Smoke from nearby forest fires dominates the morning as an eastbound Southern Pacific train on the Modoc Line starts the climb out of the Madeline Plains. Once the train reaches the summit at Cre... (more)
An eastbound manifest on the Modoc Line passes stored sugar beet cars at Stukel siding. The train is a few miles south of Klamath Falls. In less than three months, Union Pacific will close the M... (more)
An eastbound Southern Pacific manifest is entering the Modoc Line at Texum siding, a junction on the south side of Klamath Falls.
The low roar of two 20-cylinder EMD prime movers followed closely by the staccato ratcheting of a GE C30-7 fill the air in rural Salt Lake County as SP's Eugene, Oregon to Chicago, Illinois Q-trai... (more)
A brand new GE AC4400CW is serviced at SP's Roper Yard in South Salt Lake on Sept. 9, 1995.
Southern Pacific's Eugene to Chicago Q-train curves through Grant Tower in Salt Lake City the evening of Aug. 13, 1996. Present is the old track alignment with the 'New Extension' and diamond cros... (more)
Southern Pacific's EUCHQ cruises east through Murray Sampler while Salt Lake City Southern GP38 No. 5556 awaits a call in the old Union Pacific Pallas Yard on July 25, 1996.
The chant of EMD tunnel motors under full throttle echoes through the Red Narrows as the EUCHQ tackles Soldier Summit with 68 loads on March 9, 1996.
An MPI SD40M-2 and three EMD 'cinderblocks' lead a Eugene to Chicago Q-train east through Riverton on Aug. 23, 1994.
Three freshly rebuilt and repainted MK Rail SD40M-2s lead Southern Pacific's Eugene to Chicago Q-train east through Rio Grande's Fourth South Yard in Salt Lake City on May 30, 1994. MK Rail rebuil... (more)
A quartet of Rio Grande EMDs lead SP's EUCHQ east through Sutro on Sept. 13, 1992.
SP's Eugene to Chicago Q-train speeds eastward through Riverton with 46 cars. April 20, 1994
A colorful power combination leads SP's Eugene to Chicago lumber drag east through the Jordan Narrows on Jan. 17, 1994.
With leased Conrail and CSX power on the head end, SP's Eugene to Chicago lumber drag heads east through Riverton on Sept. 8, 1993.