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Paul S. Highland's Collection
 
12/12/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Paul S. Highland
Dates:1/1/2001 - 12/31/2021
Album Info:My hometown for 40+ years, located between MPs 220 and 227 on UP's Coast Sub. An old unused passenger spur was rehabilitated in 2006, and is now used for drywall deliveries or MOW storage.
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Amtrak #11 South
Title:  Amtrak #11 South
Description:  Amtrak #11 creeping through Atascadero at 2:46 PM on Sat 26 Nov, waiting for a southbound freight to clear the main at Santa Margarita. Ironically, it's just north of the old passenger spur which was being reclaimed by the soil until rehabilitated in early 2006.
Photo Date:  11/26/2005  Upload Date: 12/19/2005 11:01:36 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 40(P42DC)
Views:  344   Comments: 0
Amtrak #11
Title:  Amtrak #11
Description:  Southbound Coast Starlight as viewed from the south summit of Pine Mountain, about 400 feet above the tracks.
Photo Date:  11/12/2006  Upload Date: 11/13/2006 11:55:27 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 76(P42DC)
Views:  438   Comments: 0
Amtrak #11
Title:  Amtrak #11
Description:  Southbound Coast Starlight zips through town about two hours late.
Photo Date:  12/18/2006  Upload Date: 12/19/2006 9:23:59 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 115(P42DC) AMTK 113(P42DC)
Views:  391   Comments: 0
Amtrak #11
Title:  Amtrak #11
Description:  Southbound Coast Starlight passes Heilmann Regional Park as it approaches MP 225.4.
Photo Date:  11/18/2006  Upload Date: 11/19/2006 10:34:15 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 116(P42DC) AMTK 115(P42DC)
Views:  406   Comments: 0
AMTK 116
Title:  AMTK 116
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 5/25/2009 10:22:32 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 116(P42DC) AMTK 118(P42DC)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
Amtrak #11 South
Title:  Amtrak #11 South
Description:  Amtrak #11 speeds through Atascadero past the former passenger spur (behind the camera)
Photo Date:  12/5/2006  Upload Date: 12/6/2006 1:41:29 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 147(P42DC) AMTK 73(P42DC)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
UP 558
Title:  UP 558
Description:  A GP38-2 on the Santa Margarita Turn
Photo Date:  3/17/2008  Upload Date: 3/23/2008 11:00:29 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster,Track
Locomotives:  UP 558(GP38-2)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
UPY 614 and UP 558
Title:  UPY 614 and UP 558
Description:  The Santa Margarita Turn waits for ballast machines to come off the industry spur before setting out its loads.
Photo Date:  3/17/2008  Upload Date: 3/23/2008 11:01:56 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Track
Locomotives:  UPY 614(GP15-1) UP 558(GP38-2)
Views:  328   Comments: 1
UPY 614
Title:  UPY 614
Description:  A GP15-1 on the Santa Margarita Turn
Photo Date:  3/17/2008  Upload Date: 3/23/2008 11:01:26 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster,Track
Locomotives:  UPY 614(GP15-1)
Views:  220   Comments: 1
UP 1046 and 1401
Title:  UP 1046 and 1401
Description:  Two GP40-2s on the Santa Margarita Turn picking up empties in fading afternoon light
Photo Date:  10/31/2006  Upload Date: 10/31/2006 10:00:23 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1046(GP38-2)
Views:  274   Comments: 0
UP 1046 and 1401
Title:  UP 1046 and 1401
Description:  Two GP40-2s on the Santa Margarita Turn coming into town in fading afternoon light
Photo Date:  10/31/2006  Upload Date: 10/31/2006 9:59:15 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1046(GP38-2)
Views:  240   Comments: 0
UP 1046
Title:  UP 1046
Description:  A GP40-2 on the Santa Margarita Turn. Fading sunlight caused the odd digital effect of turning the red lettering to yellow; no flash was used.
Photo Date:  10/31/2006  Upload Date: 10/31/2006 10:02:01 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1046(GP38-2)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
UP 1046 and 551
Title:  UP 1046 and 551
Description:  The Santa Margarita Turn arrives in Atascadero to drop off two loads of drywall.
Photo Date:  11/28/2006  Upload Date: 11/29/2006 10:42:47 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1046(GP38-2)
Views:  186   Comments: 0
UP 1046 and 551
Title:  UP 1046 and 551
Description:  The Santa Margarita Turn sets out two loads of drywall in late afternoon.
Photo Date:  11/28/2006  Upload Date: 11/29/2006 10:44:22 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster,Track
Locomotives:  UP 1046(GP38-2) UP 551(GP38-2)
Views:  292   Comments: 0
UP 1351
Title:  UP 1351
Description:  An ex-DRGW GP40-2 on the Santa Margarita Turn (renumbered from DRGW 3096 on 3/14/2005)
Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 10/6/2006 2:31:10 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1351(GP40-2)
Views:  324   Comments: 0
UP 1351
Title:  UP 1351
Description:  An ex-DRGW GP40-2 on the Santa Margarita Turn (renumbered from DRGW 3096 on 3/14/2005)
Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 10/6/2006 2:31:40 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1351(GP40-2)
Views:  308   Comments: 0
UP 1401
Title:  UP 1401
Description:  A GP40-2 on the Santa Margarita Turn; renumbered from SSW 7647 on 8/17/2005. Fading sunlight caused the odd digital effect of turning the red lettering to orange; no flash was used.
