Head up of the zombie trains of Eureka. SP 2872 was part of the North Coast Railroads fleet that hauled timber from Eureka to the Northwestern Pacific interchange at Willits.
The main terminus of the Northwestern Pacific was the yard at Eureka where the railroad meets the sea. The railroad once hauled forest products until washouts along the Eel River canyon landlocked... (more)
This venerable Baldwin has spotted a rock train for unloading. Part of MKT's original diesel order this unit probably owes it's continued use to being repowered by EMD.