John L Mathis

Railroad Photography

Southern Pacific Images

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Fresno Roundhouse in 1953.        

 

A Southern Pacific helper set sits at a siding between Sand Cut and Bena, CA on the Tehachapi line in January 1991. SP 8356 approaches Tunnel 2 on the Tehachapi grade in January 1991. SP 6849 at the Cable crossovers on the Tehachapi grade in January 1991. SP 9401 is the lead mid-train helper at Cable, CA on the Tehachapi grade in January 1991. SP 7559 near the Cable crossovers in April 1991.

 

Southern Pacific (Cotton Belt) 9282 at Creswell, OR in August 1983. An SP bay window caboose splits the semaphores at Creswell, OR in August 1983. Train 223 arrives at Berkeley, CA in fall 1956. SP 352 crosses under I-25 north of Trinidad, CO in October 1995. SP 352 enters the BN (C&S) yard in October 1995.

 

Southern Pacific 6838 is on the point of an Amtrak train at Los Angeles Union Station in May 1989. SP 7110 a newly remanufactured GP40-2Rawaits its departure from Elko, NV on May 15, 1991. SP 8002 is about to go under track1 at the Pantano Wash, AZ in October 1992. SP GP60 9740 is approaching Pantano, AZ in October 1992. SP SD40T-2 8294 leads 3 SD45T-2's around the curve into Bealville, CA in April 1991.

 

SP 6831 with the Oilcan approaches tunnel 2 on the Tehachapi grade in April 1988. SP 4351 leaving Beowawe, NV after switching in May 1991. SP GP60 9741 approaches the semaphores at Pantano AZ in October 1992. SSW B40-8 8089 at the Pantano AZ semaphores in October 1992. SP SD40-T2 8546 crosses the Pantano Wash, AZ in October 1992.

 

SP SD40-T2 8235 descends toward the Tehachapi loop in April 1987. SP SD45R 7561 at Calwa Crossing in April 1988. SP SD45R is a part of a helper set at Edison, CA in April 1988. SP 300 pushing a northbound empty coal train at Antelope Creek, WY in August 1999. SP 9345 overtakes ATST 541 at Bena, CA in May 1993.

 

SP SD45 7423 leads its train through Beaville, CA at sunset in May 1988 SSW B40-8 8061 passes through Sandcut, CA in early December 1998. SD45-T2 9367 waits for a meet at Bealvile, CA in December 1988 SP 8513 approaches tunnel 2 between Caliente and Bealville CA. SP tunnel motor 6807 passes a waiting SantaFe freight at Caliente, CA.

 

SP 8566 at the Cable Crossovers on the Tehachapi SP 8247 and 4 others are assembling the "oilcan" north of bakersfield  in April 1987 SP 7859 leaves Tehachapi Loop in May 1987 SP SD45 7423 leads its group of 7 helper units out of the siding at Edison CA in April 1988. SP GP38-2 4811 at Palisade, Nevada in May 1990.

 

SP 356 at Crescent, CO - February 1999. SP SW8 4615 at Willets, CA on the NWP in 1955. SP SD7 5316 in the Willets, CA yard on the NWP in 1955. SP SD9's 5477 and 5484 at Tehachapi on May 22, 1956. SP SD9's 5484 and 5477 at Tehachapi 5-22-1956.

 

Southern Pacific GP9E 3784 in SPSF  merger colors at Bakersfield, CA in May 1989. A view of the Bakersfield turntable and tracks in May, 1989. SP 3708 at Bakersfield, CA in May 1989. SP 7379 at Tehachapi, CA in April 1988. SP 8513 at Edison, CA in December 1988.