SD40T-2 8331 leads a motley selection of power around the horseshoe curve at Caliente - C30-7 CRL 529, GP40 DRGW 3149 and F40PH AMTK 282.
Long before SMART came along, the NWP depot at Petaluma glows on a summer morning. In less than two months, the line would be leased to California Northern.
SP "SD45" 8584 leads two UP SD60Ms through West Colton Yard on a rainy winter day. An MofW crews looks on, taking a brief break from pumping floodwater out of low-lying areas of the yar... (more)
SP SD9E No. 4357 and five other unts help a heavy eastbound drag around the Loop on a chilly morning.
SP 7312 East roars out of the siding at the east end of Bealville, pouring diesel exhaust high into the sky overhead.
SP's loaded Shell Oil Train roars up the stiff and curving grade at the west end of Bealville. Note that all power on the head end is EMD tunnel motors. The train weighs in at approximately 10,000... (more)
A westbound train climbing to Siskiyou Summit disturbs the peace of a Sunday morning in Steinman, Oregon. The grade here is over 3%.
During a pause in the heavy snowfall, a mid-train helper blasts out of tunnel 9 as it assists in lifting a heavy SP drag up and around the Loop. The train, which originated in the Pacific Northwes... (more)
On a pretty August 2, 1996, morning, an eastbound Southern Pacific autorack train passes Crystal Lakes south (railroad east) of Malta, Colorado, on the scenic line over Tennessee Pass. The train i... (more)
Commute plug at South San Francisco
Westbound, empty Southern Pacific coal train at (drum roll) Ludlow, Colorado, on the old Colorado and Southern main line. No, it’s not a detour. It is running on trackage rights granted to SP at t... (more)
Led by a colorful set of locomotives, an eastbound train on the Siskiyou Line is working up the 3+% grade to Siskiyou Summit.
An eastbound train on the Siskiyou Line winds up for the climb to Siskiyou Summit.
Southern Pacific GP35 6316 at Colton's SP yard.
Southern Pacific GP9R 3372 and 3342 at Anaheim, California.