On a hazy September afternoon, a hot eastbound pig train trundles through the SP-Santa Fe diamonds as it heads for Portland, OR.
Southern Pacific/Texas & New Orleans Railroad F9(A) 610 with F9(B) 722 and F9(A) 723 all upgraded from F3 A and B units. The T&NO Houston shop rebuilt 35 A and 20 B units in 1959-1960.
Mechanics work on SDP45 No. 3200, which sits among FM Trainmasters and switchers. Bayshore is the maintenance and repair hub for FMs on the SP.
SP 335 rolls past what is left of a record 14+ inches of snow in North Texas back in Feb 2010.
Four years ago yesterday, the Oregon Rail Heritage Center opened up in Portland, Oregon, officially giving the public an legal interactive setup to view the city's three steam engines in one locat... (more)
An SP hogger has just turned a consist of new SD40T-2s, with the class locomotive in the lead.
Southern Pacific MK Rail SD40M-2s No. 8623 & 8630 and UP SD60M No. 6121 lead an 83 car MDVRO down the 2% at Gilluly on a sunny Feb. 19, 2000 afternoon. The 8623 was built Santa Fe SD45 No. 1835 in... (more)
The engineer working Southern Pacific's Roper to Grand Junction manifest freight looks over his shoulder and inspects his train passing through Riverton with 70 cars on Aug. 26, 1994.
Kodachrome you give us those nice bright colors.... SP 7566 in the Kodachrome scheme, leads a colorful consist along Hwy 50 near Texas Creek on the Tennessee Pass line in June of 1989. Alas, this ... (more)
SD9 No. 4360--a frequent sight on Tehachapi--leads a westbound SP manifest down the steep grade at Woodford.
An SP manifest grinds up hill in run 8 past the Santa Fe Tunnel 1 on Cajon Pass. The SP and tunnel are now distant memories.
In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the American Freedom Train reunion the 4449 was steamed up and a private charter for Members of the AFT was put together to head to Oaks Park.
A special run was made for the American Freedom Train reunion. SP 4449 steams along the Oregon Pacific down to Oaks Park.
SP SD7 No. 1521 has just received a new governor in the shops.