Photo Date:  10/31/2006  Upload Date: 10/31/2006 9:57:52 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster,Track
Locomotives:  UP 1401(GP40-2)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
UP 1528 and 1478
Title:  UP 1528 and 1478
Description:  Two ex- SP/ SSW Geeps on Santa Margarita Turn. 1528 renumbered from SSW 7293 on 9/10/2004
Photo Date:  8/10/2006  Upload Date: 9/10/2006 12:02:14 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1528(GP40M-2)
Views:  297   Comments: 0
UP 1528 and 1478
Title:  UP 1528 and 1478
Description:  Two ex- SP/ SSW Geeps on Santa Margarita Turn. UP 1528 renumbered from SSW 7293 on 9/10/2004; UP 1478 built new as WM 3797; renumbered from SP 7108 on 11/16/2001.
Photo Date:  8/10/2006  Upload Date: 9/10/2006 12:02:39 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1528(GP40M-2) UP 1478(GP40M-2)
Views:  383   Comments: 0
UP 1530
Title:  UP 1530
Description:  The Santa Margarita Turn setting out a load of drywall on the refurbished spur. UP 1530 renumbered from SP 7295 on 10/17/2001.
Photo Date:  7/12/2006  Upload Date: 7/23/2006 11:47:41 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1530(GP40M-2)
Views:  261   Comments: 0
MP 223.2
Title:  MP 223.2
Description:  Several cars on the spur and new ties for a replacement project
Photo Date:  6/3/2008  Upload Date: 6/16/2008 10:30:15 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Scenic,Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  135   Comments: 0
SP caboose
Title:  SP caboose
Description:  A Southern Pacific caboose is dwarfed by an unfinished log house that may not be finished anytime soon.
Photo Date:  12/3/2008  Upload Date: 12/21/2008 1:03:03 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  124   Comments: 0
UP 2541
Title:  UP 2541
Description:  The Santa Margarita Turn setting out a load of drywall on the refurbished spur
Photo Date:  7/12/2006  Upload Date: 7/23/2006 11:46:49 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 2541(GP38-2)
Views:  208   Comments: 0
Southbound freight
Title:  Southbound freight
Description:  First 3 units are helpers up from San Luis Obispo to assist a southbound freight on a rainy day
Photo Date:  12/1/2002  Upload Date: 3/10/2005 1:24:59 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 2853(SD40-2T)
Views:  401   Comments: 0
UP 2920
Title:  UP 2920
Description:  An SD40T-2 'snoot' on a southbound IOALBR waiting at MP 228.25 for a northbound MWCPT. Retired on 4/12/2010.
Photo Date:  1/9/2007  Upload Date: 1/9/2007 2:21:34 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 2920(SD40T-2)
Views:  390   Comments: 0
UP 2920
Title:  UP 2920
Description:  An SD40T-2 on a southbound IOALBR waiting at MP 228.25 for a northbound MWCPT. Retired on 4/12/2010.
Photo Date:  1/9/2007  Upload Date: 1/9/2007 2:22:54 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  UP 2920(SD40T-2)
Views:  239   Comments: 0
UP 4213 and 3900
Title:  UP 4213 and 3900
Description:  IOALBR stopped at MP 223.3 to be inspected for dragging equipment 117 axles back
Photo Date:  9/30/2005  Upload Date: 11/6/2005 1:26:40 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 4213(SD70M)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
UP 4527
Title:  UP 4527
Description:  A QRVML continues south after stopping at a third red signal
Photo Date:  4/17/2006  Upload Date: 4/27/2006 12:01:38 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 4527(SD70M)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
UP 5022
Title:  UP 5022
Description:  An AOASP comes south past the industry spur where drywall is being offloaded.
Photo Date:  12/8/2006  Upload Date: 12/8/2006 12:57:23 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Scenic,Track
Locomotives:  UP 5022(SD70M)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
UP 5259
Title:  UP 5259
Description:  An ES44ACCTE on the southbound OWPDO loaded oil cans
Photo Date:  10/14/2008  Upload Date: 11/9/2008 11:18:50 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5259(AC45CCTE)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
QRVML
Title:  QRVML
Description:  A southbound freight comes through town past the new industry spur near the Highway 41 overpass.
Photo Date:  12/19/2006  Upload Date: 12/19/2006 2:33:39 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  UP 5271(AC45CCTE) UP 4801(SD70M)
Views:  355   Comments: 0
UP 5712
Title:  UP 5712
Description:  A southbound QRVDO stops near MP 221.5 to inspect an air leak; the 5712 is in serious need of a bath. One of the last one-use photos I took before going digital.
