As an SP engineer inspects and makes ready his helper power in the spur at Bena, a Santa Fe eastbound comes down the hill from Sandcut behind his locomotives in the fading light.
With an Unpatched SP GP60 up front, UP Train LSJ69 13 comes into Lees Summit for a pickup and setout. This has to be the best looking SP GP60 left on the roster.
Three SD45s lead a westbound SP manifest off the Hill at Magra.
Not long before sundown, an SP C630 switches a long cut of cars at the east end of the yard.
Spring is a couple days off, but the snow is wet and sticking to the trees like it is already spring. Four Southern Pacific AC4400CWs haul an empty coal train through the snow-covered trees at Cre... (more)
An SP mechanic inspects work done in the engine compartment of SD9E No. 4402 at Cape Canaveral.
Just after sunrise, four big SP U-boats lead a hot eastbound pig train at tunnel 2.
As SP 8804 waits to enter the yard, a westbound departs.
A two-unit lead helper prepares to couple onto an eastbound freight at Colfax.
SP 335 crests Toponas Summit, formerly a helper district on the D&RGW's Craig Branch. Remanence of the wye for Phippsburg, CO based steam helpers is still visible. Flanked by the Flat Tops to the ... (more)
Roberto Verascal fills the front sand reservoir of SP AC No. 204 at Cape Canaveral.
Twenty-minute exposure captures east- and westbound trains on the Loop under moonlight. Kodachrome 25 film.