Ex-CB&Q E8 No. 9949 makes a station stop at Vancouver on the point of a Portland-Seattle train. Note the crew talking with someone on the platform.
A long DGNO transfer works Cadiz Yard, with its train extending all the way past Forest Avenue.
Milwaukee Road electric locomotives Nos. E29 and E82 sit quietly at the railroad's Deer Lodge engine facility awaiting their next assignment.
After sundown, a Santa Fe eastbound makes its way up the edge of the Sacramento Wash at Yucca.
Early on a beautiful January morning in the City, SP FM No. 2355 switches bilevels for the leisurely weekend commute schedule.
Light power races westward across the Tehachapi Valley as an eastbound manifest fades into the distance.
An eastbound UP stack train passes Reunion with the beautiful Dallas skyline for a backdrop.
TRRA GP38-2 No. 2008 backs to its train as 2011's conductor boards his. In the background, northbound UP coal empties head back to the mine.
Road power switches Nahant Yard early in the morning after fresh snowfall.
Doing their weekend chores, all three of SP's GP40-2s haul a pig train eastward through Stockton. Come Monday morning, they'll be back in their regular service hauling "commutes" on the ... (more)
Sacramento Northern and WP switchers gather at the engine facility. In just a few short months, all these switchers will be in a line awaiting "disposition" following the UP merger.
As NS 6755 North changes crews on the mainline, a 251 RoadRailer heads through the yard on its way south.
Santa Fe 4023 West, a 199 train out of Chicago, crosses the SP's Valley Line at Stockton Tower.
A westbound SP manifest exits tunnel 10 and circles the Loop on its way down the northwestern slope of the Tehachapi Mountains.
A southbound NS coiled steel train meets a 264 RoadRailer as it roars upgrade on the Cincinnati Southern Bridge. Below the two NS trains, a northbound CSX manifest makes its way toward Queensgate ... (more)