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.
Two Kodachrome SDs lead an eastbound Siskiyou train through the Rogue Valley.
A westbound lumber drag takes siding at Cascade Summit to cut its helper and meet Amtrak 14. The lead locomotive survived long enough to be the last SP Kodachrome painted road unit in operation fo... (more)
Shortly after a crew change at Dunsmuir, a westbound SP manifest crosses Castle Creek in the shadow of the Castle Crags.
An eastbound train of lumber empties is rolling along the Black Butte Subdivision. The orange plating over the class light receptacles was something I never saw on any other SP locomotive.
Just after sunrise, the Olympic Torch Relay train arrives at Klamath Falls. Local Olympic decathlon champion Dan O'Brien was featured in the ceremonies at the depot.
A westbound manifest highballs Black Butte, heading for the crew change at Dunsmuir.
SP 7312 East roars out of the siding at the east end of Bealville, pouring diesel exhaust high into the sky overhead.