Early in the morning, SP 4345 West hustles "compass" southward through downtown Stockton, CA. The train originated in Roseville, CA.
While passing through Ogden on April 30, 1994, I spotted an SP 'Kodachrome' SD9E in the SP yard. The 4345 was among 11 SD9E units to receive the colorful but failed Southern Pacific Santa Fe merge... (more)
The Cal-P was a great line to railfan in 1994 and 1995. The SP sent most of it's remaining SD-9's to the Roseville area, and many trains, even this hot trailer train to the Bay Area, would have GP... (more)