A westbound UP coal load--presumably out of Utah--with two SP ACs on the point, begins to move westward after waiting for permission from the dispatcher to proceed. The telltale for what the ambie... (more)
Most of the time when visiting Tennessee Pass I rarely saw other fans but towards the end it seems that lots of folks had the same idea. Get out and grab some shots as the days were numbered. By t... (more)
Early in the morning on the first day of summer in 1973, SP 7907 West flashes part as it glides downhill through the 10-degree curve at Caliente. In the distance and up the burned-off slopes above... (more)
An SD45 and a couple tunnel motor roll over the now abandon Tennessee Pass.
Some of the last units to get Southern Pacific paint. Two AC4400CW's 349, 341, lead a eastbound manifest past Lynn, Utah
Four GP60's lead the Roseville to Denver fast. The structure to the left of the train had lakefront property during Lake Thistle during the early eighties. The Rio Grande main line had to be rerou... (more)
Late in the afternoon, three new SP GE AC4400CWs roar through Rocklin, CA, with an eastbound manifest. They're headed for Donner Pass. The ACs were the last new locomotives SP bought before it was... (more)
Two SP Baldwin switchers sit on the turntable tracks at the Salem roundhouse in August 1972. No. 1865 is a DRS-4-4-1000, while No. 2103 is an S12. SP purchased many Baldwin offerings, with most of... (more)
Out on the high desert of eastern Utah on the Rio Grande. Not a Rio Grande locomotive in site. As Southern Pacific SD45T-2 9314 leads 3 GP60's as they race westbound across the desert.
A mixed freight operates between Princeton and Granite, CO on the Tennessee Pass route.
Empties roll along the Eagle River approaching Redcliff, CO.
A classic SP caboose brings up the back end of a local as it has just crossed the diamond at Joliet.
A view from the cab of SP S4 #1474 at the Orange Empire Railroad Museum.
Pulling in SP's 16th St. Station to pick their first passengers for the trip down The Valley to L.A.
Using a borrowed Espee "Crud," one of Molalla Western's first trains heads southeast out of Canby, bound for Molalla.