202 relations: ALCO PA, Amtrak, Angus Daniel McDonald, Argonaut (train), Arizona, Arizona Limited, Arkansas, Bagley train wreck, Baldwin Locomotive Works, Battle Mountain, Nevada, Benjamin Biaggini, Burbank, California, Cab forward, California, California State Railroad Museum, California Trolley and Railroad Corporation, California Zephyr, Caltrain, Carl Ingold Jacobson, Carlin, Nevada, Cascade (train), Central Pacific Railroad, Challenger (train), Charles Crocker, Charles Melville Hays, Charles Wright (botanist), Chicago and North Western Transportation Company, Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, Christopher Evans (outlaw), City of San Francisco (train), Coast Daylight, Coast Starlight, Collis Potter Huntington, Colorado, Colton, California, Corporation, Del Monte (train), Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, Diesel locomotive, Donald J. Russell, Donner Pass, Dunsmuir, California, E. H. Harriman, Edward L. Moyers, El Paso and Southwestern Railroad, El Paso, Texas, Electro-Motive Diesel, EMC E2, EMD E7, EMD E8, ..., EMD E9, EMD FP7, EMD GP40-2, EMD GP7, EMD GP9, EMD SD40T-2, EMD SD45, EMD SD45T-2, EMD SD7, EMD SD70 series, EMD SD9, EMD SDP45, FM H-24-66, Fremont, California, Fresno, California, GE P30CH, GE Transportation, GE U25B, Genoa, Glendale, California, Golden Gate Railroad Museum, Golden Rocket (train), Golden State (train), Hale Holden, Henry deForest, History of rail transportation in California, Houston, Illinois, Illinois Central Railroad, Illinois Railway Museum, Interstate Commerce Commission, John Sontag, Julius Kruttschnitt, Kansas, Kirkwood, Missouri, Kodachrome, Kodak, Lark (train), Leland Stanford, List of preserved Southern Pacific Railroad rolling stock, Lists of named passenger trains, Long Wharf (Santa Monica), Los Angeles, Louisiana, Louisiana House of Representatives, Mars Light, Metam sodium, Missouri, Museum of Transportation, Narrow-gauge railway, Nevada, New Mexico, New Orleans, Northwestern Pacific Railroad, Ogden, Utah, Oklahoma, Oregon, Oregon Rail Heritage Center, Overland Limited (UP train), Pacific Fruit Express, Pacific Locomotive Association, Palisade Canyon, Pasadena Star-News, Paul Shoup, Peninsula Commute, Philip Anschutz, Portland, Oregon, Portola, California, Rail transport, Redwood City, California, Rio Grande Industries, Robert Krebs, Robert S. Lovett, Sacramento Daylight, Sacramento River, Sacramento, California, San Antonio, San Antonio station (Texas), San Bernardino train disaster, San Bernardino, California, San Francisco, San Joaquin Daylight, San Jose, California, San Timoteo Canyon, Santa Barbara, California, Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad Co., Santa Clara, California, Santa Fe–Southern Pacific merger, Shasta Daylight, Shasta Lake, Siskiyou County, California, Smokebox, Snow shed, Southern Pacific 1518, Southern Pacific 2467, Southern Pacific 2472, Southern Pacific 2479, Southern Pacific 3100, Southern Pacific 4294, Southern Pacific 4449, Southern Pacific 4450, Southern Pacific 4460, Southern Pacific 5623, Southern Pacific 6051, Southern Pacific 745, Southern Pacific class AC-12, Southern Pacific class GS-4, Southern Pacific class GS-6, Southern Pacific Depot, Southern Pacific Mt-5, Southern Pacific Railroad of Mexico, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, Sprint Corporation, St. Louis Southwestern Railway, Steam locomotive, Sunbeam (passenger train), Sunset Limited, Supreme Court of the United States, Switcher, Tender (rail), Tennessee, Tetanus, Texas, Texas and New Orleans Railroad, The San Bernardino Sun, The Times (Shreveport), Tiger Stripes colour scheme, Timothy Guy Phelps, Train, Train horn, Tucson, Arizona, Union Pacific 1996, Union Pacific Corporation, Union Pacific Railroad, Union, Illinois, United States, United States Constitution, University of Washington Press, Utah, W. Burch Lee, West Coast (train), Western Pacific Railroad Museum, Western United States, William Sproule, 2-8-0, 2-8-2, 2-8-8-4, 4-4-2 (locomotive), 4-6-2, 4-8-2, 4-8-4, 4-8-8-2. Expand index (152 more) » « Shrink index
ALCO PA refers to a family of A1A-A1A diesel locomotives built to haul passenger trains that were built in Schenectady, New York, in the United States by a partnership of the American Locomotive Company (ALCO) and General Electric (GE) between June, 1946 and December, 1953.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Angus Daniel McDonald (April 14, 1878 – November 15, 1941) an American railroad executive.
