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  1. Shasta Route Intermodal

    Shasta Route Intermodal

    Southern Pacific's PTLAT (Portland Terminal to Los Angeles Trailers) rolls through Black Butte, California on March 31, 1991.
  2. Abandoned Bridge

    Abandoned Bridge

    This was on a spur to a sawmill in Oakridge, OR. It was abandoned in place when the mill closed years ago.
  3. Abandoned Southern Pacific Right of Way

    Abandoned Southern Pacific Right of Way

    Near Hampton, OR. This was abandoned during construction of Lookout Point Dam.
  4. SP 4734

    SP 4734

    This caboose is based in Salem, OR and is used most on the Salem Switcher which works north to Woodburn. It is also sometimes used on the Kraft Switcher which works south to Kraft Inc south of Albany.
  5. east_bay_alex

    Niles Canyon Railway's Holiday Train of Lights

    **Skip to 10:07 for NCRY Holiday train** Thanks for watching! Feedback is welcome as always. ;)
  6. east_bay_alex

    Fremont, Alviso, Niles Jct & Niles Canyon Railway's Train of Lights 2018

    Here is a relatively long and detailed video of East Bay and South Bay railroad action along former Southern Pacific lines through Fremont on the Centerville line, Coast Sub, Niles Sub, Warm Springs, and Niles Canyon Railway's Holiday Train of Lights. Thanks for watching! Feedback is welcome...
  7. It was loud

    It was loud

    A westbound lumber drag grinds through Steinman, Oregon on the climb to Siskiyou Summit. October 5, 1986
  8. Museum Piece

    Museum Piece

    The SD45-2T now preserved at the California State Railroad Museum rolls toward Oregon on the Siskiyou Line. June 19, 1990.
  9. Northbound Manifest

    Northbound Manifest

    At Perkins Road north of Salem, OR.
  10. Future? What future?

    Future? What future?

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    Southern Pacific Daylight Poster 40 x 20

    This gorgeous poster was found in a local antique mall. It appears to me to be original, old framing materials and the paper has a mellow gold cast to it. Also the brown paper backing is very brittle and aged. Anyone have any information about this poster....? use in travel agency? station? is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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