When this image was taken, the housing industry in the Las Vegas area was going full blast. This required the UP at times to have multiple sections of the same local working simultaneously to keep... (more)
While lost Humpback Whales swim in the Suisun Bay a mere 1/2 mile away, my attention was momentarily diverted to the unpatched SP8613. Here she is seen pulling in the Oakland-Benicia LRJ50 transfe... (more)
Moments before the inbound crew goes on duty, the unpatched SP8613 with patched ex-Espee GP40-2 brothern rests a few more minutes in Benicia, CA. Look carefully and you might note that the previou... (more)
This crew awaits their turn to pick up rail along the UPLA Sub as other crews replace wood with concrete ties along Van Buren Blvd..
Definitely the catch of the day . . . At the end of a slow order, SP 8613 rolls down-grade through Kirkwood with a westbound rack train, AASAMB 17.
A nice "patchless" Southern Pacific unit, these seem to be getting harder and harder to find out on the Union Pacific system.