An eastbound train on the Modoc Line disturbs the peace of a quiet Sunday morning in Likely, California. A standpipe for refilling steam locomotive tenders with water was probably the reason for ... (more)
In spring 1987, a work train is setting out water cars at sidings in the Cascades so they can be available for fire service in the summer.
I labelled this photo as "westbound, near De Beque, Colorado". That`s all I know! Research on Railpics seems to say that loco 8385 is an SD40T-2. Seen in 1994.
An amply powered eastbound descends the west slope of Oregon's Cascade Range on a 1987 spring afternoon.
As the Willamette & Pacific Eugene Hauler prepares to depart Albany Yard, a Southern Pacific train passes on the main line.
In the last year that SP trains regularly ran with cabooses on the Shasta Route, a westbound train takes siding at Kirk.
A westbound lumber drag cuts its helper set at Cascade Summit.
A westbound lumber drag takes siding at Cascade Summit to cut its helper and meet Amtrak 14. The lead unit survived long enough to be the last SP Kodachrome painted road unit in operation for succ... (more)
An eastbound SP train in the Cascades is entering the slide area near Fields siding.
The crew on the SP 6321 prepare to head out of the diesel service area and into the West Colton yard for more switching duties. Photo taken with permission.
SP 6646 and former BN 6560 sit in the yard in Phoenix. Note the silver steam locomotive tender on the right. Photo taken with permission.
SP 6344 and Kodachrome SP 6354 lead the Wilmont turn out of Tucson while an F-16 from the Arizona Air National Guard passes overhead.
SP 6309 and SP 6314 roll their set of local cars out of Phoenix and through Tempe on a beautiful morning.
A quartet of ex-SP GEs pull a northbound Union Pacific Z train on the Shasta Route.
SP 8526, with the Kodachrome paint scheme, leads a mixture of SP and Cotton Belt power, plus former Conrail 6693, westbound across the Cienega Creek Bridge. As clouds continue to build, the train ... (more)