Silent Sentinel from the PastMany remember the Southern Pacific's steam engines as oil-fired, but as the railroad worked its way east, coal was the fuel of choice. One of the SP's ... (more)
Barely a month old, #9696 swings around the broad curve at Cabazon. This was a great place to catch multiple locomotive sets -- in this case the head end and the helpers.
New Power! You didn't see it often, but there was a short time when there was a lot of shiny paint on the Sunset Route. #9696 is barely a month old. The tall palm trees, orange groves, and East... (more)
UP Southbound Grain Train at McClure, Illinois on UP'S Chester Sub