A Cotton Belt SD45T-2 shoves a westbound Southern Pacific manifest at Alray, California.
An eastbound Southern Pacific manifest is entering the Modoc Line at Texum siding, a junction on the south side of Klamath Falls.
July 2000 finds me watching trains on the UP Spineline in central Iowa. A northbound empty grain train races towards Mason City as they blow past Bradford. The sun and clouds were barely working i... (more)
Three Cotton Belts, two BN and two SP lead a long westbound manifest towards the Tucson yard.
Cotton Belt 9684 with a SP, NS and UP, pulls a westbound doublestack train into the Tucson yard. Pool power consists like this were common on the Sunset Route through Tucson. Photo taken with pe... (more)
An eastbound Southern Pacific stack train led by Cotton Belt GE B40-8 No. 8045 approaches the Gooseneck at West Bottoms in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 14, 1990. Trailing is another SSW B40... (more)
A Cotton Belt tunnel motor leans into a classic Southern Pacific caboose as it helps a westbound SP train around Sullivan’s Curve.
Brand new Cotton Belt 9644 at the fuel racks in Tucson, getting reading to head east over the Sunset Route. Photo taken with permission.
New Years Day find four different paint schemes on a train working in the Tucson Yard. Photo taken with permission.
Cotton Belt 7657 rolls west through Wilmot as it heads towards the Tucson Yard.
Cotton Belt GE 8065 leads a westbound intermodal past the Ontario, CA airport. I had several Delta Boeing 727 layovers that month in the Airport Marriott pictured on the left which offered lots of... (more)
SSW (Cotton Belt) SD45T-2 9404, Milwaukee Road GP40 2014, SP SW1500 2753, and SP GP9 3785 at SP Yard Ennis, Texas.
A Cotton Belt GP60 leads a Union Pacific train over the Arkansas River bridge at Princeton, CO on the Tennessee Pass Route, three months before the former D&RGW route was shut down.