The Argonaut was the Southern Pacific Railroad's secondary passenger train between New Orleans and Los Angeles via Houston, San Antonio, and El Paso, Texas; Tucson, Arizona; and Palm Springs, California.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.
The Arizona Limited was an extra-fare streamliner train operated by the Southern Pacific and Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad from 1940 until 1942 on the Golden State route from Chicago, Illinois, to Phoenix, Arizona, via Tucumcari, New Mexico.
Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.
The Bagley train wreck (also known as the Great Salt Lake wreckhttp://www.deseretnews.com/article/600101823/Great-Salt-Lake-wreck-stole-headlines-in-1944.html Great Salt Lake wreck stole headlines in 1944) occurred in Utah, United States, on the morning of Sunday December 31, 1944.
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American manufacturer of railroad locomotives from 1825 to 1956.
Battle Mountain is an unincorporated town in and the county seat of Lander County, Nevada, United States.
Benjamin Franklin Biaggini (April 15, 1916 – May 28, 2005) was president of the Southern Pacific Company, parent company of Southern Pacific Railroad, from 1964 to 1976 and chairman of the Board of Directors from 1976 to 1983.
Burbank is a city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, United States, northwest of downtown Los Angeles.
The term cab forward refers to various rail and road vehicle designs that place the driver's compartment substantially farther towards the front than is common practice.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The California State Railroad Museum is a museum in the state park system of California, USA, interpreting the role of the "iron horse" in connecting California to the rest of the nation.
Established in 1982, the California Trolley and Railroad Corporation (CTRC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and reflect the rich legacy of rail transportation in the Santa Clara Valley for the educational and recreational benefit of current and future generations.
The California Zephyr (the CZ, or "Silver Lady") is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area (at Emeryville), via Omaha, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Reno.
Caltrain (Reporting mark JPBX) is a California commuter rail line on the San Francisco Peninsula and in the Santa Clara Valley (Silicon Valley).
Carl Ingold Jacobson (born 1877-died ?) was a City Council member in Los Angeles, California, from 1925 to 1933.
Carlin is a small city located near the western border of Elko County in northeast Nevada, west of the city of Elko.
The Cascade was a passenger train of the Southern Pacific on its route between Oakland, California, and Portland, Oregon, with a sleeping car to Seattle, Washington.
The Central Pacific Railroad (CPRR) was a rail route between California and Utah built eastwards from the West Coast in the 1860s, to complete the western part of the "First Transcontinental Railroad" in North America.
The Challengers were named passenger trains on the Union Pacific Railroad and the Chicago and North Western Railway (which was replaced in 1955 by the Milwaukee Road).
Charles Crocker (September 16, 1822 – August 14, 1888) was an American railroad executive who founded the Central Pacific Railroad, which constructed the westernmost portion of the first transcontinental railroad, and took control with partners of the Southern Pacific Railroad.
Charles Melville Hays (May 16, 1856 – April 15, 1912) was the president of the Grand Trunk Railway.
Charles Wright (October 29, 1811 – August 11, 1885) was an American botanist.
The Chicago and North Western Transportation Company was a Class I railroad in the Midwestern United States.
The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (CRI&P RW, sometimes called Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway) was a Class I railroad in the United States.
Christopher "Chris" Evans (February 19, 1847 – February 9, 1917), a native of Bells Corners near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, was an American farmer and teamster turned outlaw.
The City of San Francisco was a streamlined through passenger train which ran from 1936 to 1971 on the Overland Route between Chicago, Illinois and Oakland, California, with a ferry connection on to San Francisco.
The Coast Daylight, originally known as the Daylight Limited, was a passenger train on the Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) between Los Angeles and San Francisco, California, via SP's Coast Line.
The Coast Starlight is a passenger train operated by Amtrak on the West Coast of the United States.
Collis Potter Huntington (October 22, 1821 – August 13, 1900) was one of the Big Four of western railroading (along with Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins, and Charles Crocker) who built the Central Pacific Railroad as part of the first U.S. transcontinental railroad.
Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
Colton is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.
A corporation is a company or group of people or an organisation authorized to act as a single entity (legally a person) and recognized as such in law.
The Del Monte was a passenger train run by the Southern Pacific Railroad between San Francisco and Monterey, California.
The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, often shortened to Rio Grande, D&RG or D&RGW, formerly the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, was an American Class I railroad company.
A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.
Donald Joseph McKay Russell (January 3, 1900 – December 13, 1985) was an American railroad executive.
Donner Pass (el.) is a mountain pass in the northern Sierra Nevada, above Donner Lake about west of Truckee, California.
Dunsmuir is a city in Siskiyou County, northern California.
Edward Henry "Ned" Harriman (February 20, 1848 – September 9, 1909) was an American railroad executive.
Edward L. Moyers, Jr. (October 3, 1928 – June 5, 2006) was an American railroad executive of the 20th century.
The El Paso and Southwestern Railroad was a short-line American railway company which operated in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, with line extensions across the international border into Mexico.
El Paso (from Spanish, "the pass") is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States.
Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) is an American manufacturer of diesel-electric locomotives, locomotive products and diesel engines for the rail industry.
The EMC E2 was an American passenger-train diesel locomotive which as a single unit developed, from two (2) prime movers.
The E7 was a, A1A-A1A passenger train locomotive built by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division of La Grange, Illinois.
The E8 was a, A1A-A1A passenger-train locomotive built by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division (EMD) of La Grange, Illinois.
The E9 is a, A1A-A1A passenger train-hauling diesel locomotive built by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division of La Grange, Illinois between April 1954 and January 1964.
The EMD FP7 was a, B-B dual-service passenger and freight-hauling diesel locomotive produced between June 1949 and December 1953 by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division and General Motors Diesel.
The EMD GP40-2 is a 4-axle diesel road switcher locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division as part of its Dash 2 line between April 1972 and December 1986.
The EMD GP7 is a four-axle (B-B) road switcher diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division and General Motors Diesel between October 1949 and May 1954.
An EMD GP9 is a four-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division in the United States, and General Motors Diesel in Canada between January, 1954, and August, 1963.
An SD40T-2 is a 6-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division having a 16-cylinder EMD 645E3 diesel engine producing.
The SD45 is a six-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between 1965–1971.
The SD45T-2 is a 6-axle diesel-electric locomotive built by EMD for the Southern Pacific Railroad.
An SD7 is a 6-axle road switcher diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between May 1951 and November 1953.
The EMD SD70 is a series of diesel-electric locomotives produced by Electro-Motive Diesel in response to the GE Dash 9-44CW.
An SD9 is a 6-axle diesel locomotive built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division between January 1954 and June 1959.
The SDP45 was a six-axle, C-C, diesel-electric locomotive built by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division of La Grange, Illinois.
The H-24-66 was a diesel-electric railway locomotive model produced by Fairbanks-Morse and its Canadian licensee, the Canadian Locomotive Company.
Fremont is a city in Alameda County, California, United States.
Fresno (Spanish for "ash tree") is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Fresno County.
The GE P30CH (nicknamed "Pooch" because of the similarity of the designation) was one of the first brand-new diesel-electric locomotives built for Amtrak by General Electric during Amtrak's early years.
GE Transportation, formerly known as GE Rail, is a division of General Electric.
The GE U25B was General Electric's first independent entry into the United States domestic Diesel-electric locomotive railroad market for heavy production road locomotives since 1936.
Genoa (Genova,; Zêna; English, historically, and Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria and the sixth-largest city in Italy.
Glendale is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
The Golden Gate Railroad Museum is a non-profit railroad museum in California that is dedicated to the preservation of steam and passenger railroad equipment, as well as the interpretation of local railroad history.
The Golden Rocket was a proposed named passenger train of the Rock Island (CRIP) and Southern Pacific (SP) railroads.
The Golden State was a named passenger train between Chicago and Los Angeles from 1902–1968 on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (“Rock Island”) and the Southern Pacific Company (SP) and predecessors.
Hale Holden (August 11, 1869 – September 23, 1940) was president of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q) from 1914 to 1918 and 1920 to 1929, and chairman of the board of directors for Southern Pacific Railroad from 1932 to 1939.
Henry Wheeler De Forest (1855–1938) was an American railroad executive, capitalist and industrialist.
