Southern Pacific GP35 6316 at Colton's SP yard.
Smoke from more destructive wildfires raging in California can be seen being blown offshore from heavy and dry Santa Ana winds. There's the Hill fire in Ventura Ca, the Woolsey fire in Los Ange... (more)
UP 3081 leads a westbound intermodal down San Timoteo Canyon near Ordway.
Patched SSW #1011 at UP's Kaiser Yard.
CDTX 2102 leads a westbound San Joaquin at Hercules.
Skirting the Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve in the "golden hour" light, Amtrak 796 heads south along the coast line with a soon-to-be gone motor - AMTK 456 - shoving on the rear.
A Wave of the Future: On a misty fall morning, two brand new SC-44 Charger locomotives lead train 564 along the cliffs in Del Mar. Soon enough, all Pacific Surfliner trains will be pulled b... (more)
A north bound UP intermodal rolls into Bealville and is set to meet a south bound UP auto rack train under some low hanging storm clouds on a late afternoon in winter.
Santa Fe Kodachrome merger unit 5026 leads a train westbound into the yard at San Bernardino.
Welcome to California, Spirit of Union Pacific.
A winter storm has dropped a light dusting of snow at Cajon Summit as the eastbound Amtrak Desert Wind breaks out of the clouds into a brief moment of sunlight.
Union Pacific 3091 has stopped on the south main line at summit. Creeping up on the north main is Amtrak 221 leading the westbound Desert Wind. The Amtrak train will cross over from the north to... (more)
An eastbound train on the Siskiyou Line is descending the grade into the Shasta Valley near Weed. Lead unit SP 6819 is now preserved at the California State Railroad Museum.
Racing Through the Valley: The Coast Starlight races along through the Salinas River Valley as it nears the town of Bradley.
Along the Cliffs: Amtrak F59PHI 455 brings train 580 along the cliffs in Del Mar on its way to San Diego. The plan is to eventually have the railroad bypass this section by means of a tunne... (more)