Led by a former Southern Pacific SD45T-2 still wearing its red and gray paint, the Buffalo & Pittsburgh's SIRI freight heads south out of Bradford, passing an out of service B&O CPL signals that o... (more)
A trio of former Southern Pacific tunnel motors lead a KYLE train across the desolate Kansas landscape.
After getting a green signal, SP 9395 leads NS 9027, UP 3290 and an eastbound train across the Colorado River bridge and into the Yuma yard. Pool power was very common on the SP Sunset Route.
Former Southern Pacific Tunnel Motor GEXR 3054 is on the point of the Buffalo & Pittsburgh's SIRI as it slows to a stop in the yard north of CP Harris. SIRI will wait for a local to clear up befor... (more)
After swapping crews with the RISI and working the yard, the Buffalo & Pittsburgh's SIRI is back on the move south. A former SP SD45T-2 is leading the train as it departs Johnsonburg, crossing ove... (more)
Looking more like a scene out the 1990's in Colorado, GEXR 3054, a former Southern Pacific tunnel motor, leads the Buffalo & Pittsburgh's SIRI freight from Salamanca to Riker. Falls colors are at ... (more)
A westbound officer special on the Siskiyou Line climbs the 3.6% grade between Ashland and Siskiyou Summit. Aboard are Oregon's two United States Senators and the Congressman for this district.
The engineer on the SP 9217 slowly begins to bring his train eastward out of the West Colton yard, and then head west up the Palmdale Cutoff over Cajon Pass.
SP 9177 leads Milwaukee Road 156, 174 and 168 up Cajon Pass. Seeing three Milwaukee Road engines on a single train was rather rare in SoCal, so we ended up chasing this power consist all day.
As the Amtrak Pacific Railroad Society Mountain Outin Special heads westbound out of Mojave towards the Tehachapi Pass, we met many eastbound trains, including SP 9368. Every vestibule door was op... (more)
SP 9255 has been stopped on the eastbound main for quite a while waiting for a helper set, led by SP 9321 to return from Banning after helping an earlier eastbound over the pass.
The hills on Tehachapi are very dry as SP 6817 roars uphill in run 8 at Woodford. Soon the train will be crawling around the famous Tehachapi Loop.
A very dirty SP 9255 grinds up hill through San Timoteo Canyon as it heads east towards the summit of Banning Pass.
Cotton Belt 9279, SP 8990 and SP 9181 have pulled their train out of the West Colton yard and are now working uphill through Slover siding as they take the Palmdale Cutoff over Cajon Pass.