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  1. Westbound SP at the slough

    Westbound SP at the slough

    Southern Pacific 9817 leads a mid-afternoon train of containers westbound at Elkhorn, California in August of 1999. The SD70M's were the last new EMD's ordered by SP before the Union Pacific merger.
  2. UP 4912

    UP 4912

    Pacing UP 4912 as it leads a manifest near Apex.
  3. UP 4912

    UP 4912

    UP SD70M 4912 leads a manifest through the desert landscape near Las Vegas.
  4. UP 4912

    UP 4912

    UP SD70M 4912 leads a manifest through the curve at Apex, NV.
  5. UP 5099 at McCredie Springs

    UP 5099 at McCredie Springs

    We got ahead of the 5099 again to catch it at McCredie Springs, the next siding after Heather for Northbounds.
  6. UP 5099 at Salt Creek

    UP 5099 at Salt Creek

    About 45 minutes behind Amtrak, the UP 5099 leads a Northbound manifest across the Salt Creek Trestle.
  7. SP SD70M 9813 - Klamath Falls, OR - August 1995

    SP SD70M 9813 - Klamath Falls, OR - August 1995

    On a southbound manifest. Why didn't a take a photo of that trailing Rio Grande tunnel motor?Canon EOS-10s 35mm, Kodacolor print, scanned on an HP flatbed scanner
  8. SP SD70M - SD45T-2 - SD70M August 1995

    SP SD70M - SD45T-2 - SD70M August 1995

    A pair of SP SD70M's bracket an older SD45T-2, all three units in the current "Speed Lettered" scheme. Their southbound manifest is cresting the grade south of Worden, OR, and are about to cross the Oregon-California state line.Canon EOS-10s 35mm, Kodacolor print, scanned on an HP flat...
  9. Nearly new SD70M

    Nearly new SD70M

    In Oct. 1994, a nearlynew SP SD70M is at Eugene, OR, on a southbound manifest.Canon EOS-10s 35mm, Kodacolor print, scanned on an HP flat bed scanner
  10. UP 4552

    UP 4552

    The Union Pacific 4552 leads this trio of non-flagged, non-flared SD70M's on a piggyback train at the Tehachapi Loop as seen from the Historical Marker on Woodford Tehachapi Road. The locomtives are UP 4552, UP 4651, and UP 4247.
  11. UP 4133

    UP 4133

    This was trialing the UP 1996 that day.
  12. EFC 720

    EFC 720

    EFC SD70M 720 and a C36-7 leading the first section of a 340 cars of iron ore at Carajas railway. Picture from my friend Fernando Cunha.
  13. EFC 710 and 714

    EFC 710 and 714

    EFC SD70M 710 and 714 at Maraba fuel station. Photo from my friend Fernando Cunha.
  14. UP 4642 west

    UP 4642 west

    UP 4642 (SD70M), BNSF 9711 (SD70MAC), and BNSF 5797 (ES44AC) Lead a 66 car autorack train west through Alma Kansas on the UP Topeka Subdivision
  15. UP #3940 East at Biggs, Ore.

    UP #3940 East at Biggs, Ore.

    UP #3940 leading a double stack train at the east end of double track on the Portland Subdivision.
  16. UP 4864 Tower 55

    UP 4864 Tower 55

    UP 6836 C44ACCTE leads a four-unit power move westbound past Tower 55 back to the UP Davidson Yard after taking the northern wye to turn around.
  17. Mill City Nevada

    Mill City Nevada

    Ex-SP 9820, now UP 3995 sits in the hole at Mill City Nevada with a short 18 car train.
  18. UP #4010 SD70M mixed freight heading west Ogden Dunes, IN

    UP #4010 SD70M mixed freight heading west Ogden Dunes, IN

  19. NS #2643 SD70M Ogden Dunes, IN

    NS #2643 SD70M Ogden Dunes, IN

  20. NS #2605 SD70M Pine Junction tanks heading west

    NS #2605 SD70M Pine Junction tanks heading west





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