A future engineer? Everybody wants their photo taken with the Rio Grande heritage unit, including this little guy perched upon dads's shoulders while mom hurries to get the shot.
Union Pacific's 'City of Provo' passenger train? Hardly. After spending most of the day performing safety drills between Nephi and Springville, a UP Operation Lifesaver Special departs Provo for S... (more)
After a series of successful trips over former Omaha Road rails out of Mankato and St James, UP's operation Lifesaver train deadheaded to Mason City, IA to tie up for the night. The train is negot... (more)
CNW heritage unit #1995 rolls past the former Omaha Road/CNW station in downtown Mankato with an Operation Lifesaver special.
The Boy Scout engine and the SP heritage engine pull the Operation Lifesaver special into SLC.
Heading to Sacramento from San Jose, the four units make up one of the early OLS trains
Summer is here in the Pacific Northwest and so is the UP Heritage, Rio Grande. Both are long overdo and very welcome.
UP1989 and the Operation Lifesaver special head back to Brooklyn on the last run of the day.
UP1989 leads the Operation Lifesaver special through Salem on a Sunny and Beautiful Sunday morning.
After finishing up Operation Lifesaver trips around Portland, UP1989 heads south to Salem for the next day's Events.
Clean and shiney as if it was just unveiled, UP1989 basks in the afternoon sun after a successfull day of Operation Lifesaver runs.
UP1989 Leads the Operation Lifesaver special through Milwaukie on the last trip of the day. After 5 years of patience, I have finally photographed all 6 Heritage units!
The Katy brings up the rear of the Operation Lifesaver special, as it heads east through La Fox, bound for West Chicago. The Western Pacific unit is up front.
Operation Lifesaver power at SP Oakland shops, arranged by an unnamed railfan hostler. WP 913-A and E9 6051 from the Cal State Rail Museum, UP 951 and ATSF FP45 5948. SP foreman came along and tos... (more)