Having recently returned from Amtrak service, all the SDP45 locomotives were being assigned to the commute pool allowing the retirement of the last of the FM Train Masters.
Arriving at Bartle on the way to Burney. In the next four years steam excursions will wnd and most of the railroad dimantled.
Fifty years ago, May of 1968, SP ALCO Hydraulic #9151 led a Pacific Locomotive Association "Truckee Limited" from Oakland to Truckee and back. Held outside of Sacramento on the return tr... (more)
With the planned closing of the Sierra Pacific (the one time Pickering Mill) at Standard, things were looking bleak for the Sierra Northern, the one time Sierra Railroad. Heading East GP20 #48 ha... (more)
A late running Coast Starlight coming off the Suisun Bay Bridge into Martinez, CA on the way to LA.
Southbound on Germantown at Almat. Car would be scrapped in 1983.
Excursion thru Niles Canyon and over Altamont To Sacramento with SP's first passenger Diesel/
Leaving the mine at Ray and heading South to Hayden with or for the concentrator.
Returning to Ely from Keystone. It is amazing this operation still survives under it's inept management.
Leaving the mine on the way to Victorville
Along the Deschutes River returning to Portland
#10 spots the last cars at the former SP yard in Ione, CA
Less than two months of revenue freight operations remaines as #37 heads South at MP B32
Train To Christmas Town on the way back to Watsonville passing the old San Andreas School
Returning to Watsonville with empty tanks picked up from Ewe Pee in Pajaro.