What does springtime frequently look like in Colorado’s high country? A Union Pacific coal train drops down the two-percent grade just east of Tolland, Colorado, on May 1, 1999. Yes, May Day 1999 ... (more)
SP 7316 heads West up the Palmdale Cutoff with the Mormon Rocks in the background.
A pair of spotless EMD GP60s lead Southern Pacific's Midvale Tramp local down the Bingham Branch in West Jordan. The long cut of ballast cars will be interchange delivered to the Kennecott Copper ... (more)
Southern Pacific 7345 leads a SD-45 and three SD45T-2s eastbound up Banning Pass near the El Casco Lakes.
Southern Pacific 8526 heads West past a relic left over from the Steam engine era, the concrete coaling tower at Mescal, AZ.
freshly shopped 7467 leads an eastbound through Woodford, CA
a pair of GP 60's in helper service speed east through Redlands, CA headed toward Indio to help a westbound over Beaumont Pass
An eastbound Southern Pacific unit coal train of CTRN hoppers claws up Tennessee Pass in the canyon between Redcliff and Pando, Colorado, on the afternoon of September 4, 1995. The SP GE AC4400CWs... (more)
A morning westbound stack train winds down Beaumont Hill on the last lap to Colton, CA on the SP Sunset Route from El Paso and New Orleans.
When we saw SP 9177 leading three Milwaukee Road SD40-2s on a train out of Taylor Yard in Los Angeles, we knew we had to chase it all the way to West Colton. Soon after arriving in West Colton, th... (more)
The eastbound "cans" power up and around the Loop at Walong en route to the LA Basin with more crude oil.
SP daylight unit 7342 at the deisel facilty West Colton yard along with SD39, GP35 and a GP9 waiting for it's next assignment on a clear June morning.
SP daylight unit 7399 east is stopped at the summit of Cajon Pass at Hiland. A dead head crew is walking back to climb aboard the 2nd unit for the trip down Cajon Pass to the West Colton yard.
A pair of new GE AC4400CWs lead the second section of SP's DVROM west through Price Canyon at Castle Gate.
An SP eastbound drag coils through a reverse curve as it makes the long climb from Roseville to the top of Donner Pass on this, the former Central Pacific portion of the first transcontinental rai... (more)