After the Geneva ore contact was up and going SP assigned their best/newest power to service to it. That brought new GE's onto WC/DM&IR for the trip from Chicago to the Mine. Four nearly spotless ... (more)
A pair of new GE AC4400CWs lead Southern Pacific's Salt Lake City to Denver manifest east through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon. The SP really put this pair of newbies to the test with 12... (more)
A graduate of SP's memorable SD45 rebuild program at its Sacramento Shops is poised to lead an eastbound over Donner Pass in this scene from the strange days of the still-born SP-Santa Fe merger.
During the late eighties, I always tried to get up to West Anahiem Yard to shoot any of the old Cadillac SD9s or SD7s still toiling around the branch. I got very lucky one day and got the Costa M... (more)
A pair of Southern Pacific searchlights still stand guard over the West Valley Subdivision in Davis, California. The the good ol' days, these signals would watch many SP trains making their way up... (more)
Southern pacific 4449 Waits to board NRHS members for the return trip over Stampede Pas to Tacoma.
With the smell of fresh cut pine in the air, new (Oct) SP GEs lead a loaded all-rail ore train from Minnesota to Geneva Steel in Utah.
Southern Pacific SD45T-2 6809, seen here in the company of SD9s and GP9s in Anaheim, California, on January 30th, 1989, rolled out of EMD's factory in Illinois in February 1972 as SP 9167. It was... (more)
A veteran Southern Pacific GS-4 backs down the Bataan Memorial Trainway which permits passage under the streets of El Paso.
Following the Deschutes River South toward Madras and Bend
Southern Pacific and Union Pacific AC4400CWs team up with a westbound freight approaching Tunnel 1 east of Plain, Colorado, on a wet April 24, 1999.
Southern Pacific's hot Los Angeles to Memphis trailer train heads Eastbound up Beaumont Hill on the Sunset Route in Southern California. Included in the locomotive consist is a high hood ex-NS SD4... (more)
An Eastbound Southern Pacific freight hits the East switch of Canyon siding below the Mormon Rocks near Sullivan's Curve.
Southern Pacific 2472, an immaculately restored 4-6-2 P-8 Class Pacific, threads its way through the target signals at Goldtree, just north of San Luis Obispo, California, as it descends Cu... (more)