Southern Pacific EMD SD45 No. 9109 leads an eastbound double stack train past the station at Franklin Park, Illinois, on December 5, 1987. Franklin Park is northwest of downtown Chicago on Soo Lin... (more)
Paul Meyer photo.
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin and he would give my father different Baldwin Locomotive Works builder's cards when my father would visit him in Collin... (more)
One of my fathers favorite locomotives was the Southern Pacific 4-8-8-2 cab forward. It had a tractive force of 123,400 lbs., and a combined engine and tender weight of 1,051,200 lbs. My great, gr... (more)
SP 7319 east leads an all EMD consist and the Los Angeles-Houston trailers at Empirita. The train is about to pass under Interstate 10 freeway. This part of the number 1 track is no longer in serv... (more)
SP 8489 west leads the BSMFF (Blue Streak) the wrong way down the eastward main past a semaphore signal near at Cienega Creek bridge due to a derailment on the #2 track.
SP 7861 east leads a long heavy manifest up Beaumont Hill.
Five B truck locomotive out on the sunset route. Three GP40-2's up front, and two B30-7 on the rear.
Southern Pacific’s westbound KCOAF (Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder) negotiates the canyon between Pando and Red Cliff, on August 2, 1996. Two GE AC4400CW locomotives from the Minturn helper pool... (more)
SP GP35s 6339.6327,6338 along with merger unit 7672, a Rio Grande tunnel motor and GE unit at the SP Tucson Yard balloon track.
SP 7952 crest the summit at Dragoon, AZ under the classic cantilever signal with a long manifest train.
SP 8604 and 8620 lead the TUEPM "North Line Local" through the Tully crossovers as summer thunderstorms begin to build over the Dragoon Mountains.
Cotton Belt 8970 leads a westbound manifest train out of Tucson Yard headed for West Colton.
SSW 9624 leads a hot Blue Streak stack train westbound near Emperita, AZ. The train is going the wrong way due to a derailment near the Cienega Creek Bridge. This track is now a storage line for u... (more)
SSW 9627 leads the CHLAX stack train over the summit at Dragoon, AZ in the late afternoon.