A helper set in the Oregon Cascades takes siding to meet a westbound.
The "Friendly" Southern Pacific had already been consumed by Big Yellow (Union Pacific) in 1998, but a few incredibly shabby SP units were still wearing the gray with red noses. A couple of ex-SP ... (more)
In the last years of the Southern Pacific, its power was filthy beyond belief. The first unit in this train is relatively clean (compared to the rest of the fleet), but the last unit is more typic... (more)
SP 5311 meets another SP train with UP power in 1977
SP347 thunders out of the 3% onto the "level" near Pando....
3342 tiptoes down the street on former Pacific Electric trackage in San Bernardino. That's I-10 in the background as well as the SP main to Colton. Some of the crossbucks still said "Pacific Elec... (more)
Can it be ten years ago? Seems not so long in the past that SP/CNW/UP consists were pretty much the expected. This southbound manifest appears to be hauling lumber and paper (maybe an MRVML? maybe... (more)
The SP invasion of the Rio Grande is in full swing as a vehicle train snakes down the west slope of Tennessee Pass in the early morning.
Get your Lima horsepower right here! (With a "Little" Baldwin on the side.) Train Festival 2009's first night photo session with Little River 110, Pere Marquette 1225, Southern Pacific 4449, and N... (more)
Coyote Siding, New Mexico, September 11, 1999.
Steve Crise Photo. © scrise.com
Southern Pacific SD-70 with Alpine Glow from Mount Shasta at sunset.
SP 3207 is starting to show its almost 18 years of service as gets ready to leave The City and head to San Jose. The "L" shaped window is gone as are the hoses meant to transfer boiler water from ... (more)
The rotary showed a slight sign of life after 10 years of dormancy as it plows out the bank off of the #2 track.
Departing the former SSW yard.