What a crazy consist to start 2017 with!! The previous night, Amtrak 14 departed Dunsmuir, CA and hit a rock slide just north of town, damaging the lead unit beyond use. Because of the incident, a... (more)
As the conductor of the BNSF MSEATAC prepares to guide his 10-locomotive consist through the yard as a yard job with BNSF 2878 shoves into the clear with the brakeman guiding.
"Business and Bikini's." Those being entertained onboard this Union Pacific sales and marketing special might have had little to talk about business-wise as they enjoyed the sights of the e... (more)
Panning CN 3037, as they lead westbound train 406 at Rothesay, New Brunswick.
Veteran engineer Bill Johnson bring the 70 cars manifest NS 174 (Macon,GA-Elkhart,IN) through the small farming community of Blue Springs, TN (MP 8.2-I) on the NS Cohutta District (I-Line) just no... (more)
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)
EMDX 1608/1607 are parked at Barstow,IL. awaiting their trip via BNSF/CP/UP to Marshalltown,IA..
UP 3034 east leading the MWCNP approaches Silverwood as it nears Cajon Summit.
Brand new UP 3034 leads the West Colton to North Platte manifest at Blue Cut as it climbs Cajon Pass.
A lone BNSF Tier 4 GE leads 6 business cars on a deadhead trip back to the shop in Topeka. Construction for the replacement Media Trestle is progressing with a projected cutover in January 2018.
Sunny and 75! Two CSX GEVO units lead a long mixed freight (didn't catch the train ID) as they enter the former ACL Spartanburg Subdivision.
Just another AZ sunrise After being on the Eastcoast for a few years, one thing I have enjoyed being back on the west side is the wide open spaces which open some spectacular lighting with... (more)
Arriving RAY yard
Nothing glints like a nice shiny train!On a hazy but comfortable Feb afternoon a surprise officer special ights up as it passes the famous Portland Cement Factory East of Tehachapi.