SP 2472 leaves Niles headed for Sunol on what may very well be its final day of operation on the Niles Canyon Railway
The lone DPU on the rear of an eastbound Union Pacific coal train features a surviving Southern Pacific locomotive west of Rocky, Colorado, on August 11, 2015. SP GE AC4400CW No. 335 is one of onl... (more)
SP #2472 heads towards Sunol to pick up passengers for the first run of the day.
SP 1487 leads the deadhead back to Brightside after the last run of the day
SP 1487 rolls through Farwell bound for Niles with the last train of the day
SP 2472 rolls through Brightside heading back to Sunol with the first train of the day on what may be its final weekend of public operation on the Niles Canyon Railway
SP 2472 leaves Niles heading back to Sunol with the first train of the day on what may be its final weekend of public operation on the Niles Canyon Railway
Labor day weekend though the canyon with Southern Pacific 2472. On its journey west, 2472 steams though the teo crossings just before entering brightside yard.
Southern Pacific's Daylight steam locomotives are arguably the most beautiful steam locomotives in American railroading. So it can be a bit jarring to see the last remaining operable Da... (more)
When the tender is removed from a steam locomotive, then how do you move the locomotive? This solid coupler was found on the rear of Southern Pacific 4-8-4 4449. This allows the big Lima to be m... (more)
Labor day weekend though the canyon with Southern Pacific 2472. Sitting next to rail line is a yard limit sign signaling the entrance to the depot's yard limits.
Eastbound SP train climbing Tehachapi grade into Tehachapi near Cable crossover
It's a perfect July '95 morning with brand new SP AC4400CWs pulling the RODVM through Spanish Fork Canyon.
North Coast Railway No, 3857 at Eureka - This and four other former Southern Pacific, later North Coast Railway GP-9's sit on the former Eureka house track in the yard downtown.
Three EMDs, including a freshly shopped SD40R, help lift a heavy eastbound up the stiff grade in the canyon. The train is moving away from us along the contours of the canyon to gain elevation. Sa... (more)