And it was said, let there be light! UP 2673 breaks through the morning mist at Monolith and into the first light of the day as it leads a Roseville-West Colton manifest downgrade from the... (more)
From high above the old bottleneck section between Walong and Marcel sidings, the locomotives of a BNSF auto rack train exit tunnel 10 and the Tehachapi Loop while the tail end still climbs up aro... (more)
Echoing GE locomotives, from a very long BNSF stack train, roar through the green hills of Tehachapi climbing the grade in early morning light, above the Tehachapi loop at Marcel. The upper elevat... (more)
Leaning in to the curve just west of the Buena Park Metrolink station, Amtrak F59PHI #450 leads its southbound Pacific Surfliner train towards San Diego.
UP 6706 still in it's original CNW operation lifesaver paint, leads a Pocatello, ID bound grain empty up Cajon Pass near Silverwood.
The war bonnet colors of ATSF EMD FP45 96 are striking in the late afternoon sun as the unit and SD45u 5320 drift downgrade after having helped an eastbound freight.
Although we were hoping for a warbonnet on the point of the 199 train in Franklin Canyon, a freshly-painted F45 was okay.
Amtrak has resumed service on the Coast Route. No. 14 the northbound Coast Starlight passes through the burned out Faria Beach community one of my favorite spots. Many thanks go out to the Fire fi... (more)
Smoke from the fires in So. Cal hang over San Bernardino. At the Santa Fe Station , the BNSF Holiday Train for disadvantaged children, loads passengers as a stack train rolls by.
Smoke from the Thomas Fire, over 300 miles away in Ventura, makes for a smoke set over Jack London Square and a Union Pacific Manifest out of Oakland Yard.
Cabbage Car No.90225 brings up the rear of train 523,with a Siemens Charger on the head end, as it approaches Jack London Station at sun rise.
Just after sun rise,Train 523 From Sacramento, arrives at Jack London Square with a new Siemens Charger leading the low level consist.
A full moon rises over the Mojave desert at sunset while a Union Pacific mixed freight battles the grade coming out of Mojave.
December 7, 2017, the engineer of the Spirt Of Union Pacific No. 1943 brings the engine to the Port Of Oakland. You can tell the engineer is enjoying the attention as he sets the engine up as the... (more)
SP SD45 7514 at Roseville, California SP yard.