The establishment of America's transcontinental rail lines securely linked California to the rest of the country, and the far-reaching transportation systems that grew out of them during the century that followed contributed to the state’s social, political, and economic development.
Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The Illinois Central Railroad, sometimes called the Main Line of Mid-America, was a railroad in the central United States, with its primary routes connecting Chicago, Illinois, with New Orleans, Louisiana, and Mobile, Alabama.
The Illinois Railway Museum (IRM, reporting mark IRMX) is the largest railroad museum in the United States.
The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was a regulatory agency in the United States created by the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887.
John Sontag (May 27, 1861 - July 3, 1893) was an outlaw of the American West known mostly for train robberies.
Julius Kruttschnitt (July 30, 1854 – June 15, 1925) was a German American railroad executive.
Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.
Kirkwood is an inner-ring western suburb of St. Louis located in St. Louis County, Missouri.
Kodachrome is a brand name for a non-substantive, color reversal film introduced by Eastman Kodak in 1935.
The Eastman Kodak Company (referred to simply as Kodak) is an American technology company that produces imaging products with its historic basis on photography.
The Lark was an overnight passenger train of the Southern Pacific Company on the 470-mile run between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Amasa Leland Stanford (March 9, 1824June 21, 1893) was an American tycoon, industrialist, politician, and the founder (with his wife, Jane) of Stanford University.
A large quantity of rolling stock formerly owned and operated by Southern Pacific Railroad has been preserved in museums and on tourist railroads across North America.
In the history of rail transport, dating back to the 19th century, there have been hundreds of named passenger trains.
The Long Wharf in Santa Monica, also known as Port Los Angeles or the Mile Long Pier, was an extensive pier wharf constructed by the Southern Pacific Railroad Company in Santa Monica Bay from 1892–94.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The Louisiana House of Representatives (Chambre des Représentants de Louisiane) is the lower house in the Louisiana State Legislature, the state legislature of the US state of Louisiana.
Mars Lights are signal-safety lights used in the United States and built by Mars Signal Light Company for railroad locomotives and firefighting apparatus.
Metam sodium is an organosulfur compound (formally a dithiocarbamate), which is used as a soil fumigant, pesticide, herbicide, and fungicide.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
The National Museum of Transportation (NMOT) is a private, 42-acre transportation museum in Kirkwood, Missouri, outside St.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.
New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
The Northwestern Pacific Railroad is a regional railroad that serves the North Coast of California.
Ogden is a city and the county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States, approximately east of the Great Salt Lake and north of Salt Lake City.
Oklahoma (Uukuhuúwa, Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state in the South Central region of the United States.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
The Oregon Rail Heritage Center (ORHC) is a railway museum in Portland, Oregon.
The Overland Limited (also known at various times as the Overland Flyer, San Francisco Overland Limited, San Francisco Overland and often simply as the Overland) was an American named passenger train which for much of its history was jointly operated by three railroads on the Overland Route between San Francisco and Chicago.
Pacific Fruit Express was an American railroad refrigerator car leasing company that at one point was the largest refrigerator car operator in the world.
The Pacific Locomotive Association (PLA) is an organization dedicated to the preservation of the physical aspects and atmosphere of Pacific Coast railroading during the period from 1910 to 1960.
Palisade Canyon is a valley in the U.S. state of Nevada.
The Pasadena Star-News is a paid local daily newspaper for Pasadena, California.
Paul Shoup (January 8, 1874 – July 30, 1946) was an American businessman, president and later vice-chairman of the Southern Pacific Railroad in the 1920s and 1930s, a founding board member of the Stanford University School of Business, and founder of the community of Los Altos, California.
The Peninsula Commute, also known as the Southern Pacific Peninsula or just Peninsula, was the common name for commuter rail service between San Jose, California and San Francisco, California on the San Francisco Peninsula.
Philip Frederick Anschutz (born December 28, 1939) is an American billionaire entrepreneur who owns or controls many companies in a variety of businesses, including energy, railroads, real estate, sports, newspapers, movies, theaters, arenas and music.
Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.
Portola is the only incorporated city in Plumas County, California, United States.
Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.
Redwood City is a city on the San Francisco Peninsula in Northern California's Bay Area, approximately south of San Francisco, and northwest of San Jose.
Rio Grande Industries (RGI or Rio Grande Industries, Inc.) was a name of two holding companies that were involved in the railroading industry.
