SP's Lompoc Local with a pair of SP SD9 "Cadillacs" were switching the large Johns Manville plant in the hills south of Lompoc
A Southern Pacific coal train heads eastbound through Warren Curve west of Mojave, California, on March 8, 1996. Three GE AC4400CWs power the train, led by SP No. 198.
Servicing stop at Winona,MN..
Closely following the Arkansas River, an eastbound Southern Pacific freight approaches the narrowest portion of the Royal Gorge near Hanging Bridge west of Gorge, Colorado, on July 26, 1996. The v... (more)
With a snowy Continental Divide in the background, Union Pacific’s manifest freight from Salt lake City to Denver departs Tolland, Colorado, on September 25, 2000. Leading the train is what we use... (more)
Southern Pacific AC4400CW No. 335 hustles west through Murray City with UP's Denver to Salt Lake City manifest on May 26, 2012.
Southern Pacific SD40M-2 8576 (seen in the SP's Dolores Yard in Carson, California) began life as Chicago & North Western SD45 905. Morrison-Knudsen rebuilt it as an SD40M-2, and sold it to the S... (more)
Southern Pacific SD40T-2 8494, seen in fresh paint at Dolores Yard in Carson, California, was built by EMD in February 1978.
An eastbound loaded coal train pauses briefly at Minturn on a clear summer morning. The train will add helpers which will assist in assaulting the 3% grade to the summit at Tennessee Pass.
In the last months of Union Pacific's operation of Tennessee Pass, a quartet of SP AC4400s rest in the yard at Minturn, awaiting their turn to assist another eastbound over the pass.
Two Southern Pacific GE AC4400CWs lead an eastbound coal train out of the Moffat Tunnel at East Portal, Colorado, on the colorful autumn morning of September 27, 2000.
SP 7113 leads three SD45T-2s and a SD-45 in mid-train helpers service, as they work up the main line at Woodford siding.
Sitting on the whisker tracks around the turntable in Southern Pacific's Taylor Yard in Los Angeles, California, is SD45 7425, displaying the results of a recent altercation. This locomotive, bui... (more)