My notes say that this train passing the east switch of Grassy siding on the Green River desert is the OACHF, but the lack of any Southern Pacific power on this train, and the merchandise block be... (more)
A premonition perhaps? - DRGW 5399, SP 9170 and UP 3744 gather in the yard at Grand Junction in August 1985.
An eastbound coal crests the summit of Tennessee Pass behind DRGW 5399, Mopac 6064, UP 3266, Mopac 6024 and 6002 in September 1985.
Now, if they all looked like this is service! An immaculate 5399 soaks up the atmosphere at the Denver Union Terminal Centennial celebrations in July 1981. Taken from the long end due to the endle... (more)
Returning from a visit to the Grand Canyon, this coal train was found on the North Fork Branch, at Read, just east of Delta in November 1981. This was the only time the Montrose and North Fork Bra... (more)
With cloud spilling over the mountain tops and light drizzle falling, the second half of #788 eastbound coal climbs out of Minturn on the run up to Tennessee Pass in September 1985. Five additiona... (more)
The second half of eastbound coal #788, behind 5399 and MP/UP 6064 3266 6024 6002, waits for the helpers to cut out at Tennessee Pass before continuing to Kobe to reunite with the first half of th... (more)
An eastbound coal climbs up through Mitchell, near the summit of Tennessee Pass, behind 5399 MP6064 UP3266 MP6024 MP6002, with the second half of #787 to Kobe. Mid-train helpers of 5400 5385 5351 ... (more)