Without any camera equipment on front, 4449 looks like a classic steam era express as it rolls into the eastern Colombia river basin. A few miles ahead, it will wye at the Celilo bridge.
Southern Pacific caboose 4360 on display in downtown Benson next to the Union Pacific main line. Note that the number and most of the markings have been painted over, leaving just SP and Southern... (more)
Southern Pacific SW-1500 #2673 and MP15AC #2733 "drill" cars in the Tucson Yard.
Anxious feelings of defeat turn to joy as the sun opens up on 4449.
GP60 9745, a pair of SD40T-2s and another GP60 approach Bealville.
The eastbound Daylight special passes the reservation site at Cook under a subtle mist.
SP 7660, with Rio Grande 3130, wait in the Tucson yard for the next crew to take the train west. Photo taken with permission.
The same train as in photo 654455.
With a little snow still on the rim of the Columbia River Gorge, 4449 blasts into Stevenson on a wonderful spring afternoon. The train is taking part of an IMAX special, with a matching set of BNS... (more)
SP 9197 leads a westbound through Vail and will soon be in the Tucson yard for a crew change. This section of the SP Sunset Route was also called "the stormy", due to the summer monsoons which bui... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train powered by Southern Pacific GE AC4400CWs threads Tunnels 2 and 3 just west of Plainview, Colorado, on March 20, 1997. The unique Flatiron rock formations domi... (more)
An SP freight pulls out of Bealville siding after crossing a Santa Fe freight visible climbing upgrade in the distance.
Surprise! 4449 makes a unannounced run with BNSF business cars. Here it is seen heading east along the Fallbridge Sub. It is apparently filming an IMAX movie. Note the cameras on the front end.
This SP freight has left Caliente behind and is climbing towards Tunnel 1 on Tehachapi Pass.
Southern Pacific AC4400CW 157 and a pair of Union Pacific SD90MACs restart a loaded coal train after a crew change, as empties bound for the Powder River sweep past.