The TP&W (Rail America) recently acquired Ex-SP tunnel motors 9395 & 9401 from CEFX. Here at the old Hoosier Lift, the 9401 is seen basking in the morning sun waiting for its next assignment.
The Good Old Days weren't that long ago--back in 2004 when former Southern Pacific and Cotton Belt GP60's had just replaced B30-7's in rock hauling service between the limestone quarries near Chic... (more)
SP 319, one of a handful of original Southern Pacific numbered GE units on the UP, shoves the MWCNP out of Salt Lake City to Ogden and point east.
For several years, Sunday was one of the days the SP made the usually tri-weekly trip up to the Kaiser Cement plant at Permanente, above Cupertino, CA. This day, five uits had been needed, four G... (more)
Train #98, the Eastbound Coast Daylight has just passed under Curtner Ave. The larger consist is cars deadheading to LA for that nights Sunset. This line in now double tracked, the hills to the ri... (more)
The #4449 deadheading east for trips over the MRL .Seen here highballing east on the BNSF Fallbridge Sub .
The #4449 deadheading east for trips over the MRL .
Shadows are long on the Modoc Plateau as sunset approaches, and winding along on the original narrow-gauge alignment of the Nevada-California-Oregon railroad, this southbound--er, eastbound--wait,... (more)
a trio of old SP ALCOS leads an eastbound SP transfer job down off the Huey P Long Bridge at East Bridge Jct in New Orleans, LA
SP 8370 west at Mott, CA on June 7, 1989, as Mount Shasta watches the action. The train is about to begin the steepest part of the descent down to Dunsmuir on a 2.5% grade. Scanned from a Kodach... (more)
An clean SP GP9 in the "Rudolph" color scheme is coupled with a Cotton Belt F7 as they run to the SP engine terminal.
A very interesting combination of power leads a westbound SP freight. The 434-B & A are SD40 prototype units built on SD35 frames. They also had flared radiators which appered later on SD45 units.... (more)
As the cars of a westbound manifest circle the Loop above, its head end appears on the approach below.
eastbound SP intermodal train in Dome Valley about twenty five miles east of Yuma, AZ
After cutting in a seven-unit EMD helper, the Oil Cans accelerate out of Bena toward the pass. Note the connector pipe at left.