Crossing the Arkansas River on a through truss bridge is an eastbound Southern Pacific freight led by Cotton Belt EMD SD45T-2 No. 6890 on July 16, 1990, while crossing the former Rio Grande Tennes... (more)
Because the mainline was flooded at Oregon City, Southern Pacific's hot LABRF detours on Willamette & Pacific. The train is nearing Ashahr siding on the outskirts of Corvallis.
Due to flooding on the main line near Oregon City, Southern Pacific detoured some intermodal trains on Willamette & Pacific in February 1996. One of the detours passes through St. Joseph, near McM... (more)
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.