Near sunset, SP GP40M No. 7299 leads a westbound manifest between Galt and Acampo, CA. The train is heading "compass" south on SP's Valley Line. No. 7299 was rebuilt by MK.
At the end of a hot August day in 1991, one of SP's hottest symbols, the LAPCX, otherwise known as the "Pacific Coast Express," makes its way north on the Valley Line just as the sun is ... (more)
SP 8305 East accelerates after crossing the Mokelumne River in Lodi as a pig train out of Portland, OR, waits in the siding at Acampo.
An SP westbound manifest, with some unusual power in the form of an SW1500, rolls southward through the beautiful countryside of the Lower Sacramento Valley.
A hot BRLAT speeds over the undulations of the landscape south of Forest Lake on its way down the Central Valley.
The dispatcher has been forced to put a hot pig train in the hole at Acampo to allow an eastbound manifest on short time to hold the main.