Amtrak No. 6 rolls downhill next to the Truckee River near Boca, CA. Her two SDP40Fs apparently provided plenty of power for today's consist, since the train didn't require a lead helper to get it... (more)
BNSF westbound passes Oroville Station.
Amtrak No.14, the northbound Coast Starlight, crosses a dry Santa Clara River in Solidad Canyon. Due to a possible 36 hour shut down of the coast Route at the Ventura River for replacement of one ... (more)
Junk Drag Through East Siberia - An eastbound junk drag rolls down the east side of Ash Hill on it's way to the bottom of the Bristol Basin at Amboy California.
How often in 1996 are you going to find a GP30 leading on a class one railroad out on the main. To our pleasant surprise such is the case on the Santa Fe with 2714 sporting nice paint also. Techni... (more)
CN pool power leads a westbound grain load through Hinkley on the Mojave Sub.
CN 3049 west eases to a stop in the siding at Jimgrey on the BNSF Mojave Sub for a meet with an Eastbound. This train is running from Kansas City to Kings Park, near Fresno.
BNSF 8083 leads a colorful westbound manifest through Hinkley. Not sure where the ex BNSF SD75's are heading?
Santa Fe 103 West, a hot 199 train headed for Richmond, CA, hustles through East Antioch with a long string of UPS trailers and other hot cargo in tow. The symbol was one of the fastest on the rai... (more)
Southern Pacific SD45T-2 9177 leads Milwaukee Road SD40-2s 156, 174 and 168 through Sullivan's Curve area on Cajon Pass. We spent the day chasing this power consist, which started out at the old T... (more)
BNSF 5264 at East Siberia - An eastbound manifest lead by BNSF 5264 rounds a turn at East Siberia as it rolls down the east side of Ash Hill on it's way to the bottom of the Bristol Basin a... (more)
Unusual power for a stack train !. A westbound stack train is still working hard on the climb out of Needles. The B23-7 - C30-7 combo is certainly not typical power for a stack train !
Chute Adjacent at Klondike - A westbound Z-Train with it's hind end in the foreground climbs the east side of Ash Hill as an eastbound double stack rolls down "The Chute" at Klondike on its... (more)
Southern View from Titus - [Autumnal Equinox +1] - Looking southward towards Mexico from 100 yards east of the east switch at Titus Siding near Jacumba where pair of flat cars and two hopp... (more)
BNSF makes a colorful showing at Pulga in Feather River Canyon.