A Southern Pacific SD45T-2/SD40T-2 combo assist Amtrak's California Zephyr train No. 6 through Spanish Fork Canyon on June 12, 1991.
A westbound auto train accelerates through Ontario, CA behind three 4-axle GE's. Leading the consist, 7859 was one of only two SP GE's to receive failed SPSF merger colors.
Remembering the WWII women railroaders.
Southern Pacific AC44CW #187 leads CSX train Q582-15 (Atlanta,GA - Nashville,TN).
I never thought I would be shooting a pure Southern Pacific locomotive on a road train in 2014 but here it is. By the grace of the train Gods, one of five(?) unpatched SP AC44CW's wound up leading... (more)
Slowly backing down to its train on the north end of Wauhatchie Yard, CSX Q582-15 (Atlanta,GA-Nashville,TN) had a rare bird that the Union Pacific owns, SP 187 an untouched motor lead the consist ... (more)
What is now a rare visitor to the southeast and in itself, SP GE AC4400 Nș187 leads a mix of UP and CSX units on Q61215 through the West End District of the City of Atlanta. The 187 would soon lea... (more)
An unpatched SP AC44, #187, leads a grain train bound for the Ferromex interchange at the Mexican border at Eagle Pass, TX across the Sunset Route. A rare sight in 2014, no doubt about that.
In 2002 it was common to see SP units being scrapped. On this summer day in 2002 former SP sporting DRGW 3138 barely hangs on while parts are cannibalized.
Northbound freight with passengers.
The "Oil Cans" (BKDOU, Bakersfield to Dolores CA unit train) passes up a heavy lumber drag at Cable, a few miles west of the town of Tehachapi. Head end power is an SD40T-2 and five fla... (more)
The "Oil Cans" (BKDOU, Bakersfield to Dolores CA unit train) climbs the grade at Bealville in the Tehachapi Mountains. Head end power is an SD40T-2 and five flared SD45s.