A veteran SW1200 is seen working out it's last days on the Richmond Pacific inner job, hauling coal bound for Japan.
Richmond Pacific SW900 #1195 rests in Brightside Yard at the Niles Canyon Railway with two GE Centercabs (US Army 298, an 80-Tonner, and US Army 7348, a 65-Tonner). In the background, Robert Dolla... (more)
Spotting empty gons.
Faded and tattered but still showing a strong reflection of its SP heritage! RPRC 1195 now calls Niles Canyon home, luckily retaining its full light package and other SP ornaments after years of... (more)
One of the evening crews on the Richmond Pacific shuffles hoppers around near the port. With the days growing shorter, most of this work will begin to be done under the cover of darkness.
Richmond Pacific's ex-MP SW interrupts the flow of Wright Ave. as it drags a cut of black diamonds towards the dockside unloading area. This coal was delivered by UP from West Elk Mine (Arco, CO) ... (more)
The Richmond Pacific EMD SW900 backs on one of the storage tracks with 2 other units in Niles Canyon Railway's Brightside Yard. Nice to see the faded baby blue-white paint scheme out in person. Gu... (more)
Brakeman has flagged Harbor Way so NRE genset 2015 can cross, on its way to the BNSF yard. Model 2GS12B-R
Richmond Pacific 49 takes a train of cement cars out of the Cemex plant in Richmond, California.
New meets the old. While crews are out on lunch RPRC 1268 and 424 which is a new piece of motive power idle away as the await to head out.
On a warm April evening in the San Francisco Bay Area, RPRC 1268 leaves the water behind, and a massive unloading crane too.
Richmond Pacific's yellow switcher sits in the street. Cool number too, 4449.
A Richmond Pacific cab hop returns to Richmond after making a set out of cars to the UP at Stege.
A former Southern Pacific SW1200 shuffles cars around Richmond Pacific's maze of industrial track.