The Prairie Sky Is Wide And High. Between the Amtrak stops in Del Rio and Sanderson, Texas, there is a long stretch of the route of the Amtrak Sunset Limited (Train 1) that parallels US Rou... (more)
A westbound manifest heads through rural Sanderson, TX on the former SP Sunset Route with the class unit of SP's order of SD70Ms leading the way.
UP 3974 making it way westward through Sanderson Canyon on manifest to El Paso, Texas
The vastness of the west is one of a few things that will make a train appear small. This westbound is curving through Sanderson Canyon on the ex-SP Sunset Route, a case study on my opening state... (more)
Parked on a forlorn siding in rural Sanderson, TX sits a fine example of a former Southern Pacific fire car. Originally built in December 1942, it has had a long life and sits idle in southwest T... (more)
A westbound manifest freight traverses scenic Sanderson Canyon in remote (and aptly named) Sanderson, TX as it heads toward El Paso on the famed ex-SP Sunset Route. The lead locomotive is the cla... (more)
Looks like an oldtimer. Sanderson is the site of the June 1965 flood that killed several people, disinterred graves, and sent rail cars floating away.
An eastbound approaches the west Texas town of Sanderson where a crew change will take place for the next lap to Del Rio
A visit to West Texas pre-merger reveals SP 9743 leading an eastbound hot shot.
Westbound "Blue Streak" derailed mid-train doing 38 MPH wiping out bridge.