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 8/30/2007 11:49:38 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5712(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
UP 6357
Title:  UP 6357
Description:  An ex- SP AC4400CW on the southbound OWPDO loaded oil cans
Photo Date:  10/14/2008  Upload Date: 11/9/2008 11:19:15 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6357(AC44CW)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
UP 7606
Title:  UP 7606
Description:  Brand- new ES44ACCTE (GEVO) second unit on a southbound QRVML stopped in south Atascadero before sunrise. Photo taken from inside my vehicle in headlight shine.
Photo Date:  3/4/2007  Upload Date: 3/5/2007 11:05:16 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Night
Locomotives:  UP 7606(AC45CCTE)
Views:  501   Comments: 0
UP 8431
Title:  UP 8431
Description:  An SD70ACe on the southbound OWPDO loaded oil cans
Photo Date:  10/14/2008  Upload Date: 11/9/2008 11:19:36 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 8431(SD70ACe)
Views:  191   Comments: 0
UP 8619
Title:  UP 8619
Description:  Third unit on a southbound QRVDO stopped to inspect an air leak
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/23/2006 12:07:22 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8619(SD40T-2)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
CSXT 8880
Title:  CSXT 8880
Description:  CSX SD40-2E on point of AMLMIR north at Asuncion Road crossing in south Atascadero. Built as SD40 PC 6266 in Dec 1970; later CR 6266, CR 6989; builder's #36922; frame #7290-27
Photo Date:  7/26/2005  Upload Date: 8/10/2005 9:34:31 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CSX 8880(SD40-2R)
Views:  468   Comments: 0
UP 9696
Title:  UP 9696
Description:  C44-9W leading IOALBR baretables south near Curbaril Avenue. A multi-heritage unit with C&NW paint, UP patch, and SP horn; renumbered from CNW 8632 on 11/13/2004.
Photo Date:  4/8/2005  Upload Date: 4/17/2005 1:50:04 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9696(C44-9W)
Views:  482   Comments: 0
UP 9794
Title:  UP 9794
Description:  Second unit on a southbound QRVDO stopped to inspect an air leak. The lead unit is filthy UP 5712, NOT an NS. :-)
Photo Date:  10/14/2006  Upload Date: 10/23/2006 12:07:50 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 9794(C44-9W)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
SP caboose
Title:  SP caboose
Description:  Now unmarked Southern Pacific caboose near the corner of Santa Clara and Sandoval Roads; looking southeast
Photo Date:  10/31/2006  Upload Date: 10/31/2006 5:05:36 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  140   Comments: 0
SP caboose
Title:  SP caboose
Description:  Now unmarked Southern Pacific caboose near the corner of Santa Clara and Sandoval Roads.
Photo Date:  11/15/2006  Upload Date: 4/27/2006 10:48:02 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  148   Comments: 0
SP caboose
Title:  SP caboose
Description:  A pre- sunrise view of that poor old caboose in a field near the corner of Santa Clara and Sandoval Roads in south Atascadero.
Photo Date:  3/4/2007  Upload Date: 3/5/2007 10:48:43 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  200   Comments: 0
SP caboose
Title:  SP caboose
Description:  A huge new log house under construction nearly swallows up the old caboose at the corner of Santa Clara and Sandoval Roads.
Photo Date:  11/16/2007  Upload Date: 11/20/2007 11:04:35 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  150   Comments: 0
UP special
Title:  UP special
Description:  Southbound UP officers special splits the signals at MP 221.7 Ferrocarril Road
Photo Date:  1/1/2002  Upload Date: 3/10/2005 3:28:07 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  215   Comments: 0
UP special
Title:  UP special
Description:  Southbound UP officers special approaches MP 221.7 at Ferrocarril Road
Photo Date:  7/1/2002  Upload Date: 3/10/2005 3:26:22 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  182   Comments: 0
UP special
Title:  UP special
Description:  Tail end of UP 6936 officers special streaks across Ferrocarril Road at MP 221.7
Photo Date:  7/1/2002  Upload Date: 3/10/2005 3:29:29 PM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  297   Comments: 0
Centerbeams
Title:  Centerbeams
Description:  Atascadero's first delivery by rail in many years. The last of the load sits stacked on the ground awaiting pickup by truck.
Photo Date:  6/20/2006  Upload Date: 7/4/2006 2:27:53 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  RollingStock,Signal,Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  119   Comments: 0
MOW equipment
Title:  MOW equipment
Description:  One of the first uses for the newly rehabilitated former passenger spur.
Photo Date:  6/8/2006  Upload Date: 7/4/2006 2:25:29 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  115   Comments: 0
MP 223.2
Title:  MP 223.2
Description:  Stacks of drywall await retrieval near the spur
Photo Date:  9/27/2006  Upload Date: 10/6/2006 2:30:46 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories:  Signal,Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  133   Comments: 0
MP 223.2
Title:  MP 223.2
Description:  A forklift offloading drywall and stacking it nearby.
Photo Date:  9/27/2006  Upload Date: 10/6/2006 2:30:22 AM
Location:  Atascadero, CA
Author:  Paul S. Highland
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  133   Comments: 0


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