The HeartlandRails.com post from Viewliner Ltd contributor Ray Peacock will be a regular feature on Sunday's and will showcase Ray's great railroad photography. (To visit Heartland Rails just click on the banner.)
Southern Pacific Railroad EMD FP7 - Mount Shasta, California, July 03, 2005 - SP 6304 on the McCloud Railway interchange tracks at Mt. Shasta.
Southern Pacific Railroad Steam 4-8-4 - MP 80 Fallbridge sub, Bingen, Washington, July 05, 2005 - Western Star steam special led by SP 4449 rounds the curve and enters a cut after leaving Wishram. The entire train is in view.
Southern Pacific Railroad EMD GP60 - SP/TP&W crossing, Chenoa, Illinois, March 14, 1993 - The SP finally reaches Chicago with it's aquisition of the ex-GM&O line, here a southbound rattles over the TP&W next to the derelict depot.
Southern Pacific Railroad EMD GP60 - Joliet Union Station, Joliet, Illinois, May, 1991 - Our goal was to shoot a few pics of new warbonnets passing the soon to be removed semaphores, but we got this SP train off the GM&O instead. Notice the blades have already been removed from the signal bridge in the distance.
Southern Pacific Railroad GE C44-9W -Burlington Northern Galesburg yard, Galesburg, Illinois, December 19, 1994 - The Chicago Roper manifest is on the Quincy main and headed out of the yard at CP Saluda.