A pair of GP60s await their next assignment at Oxnard.
UP 1053 was built as SP 9759, and powered high priority intermodal trains early in its career. 29 years later, the unit is now relegated to service on locals.
An ex-SP GP60 is tied up at Oxnard after working the LOF63 during the day.
Power off the Oxnard Local is tied up at the former SP station site with a patched SP providing a nice prop.
Running around their train at Santa Susana in the late afternoon light, the power for today's LOF41, including a touch of authentic Southern Pacific, hustles past the Santa Susana Railroad Depot &... (more)
Ex-SP 9759 now UP 1053 sits idle in the Guadalupe Yard awaiting assignment
Southern Pacific Under Threatening Skies. A threatening sky has begun to form above Simi Valley as the LOF41, headed today by a veteran, ex-Southern Pacific GP60, prepares to shove east for... (more)
Making a quick run around of their train, a colorful lash-up operating as the LOF41 today hustles past the Santa Susana depot.
SP LIVES! Well, this is about as close to the Southern Pacific still being alive and operating on an active mainline as one can get these days. The prelude to an intense storm system is pas... (more)
"It's Too Late For That." With a touch of SP still holding strong on the nose of the UP 1053, a rather late edition of the LOF41 passes through Chatsworth as it prepares to duck i... (more)
Speed Lettering On The Coast Line. While only going as far west as Simi Valley, a scarlet and grey unit returned to the ex-Southern Pacific (SP) Coast Line briefly in the form of UP 1053. D... (more)
UP 1053 sits quietly on a cold January night at Casa Grande
UP local LWA54 switches off the UP main line, by an old depot in Jonesboro, Arkansas, into the Union Pacific yard. BNSF 7760 heads south on the BNSF Thayer South Sub mainline on the opposite side ... (more)