Two un-patched SP motors are in charge of the Miller yard local switching job YMY-59
westbound SP coke train approaching Humphreys siding near Santa Clarita. This main line at the time is now a Metrolink siding.
Cotton Belt 9278 is in run 8 as it leads an eastbound through the reverse curves on Banning Pass.
The Former Southern Pacific Passenger Depot at Redding California - On a warm March evening the Redding local sits tied down briefly on a side track at the Redding Amtrak Station while t... (more)
Led by a Cotton Belt GE, a westbound SP freight coils along the bay at Pinole, CA. This is the Cal-P, Espee's primary route into Oakland from the east, north, and the Valley. The original SP route... (more)
A classic SSW bay window caboose departs Salt Lake City for Roseville, CA.
Stand back a ways if you don't want to get sprayed with 97 dripping refrigerator cars on Cotton Belt's hotshot perishable "Winter Garden" as it blasts through Marmaduke, Arkansas hell bent for St.... (more)
If you derail and are going to crash and stop abruptly, I highly recommend hitting a soft, muddy river bank! This was a St. Louis Southwestern (Cotton Belt) work train on the Trumann Subdivisio... (more)
With one of Cotton Belt's large cabooses once upon a time to accommodate passengers, a branch line local with a Baldwin switcher and a full crew is returning to the mainline -- Malden.
Five four-axle units lead a hot eastbound pig train on SP's Sunset Route as it skirts the eastern edge of the Gila Mountains.
Cotton Belt Dash 8 No. 8042 leads an eastbound UP stack train along the edge of the inhospitable Gila Mountains.
A UP westbound comes slowly off the Willcox Playa as the conductor heads back into the cab after checking his power.
The 1979 Pacific Railroad Society "Mountain Outin" passenger special, with Amtrak SDP40F 518 and 517, is coasting down the short hill from Sandcut as it heads eastbound up Tehachapi Pass. Cotton ... (more)
An eastbound SP stack train curves its way along the course of Cienega Creek.
Late in the day, a Cotton Belt Dash 8 leads a westbound UP intermodal train up the grade out of Benson. The train will reach the summit at Mescal.