On a beautiful afternoon on the California coast, SP's Davenport Local switches the yard at its namesake town. In the background stands Davenport Cement, which used coal off the Rio Grande to help... (more)
Before delivering its coal loads to Davenport Cement, SP's Davenport Local cut off two of its four GP9s. Note the disrepair of the rail in the yard. The photographer remembers passing through this... (more)
Four SP GP9s haul a string of loaded Rio Grande coal hoppers out of Santa Cruz toward the cement plant in Davenport.
The Davenport Local descends the light rail of the branch into its namesake town with a string of Rio Grande hoppers in tow.