As the blue hour fades into the night, a large lighting bolt fans out behind the Union Pacific 6938, which is proudly displayed in front of the Jenks Locomotive Shops. The line of thunderstorms pa... (more)
MP 2056 and MP 2053 lead three SP diesels and a Union Pacific train west through the Colton crossing. A lot has changed in this area since this photo was taken 33 years ago.
The sun has broken through the clouds at Cajon Summit as UP 3144 prepares to roll down a heavy grain train down the west slope into the Los Angeles basin.
Union Pacific 6936 leads a mixed manifest up Cima Hill at the Elora siding. In the distance there is snow on the mountains, and the sand dunes and the the town of Kelso, where the UP 6936 picked ... (more)
It is about 3:00 am as KCS 3928 sits in the yard at Heavener, Oklahoma while a severe thunderstorm produces some very close lightning bolts. To the left of the photo, a lightning bolt hit very cl... (more)
The crew on the SP 6321 prepare to head out of the diesel service area and into the West Colton yard for more switching duties. Photo taken with permission.
SP 6646 and former BN 6560 sit in the yard in Phoenix. Note the silver steam locomotive tender on the right. Photo taken with permission.
SP 6344 and Kodachrome SP 6354 lead the Wilmont turn out of Tucson while an F-16 from the Arizona Air National Guard passes overhead.
SP 6309 and SP 6314 roll their set of local cars out of Phoenix and through Tempe on a beautiful morning.
UP 3326 is about to duck under the Highway 138 overpass with an eastbound train. Note that the last locomotive in the consist is a DD40X.
UP 3333 leads a manifest train through the Blue Mountains.
KCS 3928 and KCS 4561 pull a long grain train up Rich Mountain.
SP 8526, with the Kodachrome paint scheme, leads a mixture of SP and Cotton Belt power, plus former Conrail 6693, westbound across the Cienega Creek Bridge. As clouds continue to build, the train ... (more)
The four SP "Daylight" engines, led by 7032, sit in the rain on a cold, dreary day in the Eugene Yard.
SP 8592, with two more SP units, a CSX and a Conrail, hustles a doublestack through Tucson.