Eastbound ski train
3 brand new AC4400's await departure on a westbound at North Yard.
9361 leads SD40T-2s 8586,8559 and SD50 D&RGW 5513 towards Tunnel 2.
In October 1995, late in the afternoon on Donner Pass, two big GEs hold back tonnage as they come down the mountain with a manifest in tow. If you look carefully, you can see where the downhill ma... (more)
Southern Pacific No. 4449 returns to Seattle Wa. from Vancouver, Canada. After passing through the tunnel under Downtown Seattle, the 4449 and consist passes under Main street as it arrives King S... (more)
Former Rio Grande SD-50 5517 shows off its brand new Southern Pacific paint scheme in the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
SP Slug 1602 sits in the afternoon sun in the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
With a little snow still on the ground from a storm earlier today, an eastbound SP pig train passes the big coaling tower at Mescal, AZ. The tower appears to have been built shortly after SP acqui... (more)
Southern Pacific Golden State dining car “Golden Trencher” is freshly-painted and on display at the Union Station Railroad Museum at Mendota, Illinois, on April 8, 2016. I didn’t have the opportun... (more)
GP60 9745, a pair of SD40T-2s and another GP60 approach Bealville.
Surprise! 4449 makes a unannounced run with BNSF business cars. Here it is seen heading east along the Fallbridge Sub. It is apparently filming an IMAX movie. Note the cameras on the front end.
No Rio Grande in sight, on the Rio Grande main. As a group of mainly Southern Pacific B truck locomotives handle this freight train.
A classic SP caboose brings up the back end of a local as it has just crossed the diamond at Joliet.
On January 13, 2001, in a high country snowstorm, the Rio Grande Ski Train unloads a large group of happy skiers at Winter Park, Colorado, on January 13, 2001.
EMD demonstrator 5 along with two other GP60 units have uncoupled from there train and are headed to the diesel service facility passing by the Tucson yard tower.
Photo taken with permission.