Southern Pacific's West Colton to Los Angeles Hauler rounds the balloon track as it departs West Colton Yard and heads west on January 5th, 1980. The train is powered by a trio of SD39s (5320, 53... (more)
This former Minneapolis, Northfield & Southern SD39 looks good in its MN&S-inspired paint as it switches sand cars near Chippewa Falls on Wisconsin Northern.
DAIR4027, former SP SD39, departing Sioux City near War Eagle Park and alongside I-29 with another train of mty's for Dell Rapids, SD. I found it very refreshing to see 3 units in a paint scheme o... (more)
EMDs a plenty at the LTEX shops in Mcdonald Ohio.
Progressive Rail's former Soo Line (Minneapolis Northfield & Southern) SD39 fills in at Chieftian Sand slowly positioning covered hoppers for loading of fracking sand. Business must be good as it ... (more)
Fresh from rebuilding in San Bernardino, SPSF merger-painted 1569 leads an eastbound San Diego to Barstow train up the north track at Cajon.
BNSF 1812 (SD39) heads over the South Platte River to the Stock Yards
SP job out of Dolores yard with interchange cars for Harbor Belt Line at Thenard interlocking
The Ex-BNSF 6385, now 3302, waiting on detour the arrival of 2358, both with trash train
SP 5311 meets another SP train with UP power in 1977
With a light rain falling, freshly painted Santa Fe 1569 sits along with other SPSF merger paint scheme locomotives and slug units in primer paint outside of the San Bernardino engine shops.
Photographer Dave Stanley scurries back to the photographer's Plymouth Valiant after getting a shot of a Santa Fe York Canyon Coal Train at Martinez Spur on Cajon Pass.
SP 5304 near Techachapi 1977
Led by 3 SPSF merger-painted SD39's, the LA-KC 893 train makes a quick stop to cut out helpers on a stormy winter morning.
Not long after the Soo bought the MN&S the pair of MN&S SD39's started to roam system wide. Equipped with Hancock air whistles and with an amber flasher above the front walkway the units presented... (more)