The power of a Santa Fe 199 coming off the Orwood Bridge is bathed in the glow of a setting sun.
Early on a Saturday morning, Amtrak's two experimental EMD AC-traction locomotives and the builder's test car lead an Amtrak San Joaquin out of Antioch.
At sunrise, a long 991 train crosses the wooden trestle between the bridges at Orwood and Middle River at a restricted 5 mph.
An Amtrak San Joaquin is reflected in a large pool at Holt as it heads west at 70+ mph.
A westbound Amtrak San Joaquin roars past the east switch at Knightsen at better than 70 mph.
A hot westbound pig train switches over to the main line at Port Chicago for the rest of its fast trip to Richmond.
A 199 train rolls past pools of water left by recent rains at 70 mph.
B36-7 7492 leads a 991 train past the DuPont plant and blooming fruit trees in Oakley at 70 mph.
U36C 8744 leads a westbound manifest through Maltby where it will start the climb to tunnel 3 in Franklin Canyon.
Santa Fe 524 East heads into the siding at Knightsen for a meet with a hot 199 train.
A Santa Fe GP20 leads an eastbound Amtrak San Joaquin at West Pittsburg after a large ship headed for Stockton left its wake in the middle of Suisuin Bay.
Dash 9 648 leads a hot 199 train across the concrete trestle at Antioch just before sundown.
A pair of brand-new wide-cab Dash 8s roll a freight through Antioch, CA.
A 943 train passes through walnut orchards on a beautiful spring morning at Knightsen.