East meets west in the heart of Kingman Canyon as an eastbound manifest passing on the higher track meets the BNSF 4214 and its westbound grain train at the iconic bridges here at the western entr... (more)
Skiritng the Pacific Ocean just north of Emma Wood State Beach, UP 2760 leads the northbound PGMSL1 11 (Gemco, Calif. to San Luis Obispo, Calif.) business car special, 17 cars total, over the ex-S... (more)
With enough power on the point to handle just under 20 cars, AMTK 119 and 42 lead this evening's edition of Amtrak 777 north out of Simi Valley with a grand total of six cars.
Finishing the final few miles of its trip from San Diego, Amtrak 565, headed but the veterans painted cabbage this morning, rolls past Metrolink's Keller Yard and the rows of F125's parked here st... (more)
Skirting the Pacific Ocean on a beautiful afternoon along the west coast, Amtrak 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, races across the 811-foot long trestle at Gaviota as it heads for its next stat... (more)
Having completed the full 180-degree turn that is the Gold Tree Horseshoe Curve, AMTK 193 and 510 slug the northbound Coast Starlight upgrade into Chorro on a hot afternoon on the Central Coast.
Bringing up the markers of today's northbound Coast Starlight, the private passenger cars "Silver Lariat" and "Silver Solarium" of CB&Q heritage show the stark contrast between the tracks they're ... (more)
With eight units spread throughout the length of this heavy grain train, BNSF 5077 gives a few friendly honks to a group of railfans at the original Santa Fe Railway station here as it exits Crozi... (more)
With vibrations from the thousands of horsepower being used to lug its 7,000-foot long stack train upgrade rattling the walls of Kingman Canyon, BNSF 6832 and three fellow GE's prepare to exit Kin... (more)
While the original plan for this morning was to wake up early and hang out with friends to shoot some trains in the morning light, as it turned out, I was the sole person up early enough to find t... (more)
A fairly dirty C4 heads up a westbound Z train as it departs the historic, ex-Santa Fe Railway Harvey House/depot in Needles for the trip across the desert to Barstow.
A solid set of Heritage II Dash-9's head up an eastbound manifest through Drake as the train makes its approach to the western entrance of Kingman Canyon.
It's a breathtaking day in Kingman Canyon as BNSF 5481 leads a westbound stack train out of town and towards the flats for the run down to Needles for its next crew change.
With 101 loaded container cars on the drawbar, BNSF 8063 leads a 9,791-foot-long San Bernardino bound Q train out of Arizona and into the Golden State as it crosses the Colorado River above boater... (more)
Out in the high desert, BNSF 4115 West meets the BNSF 3578 East as smoke from an executive-painted SD70MAC rises into the hot air.