nearly two months after the Union Pacific merged with the Southern Pacific, there is nary a sign of the UP as train 1-EUDOQ-(K)-04 (Eugene OR to Carson [Dolores yard] CA) rounds the S-curves at Sa... (more)
On the morning of July 31, 1996, a Southern Pacific coal train climbs through the Crater Loops at Crater, Colorado, on the Craig Branch. Five General Electric AC4400CWs power the train, with two o... (more)
A clean Southern Pacific SD45T-2R leads Amtrak's California Zephyr train 6 through Spanish Fork Canyon on May 20, 1989.
The Heber Creeper's SP 2-6-0 1744 makes an appearance on the Snake Creek trestle in rural Charleston, Utah.
Southern Pacific 4-8-4 No. 4449 was built by Lima Locomotive Works for the SP in May 1941. Its active career was spent hauling passenger trains on the Coast Daylight between Los Angeles and San Fr... (more)
Extra SP 8390 West has stopped at Nahant,IA.(Davenport) for a crew change. This is a flood detour train.
Southern Pacific SD40T-2 8530 is still painted up in the colors of the failed SP + Santa Fe merger as it leads a six unit light helper set Westbound back down the hill towards Bakersfield. Also i... (more)
An empty unit coal train has just passed through Pinecliffe, and is about to enter Rollins Canyon through Tunnel 30. This view from the rocky ridge that necessitated Tunnel 30 is looking northward... (more)
Servicing stop for the Daylight was changed to Winona,MN. at the last minute which also was the Amtrak crew change point.
Pacing along the east bank of the Mississippi as the SP GS class Daylight 4449 is eastbound headed for Chicago on the BNSF.
Eastbound Southern Pacific #8136 rounds the curves of Bealville as it climbs to the top of Tehachapi Pass.
This is a fully tricked out unit. Considering SP's precarious financial position I find all the options to be quite surprising. I wonder what the price difference was between these and "generic"... (more)
Niles Canyon Railway's Southern Pacific SD9 #5472 with Business Car #121 drifting down hill from Sunol to Niles.
Eastbound Southern Pacific 8136 charges uphill around the loop to the top of Tehachapi Pass and the town of Tehachapi.