Built in September of 1971, Seaboard Coast Line SD45 number 2024 has worn a number of paint schemes over its career. It was restored to its original SCL scheme in February of 2016 by the Southern ... (more)
Santa Fe EMD SD45 5404.
Early in the morning at Alta, CA, four big SD45s are cut into an SP eastbound to help lift this big manifest up the western slope of Donner Pass.
A westbound lumber drag departs Klamath Falls for California. The caboose has just cleared the west switch of Texum siding, so the power is accelerating to track speed.
Westbound past the old water tank at Harriman which still stands today
Late in the day under a hazy sky, Santa Fe 5594 West drops downgrade through Bealville. The large number of units on the point is the result of combining a couple of helper sets to the point of th... (more)
SP 9019 waits patiently in the helper spur for the next eastbound train out of West Colton to arrive. Soon the helper set will be cut in to the train and begin the push east up Banning Pass.
Emerging from the east portal at Moffat framed by the fall colors, 5323 is one of the SD45's from DRGW's first order of that model.
The Frisco crew sits on spot while awaiting to make a pickup at the Chrysler plant in Fenton, MO. The plant closed in 2009.
Back on home rails: NYSW SD45 No. 3618 was formerly BN No. 6500 and is seen here in the company of TPW 2050, an SD20u of Santa Fe heritage. They present a rather unusual power lineup on old BN No.... (more)
NP 3617 and a restored wood caboose are on display next to Union Depot in Duluth for the benefit of the Northern Pacific Railway Historical Society convention. Attendees could enjoy this before cl... (more)
Leading BNSF’s HKCKSPO freight are Montana Rail Link EMD SD45s Nos. 355 and 326 (MRL labels the rebuilt locomotives SD45-2s) crossing a bridge at Tuscor, Montana, on September 26, 2014.
Led by a mix of motive power typical of the early 1990s, a Santa Fe intermodal train rounds Tehachapi Loop.
A shiny, red EMD SD-45 leads a westbound TOFC train into San Bernardino. This SD45 is now classified as an SD45-2u and leads one other red and two blue units as they near San Bernardino.
A westbound Santa Fe freight has descended Cajon Pass and is just north of San Bernardino. The lead unit has been rebuilt into an SD45u and is teamed with a cowl unit in the "Kodachrome"... (more)