A Special UP Operation Lifesaver train, with UP 7872, Heritage unit SP 1996, and three passenger cars, rolls east over the Cienega Creek Bridge. The dispatcher ran the train up the much shorter t... (more)
All aboard! It's 7:52 a.m. and the first train of passengers board an Operation Lifesaver Special in the Intermountain Power Railcar Service Center Yard on May 4, 1995. The 10 car train with UP E9... (more)
A special consist put together by the four Class I railroads serving Duluth-Superior plus a Budd RDC borrowed from the North Shore Scenic Railroad rolled through Superior in conjunction with local... (more)
Fellow railfan Ken Rattenne and I pooled our flashbulbs and spent the night of April 15, 1987 shooting Operation Lifesaver engines SP E9 6051, WP F7 913 and UP E9 951 on the San Francisco Belt Rai... (more)
A future engineer? Everybody wants their photo taken with the Rio Grande heritage unit, including this little guy perched upon dads's shoulders while mom hurries to get the shot.
Union Pacific's 'City of Provo' passenger train? Hardly. After spending most of the day performing safety drills between Nephi and Springville, a UP Operation Lifesaver Special departs Provo for S... (more)
The Boy Scout engine and the SP heritage engine pull the Operation Lifesaver special into SLC.
Heading to Sacramento from San Jose, the four units make up one of the early OLS trains
Summer is here in the Pacific Northwest and so is the UP Heritage, Rio Grande. Both are long overdo and very welcome.
UP1989 and the Operation Lifesaver special head back to Brooklyn on the last run of the day.
UP1989 leads the Operation Lifesaver special through Salem on a Sunny and Beautiful Sunday morning.
After finishing up Operation Lifesaver trips around Portland, UP1989 heads south to Salem for the next day's Events.
Clean and shiney as if it was just unveiled, UP1989 basks in the afternoon sun after a successfull day of Operation Lifesaver runs.