Westbound SP train climbing east approach to Tehachapi Mountains approaching Summit near Monolith
Charging west on the main line with a clear block, a Union Pacific coal train heads for the Front Range mountains at Leyden, Colorado, on April 27, 2001. Now that the lead Southern Pacific AC4400C... (more)
On April 27, 2001, after meeting an eastbound coal load at Leyden, Colorado, a westbound coal empty departs on the main line, with the lead Southern Pacific AC4400CW No. 328 doing its best to lay ... (more)
Two coal trains meet at Leyden, Colorado, on the afternoon of April 27, 2001. The AC4400CW DPUs on the eastbound load include C&NW No. 8811 and SP No. 366, with the latter showing some fire damage... (more)
Railfans from throughout the area flock to Niles Canyon as the last remaining of its type, Southern Pacific #9010, is brought out in one of it's first runs since the start of restoration. Taken du... (more)
SP SD45 merger unit 7556 is stopped at Indio yard for an inspection.
Railfans and the local community are out in force to greet the SP 4449 as she highballs east through the small community of Galesburg on the Amtrak Michigan Line, headed to Train Festival 2009 in ... (more)
So Many U-Boats That It Could Be Croton...Southern Pacific's Taylor Yard, north of downtown Los Angeles, often hosted strings of surplus locomotives. Such was the case in May 1982 ... (more)
Pairs of SP AC4400CWs and UP SD40-2s pull an 84 car Skyline to Los Angeles export coal train approaching 5033 ft. Santaquin Summit on May 31, 1997.
One Engine, Five Numbers.Southern Pacific SD35 3102, seen on November 8th, 1980, rolling through the railroad's West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, was built by EMD in Febr... (more)
Q602 has just arrived from Pensacola and the Engineer is tying the last hand brake as the conductor makes his way to the yard office. Apparently there are no rested crews to take the train on towa... (more)
An Eastbound SP hotshot has just descended the steepest portion of Beaumont Pass nearing the crew change town of Indio.
SP's Oakland to Denver Forwarder zigs and zags through Price Canyon east of Colton on June 19, 1993.
SP's Denver to Roseville Forwarder navigates the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon on June 19, 1993.
SP RCE slave unit plus borrowed from CN units for wheel slip testing shoving eastbound train climbing Beaumont Pass through San Timetao Canyon.