Easebound freight with 7200 HP will take on helpers 13 miles ahead for run over Gulf Summit.
Spring of 1985 was a time of transition on for Peninsula Commute Service. The new F40's were arriving and being put in service but pulling the old SP coaches and were working alongside some of the... (more)
SP SDP45 #3204 Leads Train #98, the "Coast Daylight" South (SP East) thru the cut behind Oak Hill in South San Jose. Some of the coaches are deadheading "Sunset" cars sent to San Francisco for ser... (more)
SP's Cascade is making its station stop in Berkeley in April of 1971, just days before Amtrak would take over the service. It's next stop would be at Oakland's 16th St. station and the end of the ... (more)
On the return trip of a break in run on Amtrak's California Zephyr, 3207 is fresh from the shops and soon to pull a special to that years Super Bowl
Fresh from the Sacramento Shops, #3207 is on a break in run, East with #6 to Sparks and returning with #5. In a few days, 3207 and sister 3202, also in "Kodachrome" paint will power a special to t... (more)
SP's Cascade getting ready to depart Oakland's 16th station and head to Portland. This station was abandoned after the 1989 earthquake. The buildings still stand but all the track is gone and a fr... (more)
The Eastward San Joaquin, Train #52, just past the crossing of the San Joaquin River at Mossdale
An election campaign special for presidential candidate John Anderson, makes a whistle stop tour on the San Francisco peninsula.
Southern Pacific SDP45 3204 pulls gallery cars on eastbound (southbound) commute #130, as it exits a tunnel in San Francisco, California.
Southern Pacific SDP45s 3207 and 3204 bring southbound (railroad eastbound) Amtrak #11 Coast Starlight to a stop at San Luis Obispo, California on April 18, 1973.
Southern Pacific SDP45s 3201 and 3207, former passenger power, show off their new colors (for the ill-fated SP/Santa Fe merger) at Taylor Yard in Los Angeles, California.