An SP train was running along the Salton Sea on the Yuma Sub at West Bertrum, CA. This stretch of trackage is the only major main line in America that is below sea level.
A pair of SP's U33C's were bracketing one of only two EMD DD35B units on the roster while leading one of SP's meriod of "haulers" that operated in both directions out of SP main Taylor Y... (more)
Just another BN coal empty with a typical five SD40-2's up front along with a fuel tender was heading northbound back to the Wyoming coal fields near Walker.
Santa Fe tried many combinations of locomotives to pull it's York Canyon, NM to Kaiser Steel in Fontana, CA coal trains, often in solid sets. One of the last combos they used was six of their ten ... (more)
Amtrak's Coast Starlight was heading railroad west through Goleta, CA. As with many Southern California areas, this scene has changed drastically with the addition of structures.
A detouring UP Z train was passing BNSF eastbound control signal Ash Hill
There was still snow on the San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California in April 2001 as eastbound San Bernardino to Alliance, TX train ZSBDALT climbed Cajon Pass near Alray.
Eastbound SP train climbing through Woodford.
Eastbound UP manifest train passing under approach signal cantilever signal Dome Valley, Az.
A San Manuel Arizona Railroad job was working hard pulling the hill out of the valley at Hayden after interchanging traffic with Copper Basin Railroad.
A Mexico bound KCS stack train is rounding the sharp connection from KCS line to SP trackage rights at Victoria
A northbound SP train has just come over the top of the Palmer Divide at Palmer Lake, CO, and is beginning the long descent to Denver with an unusual mix of SP and BN power.
A Ft Worth bound road railer train led by a single LMX unit was approaching Holliday, KS, on the former Santa Fe main.
Before directional running was established between Pueblo and Amarillo, BNSF's former BN Twin Peaks Sub handled most traffic between CO and TX. Before standard coal power was 2x2, coal trains were... (more)
Eastbound Barstow to Kansas City freight climbing toward Crozier Canyon near Valentine