Cotton Belt 9630 leads two SP and one Rio Grande eastbound through San Timeteo Canyon. The steep grade and reverse curves required most trains to have helpers, and made following an eastbound tra... (more)
Here is another example of one of the Santa Fe 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. This beautiful streamlined locomotive was known as the "Blue Goose". My... (more)
Here is an example of one of the Santa Fe 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. This BLW builders photo card is from the J. R. Doughty collection.
Santa Fe 5025, which has the long or commonly called "snoot" nose, pays a visit to the Phoenix diesel service. Photo taken with permission.
UP 2691 sits outside the Jenks Locomotive Shops, with UP 5017 sitting across the transfer pit. Photo taken with permission.
Sporting the Kodachrome paint scheme, SP 6356 sits in the Phoenix yard on another hot July day.
View from the Tucson Yard Tower as Cotton Belt 9700 waits for a crew.
Brand new SP 7100 has stopped for a crew change in the Tucson yard. The SP 7100 was rebuilt by Morrison- Knudsen, and is on its first run to the west coast.
Eyebrows on a Snoot? Someone had a little fun by wiping off the dirt on the nose of SP 8387 to create "eyebrows". SP 8387 is leading an eastbound manifest up the steep grade in the San... (more)
SP 5110 needs some paint touch-up on the nose as it sits in the diesel service area in the SP West Colton yard.
28 years ago today, SP 8266 leads six other EMD locomotives west up the steep grade near Chamiso Siding. Interesting to note that all seven locomotives are facing the same direction.
Ah, the goo... (more)
It looks like the work is almost done on the UP 9617 and UP 6463. The UP 9617 was the former SP 8153. Photo taken with permission.
Work continues on the UP 656 as it sits outside the Jenks Locomotive Shops. Photo taken with permission.
Five different locomotive models sit outside the Jenks Locomotive Shops waiting for repairs to be done. Photo taken with permission.
The President George H. W. Bush UP 4141 looks great in the afternoon sun, the UPY 725, well, it needs more time inside the Jenks locomotive repair shops. Photo taken with permission.