Robert D. Krebs has headed three major United States railroads in succession, leading the Southern Pacific (SP) when it was acquired by Santa Fe Industries, rising to lead the resulting Santa Fe Pacific Corporation, and finally being chosen to head the new Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) when Santa Fe Pacific (the holding company for the Santa Fe railroad) merged with Burlington Northern.
Robert Scott Lovett (June 22, 1860 – June 19, 1932) was an American lawyer and railroad executive.
The Sacramento Daylight was a named passenger train operated by the Southern Pacific Railroad, part of the family of "Daylights" which included the San Joaquin Daylight, Shasta Daylight, Coast Daylight, and Sunbeam.
The Sacramento River is the principal river of Northern California in the United States, and is the largest river in California.
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.
San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States.
San Antonio is an Amtrak railroad station located on the eastern portion of Downtown San Antonio, in San Antonio, Texas.
The San Bernardino train disaster, sometimes known as the Duffy Street incident, was a combination of two separate but related incidents that occurred in San Bernardino, California, United States: a runaway train derailment on May 12, 1989; and the subsequent failure on May 25, 1989, of the Calnev Pipeline, a petroleum pipeline adjacent to the tracks which was damaged by earth-moving equipment during the crash cleanup.
San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside–San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire").
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
The San Joaquin Daylight was a Southern Pacific passenger train (train numbers 51 and 52) inaugurated between Los Angeles and Oakland Pier by way of the San Joaquin Valley and Tehachapi Pass on July 4, 1941.
San Jose (Spanish for 'Saint Joseph'), officially the City of San José, is an economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley and the largest city in Northern California.
San Timoteo Canyon is a river valley canyon northeast of Redlands, in the far northwestern foothills of the San Jacinto Mountains in the Inland Empire region of Southern California.
Santa Barbara (Spanish for "Saint Barbara") is the county seat of Santa Barbara County in the U.S. state of California.
Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad Company, 118 U.S. 394 (1886), is a United States corporate law case of the United States Supreme Court on taxation of railroad properties.
Santa Clara is a city in Santa Clara County, California.
In the 1980s, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (ATSF or SF) and Southern Pacific Transportation Company (SP) attempted a merger.
The Shasta Daylight was a Southern Pacific Railroad passenger train between Oakland Pier in Oakland, California, and Portland, Oregon.
Shasta Lake is a reservoir in Shasta County, California, United States.
Siskiyou County is a county in the northernmost part of the U.S. state of California.
A smokebox is one of the major basic parts of a steam locomotive exhaust system.
A snow shed, snow bridge or avalanche gallery is a type of rigid snow-supporting structure for avalanche control (avalanche defense) or to maintain passage in areas where snow removal becomes almost impossible.
Southern Pacific Railroad's (SP) number 1518 is an EMD SD7 diesel locomotive.
Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) 2467 is one of 15 heavy 4-6-2 Pacific type steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1921, designated the P-8 class.
Southern Pacific 2472 is a 4-6-2 Pacific-type steam locomotive built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) in 1921.
Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) 2479 is one of six heavy 4-6-2 Pacific type steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1923, designated the P-10 class.
Southern Pacific 3100 is a GE U25B diesel-electric locomotive now on permanent exhibit at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, California, USA.
Southern Pacific 4294 was the last steam locomotive ordered new by Southern Pacific Railroad (SP).
Southern Pacific 4449 is the only surviving example of Southern Pacific Railroad's (SP) (today Union Pacific) GS-4 class of steam locomotives.
Southern Pacific Railroad's (SP) locomotive number 4450, nicknamed "Huff", was an EMD SD9 diesel locomotive.
Southern Pacific 4460 is the only surviving GS-6 Class steam locomotive, along with an older GS-4 class sister Southern Pacific 4449 in operation.
Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) locomotive number 5623 is a passenger service-equipped "torpedo boat" version of an EMD GP9 diesel locomotive, built in 1955.
Southern Pacific Railroad's (SP) number 6051 is an EMD E9 diesel locomotive.
Southern Pacific 745 is Mikado-type steam locomotive that was fabricated at the Southern Pacific Railroad’s Algiers Shops at Algiers Point directly across the Mississippi River from New Orleans.
Southern Pacific Railroad's AC-12 class of cab forward steam locomotives was the last class of steam locomotives ordered by Southern Pacific.
