Southern Pacific AC4400 #164 claws at the 3% grade and rounds Kindig's Curve. The big GE is less than 1 year old and still has a very shiny "Rudolf" nose. A storm front is appro... (more)
A Lot of Horsepower for a Transfer RunA quartet of six-axle Alco diesels (C628s and C630s) heads east out of the Southern Pacific's West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, on a... (more)
A Sled Where It Never SnowsAmong the engine sets handling switching duties at the Southern Pacific's large West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, on March 2, 1975, are SP C-63... (more)
Three years after the UP-SP merger it was possible (although uncommon) to catch an all SP power consist. SP 8365 and SP 8626 drag a Roper to Provo turn through the Salt Lake Valley with 70 cars fo... (more)
The Minturn helpers are still on the point of the Oakland Kansas City Autos about to duck under Hwy 24 near Malta
SP153 sits with mates at Wisconsin Central's Schiller Park, IL yard. The locomotives are likely off a taconite or coal load as they sit awaiting their next assignment. The second unit is a C44-9W... (more)
SP221, 200 and sister sit awaiting set-up for final delivery to Southern Pacific. The bran-new AC4400s will be assigned to taconite and Utah/Colorado coal service. Belt Railway of Chicago acted... (more)
SP8186 was part of a quartet that likely came off a taconite train, as there was a ore train leaving the yard with three new AC4400s. The AC traction engines were just being delivered and the -9s ... (more)
Southern Pacific train 3 the "Golden State" with in the lead Alco PA-1 6068, EMD E7B 5916, and E9A 6048 at Cuervo, New Mexico February 12, 1964.
Dog's breakfast leading #11 South OF Gilroy at Corporal.
A rare SP GP40P-2 sits awaiting its next assignment in Bloomington, IL
Two Southern Pacific AC4400 locomotives crawl up Winter Park Hill. It is at this point the entire train is on the twisting 2% Winter Park Hill. If a train makes it past Kings Crossing it is likely... (more)
This Baldwin was built in 1906 and worked in the Yuma area until it was donated to the city of Yuma in 1957 for display.
SSW819 is returning to Pine Bluff from the 1990 NRHS convention in St. Louis, MO.
Eastbound along the Arkansas River during the last year of operation. The last train over Tennessee Pass would run three months later.