A westbound manifest climbs the grade to tunnel 17 near Dorris, California on Southern Pacific's Black Butte Subdivision.
Nearly three years after Union Pacific acquired Southern Pacific, a solid set of SP power works the Seattle to Los Angeles Z train.
A non-clearing eastbound holds up the RoadRailer on a cloudless summer morning in the Butte Valley. Lead unit SP 8626 had been built for Chicago Great Western 30 years earlier.
Over two and a half years after Union Pacific acquired Southern Pacific, you could still see lots of Espee. Having just crossed the Oregon/California state line, a solid set of tunnel motors with ... (more)
A special Amtrak train from Portland, Oregon to Redding, California has just crossed over the Oregon/California state line on the Shasta Route. The original California Northeastern grade can be se... (more)
An empty garbage train heads south on the Shasta Route.
The loaded Napa, California to Roosevelt, Washington trash train makes track speed through the Butte Valley on a summer morning in 1999.
A northbound garbage train departs Dorris, California on the Shasta Route.
The northbound Coast Starlight is a couple of miles from exiting the Golden State as it approaches the west portal of Tunnel 18.
Southern Pacific's hot PTLAT climbs Sanders Hill near Dorris, California. The grade above the power was part of a shoofly used while adjacent Tunnel 17 was completed. You can see the rear of thi... (more)
After an overnight trip from Portland, the brand new Swift RoadRailer train closes in on Mount Shasta.
In 1990-1992, Union Pacific traffic to and from Burlington Northern at Bieber was detoured on Southern Pacific between Marysville, California and Klamath Falls, Oregon. One of the northbound detou... (more)
A quartet of ex-SP GEs pull a northbound Union Pacific Z train on the Shasta Route.
A westbound manifest on the Shasta Route has just entered the Golden State.
A westbound manifest on the Shasta Route has just entered California on a cold winter afternoon.