Bringing up the rear of an eastbound Southern Pacific freight departing West Colton Yard is SP bay-window caboose 4621. Built by Pacific Car & Foundry in 1978, this was one of fifty C-50-7 class ... (more)
An early Morning line up of historical steam engines at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City for the Great Western Steam Up on this 4Th of July weekend.
A southbound UP manifest passing in front of the Mississippi River bluffs on the UP Chester Sub near Fult, Illinois. I'm sure I appreciated an unpatched Southern Pacific locomotive back then, but... (more)
The Great Western Steam Up. From left to right: Baldwin class of 1875 "Glenbrook", Baldwin class of 1875 "J.W. Bowker", Baldwin class of 1911, S.P. #18, Baldwin class of 1905, V&T #25, Heisler cla... (more)
Sunset Station at Sunrise.Two centenarians stand guard ... the 107-year-old Texas & New Orleans Mikado #794 next to the 1902-vintage Southern Pacific Depot (n/k/a "Sunset Station"... (more)
On August 2, 1996, Southern Pacific’s westbound KCOAF (Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder) has just arrived at Colorado’s scenic Tennessee Pass. Led by EMD SD40M-2 No. 8650 (still looking like a... (more)
Rolling southward freight (eastbound in Southern Pacific parlance), a trio of EMD SD45s, consisting of SP 8898, 9120 and 9100, is nineteen miles from San Luis Obispo, at which point this crew will... (more)
A former Southern Pacific caboose sits at La Marque just outside the Texas City Terminal Railway yard. Now owned by UP, it seems to have been out of service for a lengthy period of time, with its ... (more)
SSW 9644 west passes a semaphore signal going the wrong way down the normally eastbound track near Pantano due to a derailment on the westbound track under a beautiful sky.
SSW 7253 west leads the CHLAX double stack train through the new double track at Tully on the Sp Lordsburg district east of Tucson.
SP 7413 west with NHL (BN) 6692 passes by Wilmot on its approach to Tucson, AZ for a crew change.
SP 9335 east with RG 5346 tunnel motor lead the Los Angeles-North Texas Autos out of the siding of Naviska just west of Tucson.
Southern Pacific U33C 8707, built in late 1971 by General Electric, sits in the railroad's West Colton Yard. This order, SP 8688 through 8727 (as well as the following order, 8728 through 8737), ... (more)
SP's brand new GE B39-8 units 8028,29,30 and 31 are in charge of the LANTA (Los Angeles-North Texas Autos) leaving Tucson passing under a classic cantilever signal tower just east of Tucson yard.