This former Lackawanna MU car had been soldiering on for over 60 years when I took this photo. Her days were numbered (as well as the GG1s) because NJT was changing the overhead to a newer system.... (more)
After getting a green signal, a Southern Pacific freight eases out of Mojave, CA. It will soon meet the oncoming freight in the distance.
Tunnel motor 6889 swings into the Tehachapi Loop at Walong with the daily "Tank Train."
With the lead units visible around the curve, SP 6874 shoves the mixed freight up Beaumont Hill. This is truly a mixed freight -- Containers, auto racks, and boxcars are all visible in this photo... (more)
High speed Kodachrome! SP 7561 heads to Bakersfield after passing Edison.
I can still hear the sound of the locomotives echoing in the canyon.
Heading for the World's Fair -- 1984.
Backing into North Station.
There's still snow on the ground in May on the Front Range.
A great day to be a railfan.
All tunnel motors! All boxcars (almost)! Dirty locomotives! That's why I miss the SP.
After spending the day at Oshkosh setting up our airshow exhibit, I went chasing GP30s. 711 and sister 700 (still in SOO colors) head back to Fond du Lac from Byron. The beauty of this stretch of ... (more)
Where else but California can you get palm trees AND snow? UP SD40-2 swings into San Bernardino yard after crossing Cajon Pass.
Gotta Love Art Deco! It's nice when beautiful stations are allowed to live. Omaha Union Station is now the Durham Western Heritage Museum.