A dirty and worn out SP 7552 leads SSW 7792, SSW 7270, SP 8992 and Conrail 6694 west towards Tucson. Just about any train on the SP Sunset Route would have a pool power unit in the consist.
SP 6344 sits in the siding at Wilmot, Arizona while SP 6320 begins to move past on the main line.
After getting a green signal, SP 9395 leads NS 9027, UP 3290 and an eastbound train across the Colorado River bridge and into the Yuma yard. Pool power was very common on the SP Sunset Route.
SP 8028 leads an eastbound train out of the Tucson yard and around the curve as it heads out on the part of the Sunset Route known as "The Stormy".
A Southern Pacific train crosses the diamonds at Colton.
Southern Pacific Kodachrome 7430 waits in the PMT helper spur for another eastbound train to help up San Timoteo Canyon and Banning Pass.
Southern Pacific 8028 leads an eastbound intermodal train out of the Tucson yard.
Twenty Southern Pacific GP-9s and one SW-1500 sit in storage inside the SP Taylor Yard in Los Angeles.
SP 6338, SP 8959 and SP 2535 at the Tucson Locomotive Plant. The sign on the left promotes the successful 1982 - 1983 safety record for the facility.
SP 1606 slug, along with SP 7942 and SP 7858 at the diesel service area in the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
SP Kodachrome 7384 roars east out of Tucson with a mixed manifest.
The power on the SP 7384 east is being fueled and serviced at the east end of the Tucson yard, while SP 7403 prepares to move west and couple on to its train. Photo taken with permission.
SP 8492 leads a westbound train off the Sunset Route main line in Tucson, and heads down the track towards Nogales.
A westbound officer special on the Siskiyou Line climbs the 3.6% grade between Ashland and Siskiyou Summit. Aboard are Oregon's two United States Senators and the Congressman for this district.
Parked in the middle of the yard, a pair of SP ACs await their next assignment. From here, they could either head toward Fresno, Bakersfield, and Tehachapi Pass. up the East Valley Line toward Ore... (more)