Espee's first two SD70Ms lead the PTPCX west on the Shasta Route. At Dunsmuir, a helicopter would follow the train down the Sacramento River Canyon to obtain images for advertising media.
SP 3208 painted in the SPSF merger scheme leads two more SDP45's, the 3202 and 3203 plus a SD45T-2 Eastbound on a cab hop.
Adam Farence Photo....
Three new C44-9W and two veteran tunnel motors pull a load westbound coal train down Spanish Fork Canon. The C44-9W's wouldn't last long in these parts. The AC4400CW would soon take over on the Ri... (more)
As the afternoon light quickly disappears over Emigrant Gap, SPMW 209, one of Southern Pacific's original rotary snow plows, sits quietly with its rear-marker lights on and its respective B-unit i... (more)
An eastbound Southern Pacific freight passes a coal train laid up with locomotive issues on top of Soldier Summit, Utah, on September 7, 1995. Note the white sand on top of the rails in front of S... (more)
Westbound coal train on UP Muncie station West Kansas City
A C44-9W/GP40-2 combo leads an East St. Louis to Dallas TOFC train through the farmland south of Dupo shortly after getting underway. The "T" in the symbol stands for TOFC/COFC traffic, of which ... (more)
An eastbound Z train with a solid set of SP power is passing ponds of snow melt runoff. By month end, the water in the distance will evaporate. Just ahead of the train is the highest point on the... (more)
New Southern Pacific GE C44-9W No. 8194 leads a southbound Wisconsin Central taconite ore train up Byron Hill at Byron, Wisconsin, on February 26, 1995. Trailing No. 8194 is an eclectic trio of EM... (more)
A pair of four-axle GEs leads a SD45 and a tunnel motor on an eastbound coal train along the IHB. Tom Golden photo.
Sometimes, quite by accident, you discover something truly extraordinary. On July 24, 2000, I found a Union Pacific coal train departing Provo, traveling west down the Sharp Subdivision on its way... (more)
Adam gets a shot of a WC train on the BRC as WC Engineer Bill Beecher Jr smiles for the camera......Adam Farence Photo.
A light helper rolls downhill through Weimar after helping an eastbound up the Hill. The lead unit is an ex-Rio Grande tunnel motor.
Southern Pacific/Texas & New Orleans Railroad F9(A) 610 with F9(B) 722 and F9(A) 723 all upgraded from F3 A and B units. The T&NO Houston shop rebuilt 35 A and 20 B units in 1959-1960.