On the next to last day of its trip, the Louisiana World's Fair Daylight prepares for departure from Sacramento. Because of mechanical problems, the train would not reach Klamath Falls, Oregon for... (more)
The first of the "Toxic Daylight" specials operated on Labor Day Weekend 1991 heads for Dunsmuir. The trains were run for public relations following the derailment at Cantara Loop earlie... (more)
Steaming to the First Sacramento Rail Fair. A Roger Puta Photograph
Steaming To the First Sacramento Rail Fair A Roger Puta Photograph
Sunday in the Park with Doyle*How I spent my third anniversary: Southern Pacific GS-4 class 4-8-4 4449, with SP SD40E 7342 as a helper, crosses Stenner Creek Trestle as it blasts i... (more)
Southern Pacific 4449 is working hard as it climbs Vincent Hill on its way to Los Angeles. I’ve read that the crew came very close to cutting in the tender booster to crest the grade. That’s a sig... (more)
After the World’s Fair Daylight with Southern Pacific 4449 conquered the famed Tehachapi grade with the aid of a pair of diesel helpers, the stage was set for the real show to take place. T... (more)
Displaying the train number of the San Joaquin Daylight, Southern Pacific GS-4 4449 leads the World’s Fair Daylight toward Los Angeles.
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Actually, it’s helicopters, trains, and RV’s,….and windmills. The World’s Fair Daylight makes a planned stop during its descent into Mojave a... (more)
The remnants of a snow storm add a nice touch to the Holiday Train. Merry Christmas 2016!
The SP 4449 heads south towards Spokane Street shortly after departing Oaks Park Station.
Bits of snow from a Thursday weather system remain along the Willamette River as the SP 4449 heads around the s-curve between OMSI and Oaks Park with the Holiday Express.
The Oaks Park Daylight rolls down the Oregon Pacific, towing the Holiday Train.
The first Holiday train of the season rolls along the Springwater corridor on the Oregon Pacific.
The Disney Daylight: SP 4449 and a short train ran from Portland to L.A. for the filming of "Tough Guys" A Roger Puta Photograph