A Santa Fe light helper consisting of four GP35s heads for the west switch at Walong after meeting an uphill. The helper will head back down to Edison or Bakersfield, depending on whether it's ass... (more)
With an SP lead helper put on a t Spark, Amtrak train No. 5 pauses at Truckee for passengers. The train's next stop will be in Colfax on the other side of the pass.
Highballing the Oxnard Transit Center as it turns into the morning light, Amtrak 768 heads south for its next station stop of Camarillo. In the background, the LOF63's conductor walks toward the p... (more)
ATSF (Santa Fe) EMD GP60 4005, 4004, 4014 and 4017 westbound near Barstow, California.
After a long afternoon of waiting, the Trona Railway finally quells the increasing level of frustration - and just in the nick of time! With only a minute or two to go before sundown, a headlight ... (more)
Easily out running traffic on East 5th Street, UP 1375 hustles the remainder of the LOF63-14's deliveries south for Camarillo and Somis.
A Union Pacific manifest train passes through the Mormon Rocks in Cajon Pass.
ES44DC locomotives lead a manifest train through the curves in the mountains with highway I-15 in the background.
On a morning roll by through the coastal strawberry fields, the loaded southbound oil cans are heading to Los Angeles for unloading.
On a sunny morning in January 1989, An eastbound SP intermodal train climbs the heavy grade at Woodford, CA. The train has just met a Santa Fe counterpart in the north siding bound for the Central... (more)
Squint your eyes and picture a bloody nose and Southern Pacific gallery cars... While it no longer adorns the proud Southern Pacific bloody-nose paint scheme, iconic light package or a stea... (more)
Honorning America's Veterans Cabbage Style Warming itself in the morning light, AMTK 90208, poses on the original, 1927-built Redondo turntable prior to taking part in its official unveili... (more)
Seven Santa Fe units of assorted varieties power there train over Cajon Pass.
In the mid-afternoon, a Santa Fe 189 train rounds the curve at Glen Frazer that leads to tunnel 3, the longest on the entire Santa Fe system. In the lead is an SD40-2 still wearing the paint schem... (more)
An SD-45 leads four GP-9s through the switches so that it can back on to an eastbound train, while to the left a westbound intermodal rolls into West Colton yard after coming over Banning Pass.