SP passenger GP9s bask in the weekend son as they take a couple days off from their commute train duties.
A eastbound coal empty bound for the West Elk Mine led by Southern Pacific AC4400CW No. 158 meets another coal train about to begin loading at Oxbow Mining’s Elk Creek Mine at Somerset, Colorado, ... (more)
With diesel exhaust blasting skyward and the early morning sun at its back, SP 9210 East attacks the grade and curvature at Cable Crossover.
With an SP helper on the point, an Amtrak Reno Fun Train heads back toward Oakland.
East end Rowen siding, a faster intermodal train runs around a slower manifest tucked into the siding at Rowen
Two Southern Pacific GE AC4400CWs lead an eastbound coal train comprised of Chicago and North Western hoppers approaching Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado, on June 28, 1998.
At 6:30 a.m., two SP tunnel motors lead a westbound UP freight off the summit at Estrella. In the distance loom the rugged Maricopa Mountains.
The 1518 was the first "SD" unit produced by EMD. Built in 1951 and after many years of service on the Southern Pacific the 1518 now resides at the Illinois Railway Museum and operates ... (more)
The Niles Canyon railroad yard.
One of a quartet of SD35's assigned to hauler service rest between runs at SP Dolores yard
An eastbound SP freight in the siding at Cabazon led by a borrowed RCE equipped BN SD40-2 for testing by SP is being overtaken by a higher priority intermodal train.
SP Costa Mesa Local heading down the street in Anaheim
SP U28Cs and other power idle on the ready track in West Colton Yard.
Looking down the throat of Newcastle Tunnel, we see SP 9319 West coming down the original alignment toward the portal at the other end.
Very late in the day, a U33C with an L-shaped windshield leads a heavy manifest up the steep grade toward the Loop.