RRGNMS heads east with SP 177 and patched UP 6210 leading the way.
Seemingly forgotten two vintage water cars sit at the Guadalupe yard rusting away. The numbers are SP MW 5486 and 6503.
The north end of SP's (ex-Rio Grande) Roper Yard as viewed from 21st South Street bridge in South Salt Lake. This unobstructed view is unavailable today with construction of the Highway 201/Inters... (more)
SP SDP45 3201 on the point of No. 98, the southbound Coast Daylight, as the train arrives in Palo Alto in August 1970. The 3201 still has the L-shaped engineer's windshield. Kodachrome-X
SSW 7630 leads an eastbound on the Yuma Sub at sunset, along the Salton Sea as I pace alongside on highway 111 near Ferrum.
SP 7429 leads the southbound Portland to LA pig train into Roseville, crossing over Washington Blvd.
Southbound arrives SLO from the north.
Moments after giving an eastbound train a good roll by at Riverton siding, SP's Denver to Roseville Forwarder blasts off for a crew change at Roper Yard, about 10 miles down the line.
The locals appear unimpressed as SP's Denver to Roper mixed freight rambles west through American Fork on Jan. 30, 1994. The snowbound slopes of 11,752 ft. Mt. Timpanogos are playing hide and seek... (more)
In the late 70's early 80's I take a weeks vacation from running trains and go riding trains. I really enjoyed the open Dutch Doors on the older equipment with the Cons permission of course.
Amtrak and the SP meet in Los Angeles,CA..
SP engine track Bakersfield,CA..