SP "SD45" 8584 leads two UP SD60Ms through West Colton Yard on a rainy winter day. An MofW crews looks on, taking a brief break from pumping floodwater out of low-lying areas of the yar... (more)
Unpatched SP power is seen here sitting at the Oakland diesel shops, shortly after bringing a train in. Nikon D70, 18-70mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
SP 8584 sits in front of the Santa Clara tower, after cuttin off from its train, "The Rock Job". Nikon D70 70-200mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
The "Rock Job" passes Grain Silos, lead by unpatched SP 8584. Nikon D70 70-200mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
The "Rock Job" passes an old packing house, lead by unpatched SP 8584. Nikon D70 70-200mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
SP 8584 is a SD40M-2 rebuilt by Morrison Knudsen from a SD45, originally SP 9074 then NRE 9074. One of not many SP units unpatched in Feb 2005.
This is the helper end of a UP stack train headed by UP 4834. Off in the distance you can see the container cars for BNSF Q ALTLAC crossing under I-15.
After blowing the air 44 local a unpatch SP unit prepares to shift some cars at Arden yard prior to departing for Jean and points south.
UP Southbound Vehicle Train at Scott City, Mo. with a single SP SD40M-2 rebuilt from an SD45 for power
Northbound autoracks. SP 8584 is ex-NRE 9074, exx-SP 9074.