Cotton Belt 9630 leads an eastbound manifest train slowly up San Timoteo Canyon at the El Casco crossovers.
The crew on the Huntington Beach Local has tied down their train and walked down the street for dinner. After dinner, they will take their train back to Anaheim. This area has changed a great de... (more)
Cotton Belt 9372 leads 9 more diesel locomotives, including BN 5486, BN 6323 and a Rio Grande, east out of the Tucson yard with a doublestack hotshot. Consists like this with pool power was rathe... (more)
Late in the afternoon, Cotton Belt 9298 West departs Roseville Yard at Antelope, CA. The train came over Donner Pass earlier in the afternoon with an SD45 helper coupled on behind its UP "poo... (more)
Three brand new Cotton Belt GP-60s and an old SP SD-45 sit in the Tucson yard after bringing a mixed manifest train west from El Paso. Photo taken with permission.
Not a bad way to start a New Year and new century. Three EMD GP engines from three different railroads. Photo taken with permission.
Cotton Belt 7283, SP 7441, and EMD 6047 lead a westbound manifest at Cochise, Arizona. Lease power, like the EMD 6047, could be seen all across the Sunset Route on the power short SP.
Cotton Belt 9654 leads the CHLAX past the old water tower and semaphore just east of the Pantano bridges. A derailment near the westbound Pantano bridge caused the sunset route between the crosso... (more)
Cotton Belt 9645 leads the hot Blue Streak Merchandise Fast Forward through Bowie, Arizona, while Cotton Belt 8067, Rio Grande 3093 and snoot nose SP 8375 wait in the siding. Note the old SP coal... (more)
SSW 7292 West is passing through the small community of Guadalupe between Victoria and Placedo on the Port Lavaca Sub. This area has changed quite a bit with the widening of the adjacent highway ... (more)
SSW (Cotton Belt) SD45 8964 at Ogden, Utah.
Cotton Belt 8054 is heading west thru Edwardsville, Kansas in March of 1995.
Cotton Belt 7647 leads six other engines and a long Westbound Intermodal train heading West towards Yuma.
The California Aqueduct is in the background.
A set of lite helper power was descending the Tehachapis at the east siding switch Walong
SP work train with SSW Cotton Belt SD40T-2 8323 going up Tehachapi Loop October 09, 1994.