US Sugar recently connected portions of their private rail network to form a new main line from Bryant to the mill in Clewiston to avoid using South Central Florida Express through Belle Glade. A... (more)
In anticipation of an ICC approval of a AT&SF/SP merger, SP painted 5 of its 89 SD40R's in merger red and yellow. Units 7303, 7310 7357, 7361 and 7384. The 7384 sits in the afternoon sun at Eugen... (more)
In the hole heading to CP-7.
An eastbound rolls through the tangent between tunnels 11 and 12 along the Sacramento River. This is the northern (timetable east) end of the line change built for the Shasta Dam. The train is nea... (more)
SP 7349 west leads the hot Blue Streak Merchandiser at the Vail crossovers in 1987.
A unique lite engine move passes under signals on the IHB. Tom Golden photo.
No one was happy, when a freshly shopped SP 7308 was added to the front end of the 4449 Daylight for its trip over Tehachapi. There were a lot of angry railfan's that day. But looking at the pictu... (more)
Along a foggy San Pablo Bay, an eastbound Southern Pacific unit steel coil train curves through Pinole, California, led by “Kodachrome” EMD SD40R No. 7303 on March 2, 1987.
At the appointed time on February 16, 2002, the Rio Grande Ski Train departs Fraser and heads up the grade to Winter Park to pick up a trainload of tired skiers ready to head back home to Denver. ... (more)
While skiers enjoy the slopes of Winter Park, the Rio Grande Ski Train is being turned on the wye at Tabernash, Colorado, then will go east to the next siding at Fraser until it is time to head ba... (more)
Specially painted SP SD40R 7347 for the 1984 summer Olympic games in Los Angeles. This unit still dressed in Olympic paint livery was wrecked/scraped 8/85 at Westminster, Colorado while on the Bu... (more)
SP 7347 the specially painted unit for 1984 summer Olympics in Los Angeles sits next to the SP World's Fair Daylight train at the Union Station.
ICG SD40R 6055, former GM&O SD40 906.
A Montana Rail Link freight rolls east near Columbus, MT led by a pair of their rebuilt SD40s, a treat considering most trains run with BNSF power.
A Southern Pacific intermodal train approaches the port of Long Beach.