Southern Pacific train No. 52, the southbound "San Joaquin Daylight," running south of Caliente in the Tehachapi Mountains of Southern California in January 1960. Photo by Southern Pacif... (more)
An A-B-B set of E.M.D E-7 units lead Southern Pacific train Number One, the westbound Sunset Limited, up the eastern side of Beaumont Pass, in the early 1950s. It is only a few minutes out of Pal... (more)
The well-known red, orange and black of "Daylight" was the stamp of approval among seasoned travellers in the West on July 10, 1949, when this flashy new streamliner took to the rails of... (more)
SP FP7 6393 was leading Rock Island E8 648 and two SP E7B's, eastward at Los Angeles, CA. on the Golden State in 1967. From my collection, Photo by Bob Ferge.
In the 1960s, my father sought out Santa Fe and Southern Pacific PAs whenever he was in California. Here, Southern Pacific #102, the eastbound City of San Francisco, is led by four PAs soon after... (more)
Southern Pacific Train 52, the San Joaquin Daylight, is led by an A-B-A set of F7s at Richmond, CA in the 1960s. The train is about to pass under my father's vantage point, the Santa Fe bridge. ... (more)
The Shasta Daylight is burning up the Cal P near Elmira on a hot summer day in 1956. This image was taken by the late John E. Shaw, Jr.
Southern Pacific FP7 6453 lead the Coast Daylight south near San Francisco, passing a commuter train heading into the city.
R.T. Steinbrenner Photo
Train #98 the Coast Daylight at San Jose
Stopped at Tracy
On the Northwestern Pacific A Roger Puta Photograph
The San Joaquin Daylight. A Roger Puta Photograph
Amtrak No. 6 prepares to depart 16th Street Station in Oakland.
The conductor on the lead SP helper checks his consist to ensure everything is ok. The helper was added to help Amtrak's returning Fun Train to make it over Donner.
An F and an E bring SP’s westbound Train 1, “Sunset Limited,” to a passenger stop at Lake Charles, La. in the evening sunshine on Jan. 7, 1970 when the days were short. Unless they get sw... (more)