Left my people filter at home. EMD 50th anniversery open house.
The “Rose Bowl Special” headed by Santa Fe FP 45 # 101 crosses the Los Angeles River in the Lincoln Heights area of downtown Los Angeles on January 1st, 1991. The single track steel bridge is now ... (more)
The “Rose Bowl Special” headed by Santa Fe FP 45 # 101 crosses the Arroyo Seco and the Pasadena Freeway on January 1st, 1990. The single track steel viaduct was originally constructed in 1895 for ... (more)
Never knew what would come in off the Conroe district and tie up at Somerville. Whatever the treasure, it would stay all day, so when we blew through in the AM we would shoot the east side, and t... (more)
FP45 98 leading West (North) at Bealeville in the Tehachapis. Always a treat to get one of these leading!
These early "Super Fleet" repaints really looked great!
Not long before being repainted into red and silver, FP45 5993 leads an eastbound manifest as a burned-off slope looms in the distance.
At dawn on the first day of summer 1973, FP45 5947 leads an eastbound manifest at Ilmon.
FP45's 100 & 101 Eastbound, my first shots of the warbonnets, in the hole to meet the hot 199 with another set. Almost railfan heaven!
I can smell the coffee...synonymous with shooting Santa Fe, BN and Rock Island was the coffee aroma in the air from the Maxwell House plant just behind and to the right of almost any shot from her... (more)
Warbonnet FP45 98 West, between Cameron and Monolith, CA, cresting the grade. Shot almost underneath the hwy 58 overpass.