ACE No. 3106 pulls a morning Commuter run from Stockton to the Bay Area across the San Joaquin River.
As the hills of Cuesta Pass wear their annual coat of summer brown, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight prepares to ascend the grade of the GoldTree Horsehoe curve as it crosses the Stenner Creek ... (more)
Hustling north across the over 100-year-old bridge here at Bradley, Amtrak 14 heads north toward its next station stop of Salinas as it carries the private cars Puget Sound and Sierra Hotel on the... (more)
Detouring off the Coast Route due to Tunnel work being done in the Chatsworth area, Amtrak No. 14 the northbound Coast Starlight, crosses over Tweedy Creek after passing through Keene on the weste... (more)
As shadows start to get long in the Alhambra Valley, a westbound BNSF hot-shot crosses the Muir Trestle with three ex-Santa Fe warbonnets in the lead. In the distance at left is 3700-foot Mt. Diab... (more)
Fillmore & Western No. 14, a 1913 product of Baldwin built for service on the Duluth & Northeastern, shoves its passenger train across the original, ex-Southern Pacific 1902-built bridge just west... (more)
On the move and out of town.
Tuolumne River CrossingIn October 1990, an eastbound Santa Fe freight crosses the Tuolumne River in Hughson, California, just south of the small town of Empire. In fact, the bulk o... (more)
Central California Traction has just left Sacramento heading south as it crosses Deer Creek. This line has since been abandoned.
NWP 1501 leads the Southbound Petaluma Turn thru Rowland in Novato after some switching in Petaluma.
An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner makes its way along the sandy beaches of San Clemente.
BNSF 6955 leads a loaded double stack train away from Long Beach Port.
A little bit of Southern Pacific still exists on this bridge over the Salton Creek as the El Centro Hauler (a former SP job) heads west towards West Colton).
With the Rio Grande heritage unit trailing, an auto train passes from Arizona to California over the Colorado River bridge.
Union Pacific helpers 3648 and 3467 are shoving hard on a westbound coal train at the Frost Crossover on Cajon Pass. Underneath the helpers in the distance is the headend of the train as it works ... (more)