The only surviving Daylight diesel sits nose to nose with ATSF 347C during the Worlds Strongest Man Tournament which is being held in Old Town Sacramento.
Built in 1949, SP 5208 is one of two examples still in existence. The unit is usually stored away at the Sacramento Locomotive Works, but has been taken outside for the Worlds Strongest Man Tourna... (more)
The empty return train to Trona rolls past the dry lake beds and Trona Pinnacles.
The empty return train to Trona with 3 former SP motors on point.
The loaded afternoon train out of Trona nears the UP interchange at Searles.
The loaded afternoon train out of Trona runs past the Trona Pinnacles campsites.
The Guadalupe Hauler heads south with 4 locomotives and 8 cars. This edition has two T4s bookending the consist.
After a meet with AMTK 14 at Serrano Siding where the crew change took place, the Talgo Funeral trains continues south. The two sets are headed for scrap in LA. WSDOT retired all of the Series 6 t... (more)
A rare sighting of "helpers" return to the Cuesta Grade on Valentines Day 2021! Since the oilcans stopped running, SLO no longer has a helper set or crew based out of the station. Two mo... (more)
A work train moves north with MOW equipment that was doing track work near Gaviota.
A not too common occurrence takes place as all three tracks in slo are filled with equipment. Tracks 2&3 are filled with MOW equipment, one being the NB rock train used to fill the washout north o... (more)
Empty baretables snake down the Cuesta Grade.
A work train climbs the horseshoe curve of the Cuesta Grade. The South Chorro siding is still protected by US&S searchlight signals.
Trains and rain are rare in San Luis Obispo, CA. Today, a NB work train shuffles cars around the SLO Yard, which at this point has been turned into a lake.