SN 653 built in 1928 passes under both the SP and ATSF mains in West Pittsburg CA. This unit now resides at the Orange Empire Railway Museum. Scanned from an 8x10 photograph. Unkown photographe... (more)
SN MW 302 was built in 1913 by Hall Scott in Berkeley CA for the OA&E as #1020. After merging with SN in 1928 this car was repainted with SN markings but kept the same number. In 1941, it became... (more)
Sacramento Northern 440 in Oakland, CA. Looks like the engineer's name is Ken. Unknown photographer from my collection.
A lineup of 25 WP/SN/UP EMD and GE switchers, stored in UP's South Yard in Salt Lake City.
I really enjoyed seeing SN 1005 out and about on its old home rails. Years ago I remember when it was stored in the old WP roundhouse in Oakland, waiting for a home. I don't see many pix of the ... (more)
The Western Railway Museum's annual spring Scenic Limited passes through Garfield as it heads back toward Rio Vista Junction following its run to Birds Landing. After a wet winter the hills are l... (more)
The Western Railway Museum's SN 1005 and two trailers heads north from Birds Landing on the former SN mainline. In the background is the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers where ... (more)
In August 1984, Sacramento Northern GP9 No. 711 idles next to ex-WP GP35s at the engine facility. During this time, UP had brought its big Centennials out of storage, and they were often making it... (more)
Sacramento Northern 402, originally built by EMC for Western Pacific in 1939. Sold to Sacramento Northern in 1965, and eventually retired in 1981. Rescued from a deadline in Stockton in 1983 and d... (more)
Sacramento Northern and WP switchers gather at the engine facility. In just a few short months, all these switchers will be in a line awaiting "disposition" following the UP merger.
SN 1005 and train sit at the end of the wire during a training run at the Western Railway Museum
SN 1005 basks in the late afternoon sun at the Western Railway Museum
SN 654 basks in the late afternoon sun at the Western Railway Museum
SN 654 sits on the branchline at the Western Railway Museum
SN 1005 rests at Pantano as it is prepared for its return trip at the Western Railway Museum