Westbound through Joliet Illinois.
Surely the second most beautiful thing in Daylight colors after the road’s celebrated 4-8-4’s, a matched set of Alco PA’s and PB’s basks outside Southern Pacific’s West Oakland Diesel Shop on a go... (more)
The conductor and engineer on the SP 9172 watch as we roll by on the Amtrak Mountain Outin Special up Tehachapi Pass. With the re-alignment of the siding, this view of the large distance between ... (more)
Preserved SP 7457 on display with a brand new light package, numberboards, and paint job.
Taking a short break after rail testing through Altuda siding I took the opportunity to prop my lens on the front window sill of Sperry Rail Service car 145 as an Eastbound stack train rapidly app... (more)
Eastbound SP hotshot near Modesto
Eastbound UP baretable train starting up Tehachapi grade at Ilmon
Its 2am on April 9th, 2016 at Global IV and the ZSIG4 train has just arrived into track 811 as the ramp loads the final pieces of the ZG4MQ on track 812. Once done loading the MQ, the crane will s... (more)
Helper set 9371 waits for the SP 8270 west to come through the siding before continuing east to help another train up the east slope of Beaumont Hill in December 1985.
Amercian Freedom Train with SP 4449 and three Cotton Belt SD40-2T tunnel motors climb the Techachapi grade at Cliff, Calif. on an overcast Dec. 22, 1975 en route to display at Long Beach.
SP diesel shop / fuel rack early evening at Oakland, Calif. — K-M 9005, Geep 5759, F7 6402 and Alco PA 6023.
Eastbound is NorthboundAn eastbound Southern Pacific freight heads north on the railroad's East Valley Line, passing through the small town of Sheridan, California. Led by a trio o... (more)
Eastbound along the Arkansas River during the last year of operation. The last train over Tennessee Pass would run three months later.
SP5011 is one of 18 GP30's delivered to the SP and SSW. The units were based out of Houston working on locals at the time this photo was taken.
SP GP40X 7200 and 7201 at the SP Taylor yard in 1984.