For a brief time in Oregon, locomotives of the mid-20th century and the early 21st century worked side by side. On Labor Day 1994, two brand new SD70Ms cool their heels in the siding at Labish, w... (more)
One of my favorite places on earth.....specially when the SP was there........SLO!!
On a clear fall morning, the Albany Roustabout makes up its train at Albany Yard.
with six units and 78 cars plus a caboose. They will have to triple the last grade to mine from Monte Vista. This line was once part of the South Pacific Coast's narrow gauge line to Santa Cruz ... (more)
Steam Meets On The Keller Branch. While only one of the two locomotive's pictured is actually under steam, who would have thought even this would be possible in 2017 on a portion of the Sou... (more)
A pair of SP's U33C's were bracketing one of only two EMD DD35B units on the roster while leading one of SP's meriod of "haulers" that operated in both directions out of SP main Taylor Y... (more)
SP 3399 West thunders down the jointed rail of the Valley Line at French Camp, CA.
The Pacific Coast Express is about two hours into its trip to Los Angeles as it nears a crew change at Eugene. The drawbridge towers in the background mark the location of Burlington Northern's p... (more)
Running as an extra, Southern Pacific 4-6-0 No. 18 passes the Yard-Limit sign at the Northern end of Durango as it makes its first ever run to Silverton. This locomotive is owned by the Carson & C... (more)
The Conductor and Fireman on the Coast Starlight confer during the train's station stop at Eugene.
On a beautiful afternoon on the west side of Beaumont Hill, nine GP40-2s pull a westbound hot-shot a little ways west of the town of Beaumont, CA.
SPMW 209 at Roseville, 8/4/19.
Ex DRGW F7B, SPMW 8222 at Roseville, 8/4/19.
On Thanksgiving afternoon, a loaded sugar beet train departs the Klamath Basin. The following morning, it will be interchanged to California Northern and forwarded to Holly Sugar's refinery at Ham... (more)
A train bound for Roseburg splits a pair of semaphores on the Siskiyou Line.