It's difficult to not get identical looking scenes all through the higher Sierras with such a high amount of pine trees all around the UP main lines. Here an eastbound empty grainer climbs the num... (more)
Union Pacific GE C40-8W No.9405, C40-8 No.9139, SD40-2 No.3676 and C40-8 No.9264 at Cajon Pass.
Amtrak's Southbounds Coast Starlight travelling along UP's Coast Sub. Most of the line here is inaccessible due because it's running through Vandenberg AFB or Private Grounds. Only on Jalama Beach... (more)
A couple of Cadillacs lay over until the start of the work week.
Through the burn zone! A few months after the Blue Cut wildfire devastated nearly 58 square miles of landscape in Southern California's Cajon Pass a westbound BNSF double stack carefully drops dow... (more)
A BN C30-7 in the desert. Displaced from coal service by the ubiquitous SD70MACs, older worn out BN power found its way to the Santa Fe. Here, the BN green contributes to a colorful trio ... (more)
BNSF ES44DC 7697 and SD40-2 6892, being over-taken by a faster UP train, with units SD70M 5026 and C44-9W 9708.
Led by a mix of motive power typical of the early 1990s, a Santa Fe intermodal train rounds Tehachapi Loop.
On a beautiful and calm morning Union Pacific GP38-2 #717 is leading a short local through the marshlands of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
Heading through the marshlands of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge ACE 07 shortly arrives at the Great America station in Santa Clara. F40PH-3C #3103 leads this last sout... (more)
Built as SDP40F,remanufactured SDF40-2 by Santa Fe, San Bernardino. (SDF40-2 No.5266, ex-Amtrak SDP40F No.644)
A large GE U36C is leading three EMD units as a westbound TOFC and container train nears San Bernardino.
A westbound Santa Fe freight has descended Cajon Pass and is just north of San Bernardino. The lead unit has been rebuilt into an SD45u and is teamed with a cowl unit in the "Kodachrome"... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe TOFC train is powered by a GE and three EMD units as it nears the Tehachapi Loop.
Due to the overnight bridge work at the Ventura River, the southbound oilcans to Los Angeles, make a morning appearance after the overcast has cleared.