Southern Pacific SD40T-2 #8530 still wears the SPSF merger scheme as it leads a Westbound light helper set into Caliente. The consist includes a pair of former Missouri Pacific SD40's, now Paducah... (more)
Crossing over itself! A Roger Puta Photograph
A colorful power combination leads SP's Eugene to Chicago lumber drag east through the Jordan Narrows on Jan. 17, 1994.
Southern Pacific SD40T-2 8530 is still painted up in the colors of the failed SP + Santa Fe merger as it leads a six unit light helper set Westbound back down the hill towards Bakersfield. Also i... (more)
Loved those Kadachromes.
The SP 8530 East is pictured with its train of empties at Cortena siding. The SP mothballed this line several years later, eventually leasing it to the California Northern.
SP 8530 is working hard at the point of an eastbound drag freight at Troy, Ca on SP's Donner Pass Line. Two more EMD's are cut in mid train to help this heavy train over one of the toughest rail l... (more)
The story of SP in the 1980s: First the failed SPSF merger, then DRGW takes over and the whole thing reverts to red and gray.
UP Southbound Freight Train at McClure, Illinois on UP'S Chester Sub with an SP SD40T-2 leading a FURX SD40-2