Running through the cacti ...
The old SP alignment is still visible in the back.
Train 302, inbound from St. Louis, heads in after a cold cross-state trek. Unit 35 is hostled back into service.
Fellow contributor Jim Hinkhouse>, with contributions from seven decades of railroading, dials in a parting shot as ... (more)
The California Zephyr begins the climb toward the Continental Divide, somewhere inside the Moffatt Tunnel. Denver is visible on the valley floor below.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief enters the Wootton Curve, made famous by AT&SF publicity photos of yore.
The Saluki tears over the Calumet River, en route to southern Illinois.
Four classics chugging uphill in the early Cajon morning ...
Ripping south on a chilly morning.
Through the Loop, south/west bound toward Tehachapi and the Mojave Desert.
Ex-MoPac GP15-1s are among the variety of diesels in UP's North Yard today, along with partially-patched SP/UP 6158.
Taking the Christmas holiday off, but likely to see some work in the new year!