Remarks: Metrolink ran 2 of their EMD F125's on the final stages of performing brake tests. The train ran about 9 trips back and forth between Pomona (North) and West Covina. This is the train hea... (more)
BNSF 4239 leads the HBAKBAR into Mojave as the rear DPU's on a northbound UP MWCRVC can be seen in the distance.
The Trona to Long Beach loaded potash unit train awaits a crew at Mojave with a clean NLR repaint on the point.
BNSF's southbound unit steal train heads out of the Tehachapi mountains at Warren as it nears Mojave.
BNSF's Barstow to Richmond manifest passes through Mojave with KCS 4102 bringing up the rear as it passes a pair of UP units in the Mojave Yard.
SCAX 910, a new EMD F125, leads a test train consisting of 12 cars and another F125 on the rear (SCAX 911) east past CP White as it prepares to stop and wait for a westbound Metrolink before rever... (more)
Slowly rolling up Tehachapi's eastern slope, around the big curve at Cameron Road crossing, is UP's long north bound manifest with mostly empties destined for Roseville, CA.
Old and New. SCAX 883, an F59PHI built by EMD in 1995 meets its new counterpart and ultimately replacement, SCAX 910, an EMD F125 testing on the San Bernardino Line. Once the tier 4-complia... (more)
Santa Fe FP45 5990, ex-100, ex-5990, ex-5940, originally 100, repainted in pre-merger colors at Santa Fe, San Bernardino Shops in July of 1986.
A bridge too far... Not quite as intense as the movie "A Bridge Too Far," this ex-Southern Pacific bridge located just north of the Ventura station top is one of the hardest to s... (more)
A Directors's Special curves along the Sacramento River at Gibson siding.
The first of four "Farewell to the Harrimans" trips prepares for departure to San Francisco.
Northbound BNSF manifest glinting through Woodford in the Tehachapi Mountains.
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)