is leading an eastbound manifest up the steep grade in the San... (more)
SP 5110 needs some paint touch-up on the nose as it sits in the diesel service area in the SP West Colton yard.
28 years ago today, SP 8266 leads six other EMD locomotives west up the steep grade near Chamiso Siding. Interesting to note that all seven locomotives are facing the same direction.
Ah, the goo... (more)
As the bay window caboose of an eastbound SP passes us, we can see SP light power approaching in the distance.
A brilliant sunset over Cajon Pass as Southern Pacific "snoot" 8381 waits in the helper spur at Dike for the next westbound train to push over the Cajon summit.
SP 771 stands tall in Grapevine, TX.
Top Ten of 2017. With 2017 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.1. When it was announced late in 2016 that Southern Pacific 4-8-... (more)