During many attempts to capture the Milky way over the Tehachapi Loop this past summer, I came away with numerous images like this. A meet is taking place with a northbound slowing to a stop on th... (more)
Approaching a 1909 built trestle, that crosses over the Ventura river in Emma Wood State Park, this Amtrak Surliner heads north, leaving Ventura in late afternoon light in fall.
On a beautiful spring morning eastbound tonnage comes away from the 'middle' bridge crossing of the Mojave River in the heart of Southern California's Afton Canyon. Just east of the 'middle' river... (more)
A westbound intermodal sails through the heart of the Mojave's 'Grand Canyon'. There are few places in Southern California that are so desolate and ruggedly beautiful as Afton Canyon!
SP FM H12-44 No. 2379 tows SDP45 No. 3200 after the latter has received major repairs at SP's Bayshore roundhouse. The pair are making runs up and down the main line while mechanics evaluate the b... (more)
Deep within the trees of the Sierra foothills, faded armour yellow and warn out UP wings catch the last rays of afternoon sunlight as an east bound manifest, bound for Roper, UT, blasts out of a t... (more)
One of the greenest seasons I've ever seen in the Tehachapi's was back in February 2016, after a ton of rainfall dropped on the mountain that January, and then in early February there was a lot of... (more)
With the relatively slow speeds of Tehachapi behind it, Amtrak 14, the San Joaquin Starlight, highballs the original Southern Pacific depot in Bakersfield for a race up the heart of the Central Va... (more)
The Siemens Chargers are finally leading on the Capitol Corridor and San Joaquin trains. Shown here leaving San Jose in push mode on Capitol #738 for Sacramento.
The Siemens Chargers are finally leading on the Capitol Corridor and San Joaquin trains. Shown here at Alviso (San Jose) on #737 and the South end of San Francisco Bay.
Thought I had better get a photo of the completed bridge that replaced the last original one over the Ventura River before the local artist's begin their work. No. 14 the Northbound Coast Starligh... (more)
A southbound BNSF flat car train of containers circles the horseshoe curve in Caliente in the mid-morning hours of a winter day.
One of my favorite SP diesel locomotives leads a manifest through the Mormon Rocks area of Cajon Pass. Started once again to scan some of my older slides.
Westbound UP potash train rounds the horseshoe curve at James Ca.