SP GP40X 7231 at the SP Taylor Yard in Los Angeles.
Lots of power at the Union Pacific Los Angles yard and engine facility in 1981. Today includes visitors from Conrail and former Frisco units now with BN markings under the cab. Photo taken with pe... (more)
DRGW 5350 east waits at the east end of Yermo, CA for the hottest train on the UP. The SuperVan lead by reinstated DDA40X 6905 comes roaring by. My brother and I would follow this train well into ... (more)
SP 9211 east leads a long manifest train as its about to crest the summit at Beaumont Hill, CA.
SP 9211 east leads a long manifest train under the cantilever signals at the Hinda crossovers on Beaumont Hill during a very clear morning in southern California.
SP 9235 leads the West Colton-Eugene OR manifest downhill at the famous Tehachapi Loop in the late afternoon sunshine in 1979. Yes, back in the day when you could camp out on the hills next to the... (more)
SP 9029 leads a 4 unit helper set which includes UP 3448, SP 9354 and SP 8515 downhill at the Tehachapi Loop Walong siding.
SP 8493 west leads a 7 unit consist which includes GP9's 3415 and 3824 on the WCLAY (West Colton-Los Angeles manifest) around the loop at the Pepper St overpass.
SP 7347 the specially painted unit for 1984 summer Olympics in Los Angeles sits next to the SP World's Fair Daylight train at the Union Station.
SP 4449 and the Louisiana World's Fair Daylight bask in the glorious afternoon sunshine at Los Angeles Union Station.
SF GP30 2745 along with 2919 rest at the SF San Bernardino shops on a cold February night in 1984.
NS slug unit 879 is seen at the Locomotive Specialist facility waiting to be scrapped and have it's traction motors used for another unit. Photo taken with permission.
BNSF 8596 leads a loaded coal train as it crest the KCS Rich Mountain summit on a beautiful morning for tax day in the U.S.
Norfolk Southern GE units 4209 and 4208 sit on a spur track at the small BNSF yard in Marion, AR.
Arkansas Midland units 2502 and 400 rest next to the crew office in Little Rock on a beautiful Saturday morning.