Even though it had been 18 months since Union Pacific swallowed up Southern Pacific, this image suggests little had changed on the Shasta Route. The northbound RoadRailer nears Oregon in spring 1... (more)
Eastbound ski train
A quartet of former Southern Pacific locomotives tow Union Pacific's Denver to Salt Lake City manifest freight west along the former Rio Grande at Riverton on June 9, 2000.
The Ski train heads West out of Denver approaching the Big Ten Curve on the last run of the 1991-92 Ski season.
The power is a pair of immaculate looking engines, with Southern Pacific GP60 9738 ... (more)
Still the best looking paint scheme on a loco today.
While she may need a little freshening up, this unpatched, speed-lettered Southern Pacific GP 60 looks great on the point! This trio was spotted waiting for assignment in the 36th Street Yard in ... (more)
Leaving Chicago behind, a UP baretable transfer leaves the Metra Runner for Metra track #1 at CP518 with empties for UP's Yard Center. Amazing to see an unpatched Espee in 2009!
SP 9738 takes a 6400ft bare table train from Global 1 to Yard Center. The last time I remember a SP on the point in the Chicagoland area was a SD40M-2 leading ZTUCS on the BNSF in Spring of 2008!!... (more)
SP GP60 9738 leads an eastbound Evergreen Marine stack train down the grade from Mescal just before sunset.
Rare unpatched GP60
Power off of the arriving Q194 (left) shifts some cars while a yard job returning from early morning work holds the main at CSX's Pinoca Yard on Charlotte's west side. Both jobs quickly cleared u... (more)