Power-starved UP had to pull everything off the shelves in early 1984 and for a few months Centennials were back in service. This included Feather River Canyon. Here is 6927 winding its way throug... (more)
It used to happen everywhere. 9169's engineer leans out to grab orders. The conductor will grab his when the caboose rolls by.
It's been 35 years but I still remember the sound. The Super Continental rolls through Frazier River Canyon.
Power-short Union Pacific put the Centennials back on the line for a few months in 1984. Here, 6912 tops the summit of Cajon Pass.
Leaving Bald Knob, AR under a classic MOPAC signal bridge
I think Canadian Pacific only painted one unit to honor the 1986 World's Fair (The reason I was in BC). At least CP was nice enough to put it on the head end. Does anyone know the name of the mo... (more)
Barely a month old, #9696 swings around the broad curve at Cabazon. This was a great place to catch multiple locomotive sets -- in this case the head end and the helpers.
The steep grade of track #2 is obvious as 102 drops into Cajon.
913 tiptoes out of the swirling fog at Taylor, AL.
The first station looks interesting. This board was in the ATSF dispatch/CTC office when it was located in the San Bernardino train station.
Elephant Style! A trio of MACs roll through Chelsea, OK. The blue truck to the right is parked on old Route 66.
UP #9249 clatters across the diamonds under the watchful eye of Stockton Tower.
On a crisp autumn day, one-year-old SD50 #5504 leads sister #5502 past the town's namesake landmark.
SBD #7052 opens the throttles as it leaves Troy, AL, heading for Brundidge, Ozark, Dothan, and points beyond.
On a beautiful summer day a San Diegan glides through Del Mar on its way to its namesake city. There are over a dozen surfers in the water!