The GS-4 is a streamlined 4-8-4 Northern type steam locomotive used on the Southern Pacific Company from 1941 to 1958.
The GS-6 is a semi-streamlined 4-8-4 Northern type steam locomotive that served the Southern Pacific Railroad from 1943 to 1958 and the Western Pacific Railroad from 1943 to 1953.
The names Southern Pacific Depot, Southern Pacific Railroad Station, Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, and variations, apply to a number of train stations operated by the Southern Pacific Railroad.
The Southern Pacific Mt-5s were a class of 4-8-2 Mountain steam locomotives built between 1929 and 1930 in the Southern Pacific's own Sacramento shops.
The Southern Pacific Railroad of Mexico was a railroad subsidiary of the Southern Pacific Company in Mexico, operating from Nogales, Sonora, to Mazatlán, Sinaloa.
The Southern Pacific (or Espee from the railroad initials- SP) was an American Class I railroad network that existed from 1865 to 1998 that operated in the Western United States.
Sprint Corporation is an American telecommunications company that provides wireless services and is an internet service provider.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
The Sunbeam was a named passenger train between Houston and Dallas on the Texas and New Orleans Railroad (T&NO), a subsidiary of the Southern Pacific Railroad (SP).
The Sunset Limited is an Amtrak passenger train that for most of its history has run between New Orleans and Los Angeles, over the nation's second transcontinental route.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
A switcher or shunter (Great Britain: shunter; Australia: shunter or yard pilot; United States: switcher, switch engine, or yard goat, except Pennsylvania Railroad: shifter) is a small railroad locomotive intended not for moving trains over long distances but rather for assembling trains ready for a road locomotive to take over, disassembling a train that has been brought in, and generally moving railroad cars around – a process usually known as ''switching'' (USA) or shunting (UK).
A tender or coal-car is a special rail vehicle hauled by a steam locomotive containing its fuel (wood, coal, or oil) and water.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Tetanus, also known as lockjaw, is an infection characterized by muscle spasms.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The Texas and New Orleans Railroad was a railroad in Texas and Louisiana.
The San Bernardino Sun is a paid daily newspaper in San Bernardino County, along with a heavy penetration into neighboring Riverside County.
The Times is a Gannett daily newspaper based in Shreveport, Louisiana.
The Tiger Stripes colour scheme is a pattern of painting applied to locomotives to improve visibility.
Timothy Guy Phelps (December 20, 1824 – June 11, 1899) was an American politician, businessman and government official.
A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.
A train horn is a powerful air horn that serves as an audible warning device on electric and Diesel locomotives.
Tucson is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona.
Union Pacific 1996 is a SD70ACe locomotive owned by Union Pacific Railroad (UP).
The Union Pacific Corporation (or simply Union Pacific) is a publicly traded stock holding company that was established in 1969 and it is the parent company of the current form of the Union Pacific Railroad.
The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.
Union is a village in McHenry County, Illinois, United States.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
The University of Washington Press is an American academic publishing house.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
William Burch Lee, Sr. (August 27, 1883 – February 1, 1938), was a businessman and public official from Minden, New Orleans, and Shreveport, Louisiana.
The West Coast was a named train of the Southern Pacific Railroad from Los Angeles to Portland via the San Joaquin Valley.
The Western Pacific Railroad Museum (WPRM) in Portola, California, formerly known as the Portola Railroad Museum before, is a heritage railroad that preserves and operates historic American railroad equipment.
The Western United States, commonly referred to as the American West, the Far West, or simply the West, traditionally refers to the region comprising the westernmost states of the United States.
William Sproule (1858 – January 1, 1935) was president of the Wells Fargo Express Company and later the Southern Pacific Railroad.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and no trailing wheels.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and two trailing wheels on one axle, usually in a trailing truck.
A 2-8-8-4 steam locomotive, under the Whyte notation, has two leading wheels, two sets of eight driving wheels, and a four-wheel trailing truck.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, represents a configuration of four leading wheels on two axles, usually in a leading bogie with a single pivot point, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and two trailing wheels on one axle, usually in a trailing truck which supports part of the weight of the boiler and firebox and gives the class its main improvement over the configuration.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and two trailing wheels on one axle.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels, eight powered and coupled driving wheels and two trailing wheels.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and four trailing wheels on two axles.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, a 4-8-8-2 is a locomotive with four leading wheels, two sets of eight driving wheels, and a two-wheel trailing truck.
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