NS 4427 west leads a QNYCLAC at Thorn as it works upgrade towards Cajon Summit.
A pair of BNSF Dash 9-44CWs, 5305 (built in June 2001) and 4808 (built in July 1998, and wrecked in Jackson MS in July 2005) lead an automobile train downgrade through Blue Cut, in the lower reach... (more)
California has a number of "must see" railroad locations: The original Transcontinental railroad over the solid granite of Donner Pass, The Union Pacific’s Coast Line and Amtrak’s Surf ... (more)
134 Years In The Making. The desolate, desert community of Hodge, Calif. briefly feels tremors caused by the weight of a 1.2 million pound steam locomotive, UP 4014, as the 1941-built, 4-8-... (more)
BNSF train Z-AUGSBD7-18 (Priority UPS-LTL Intermodal, Austell GA to San Bernardino CA) traverses an S-curve as it utilizes the “natural crossover” that the Santa Fe built at Frost, a mile south of... (more)
There are just 47 miles left to go in BNSF train H-SDGBAR1-20’s 200ish-mile trip from the beaches of San Diego to high desert of Barstow. Today’s High Priority Merchandise train is powered by a q... (more)
A BNSF Railway Dash 9-44CW, 4654, appears to need some time in the shops as it belches smokes as it heads to Los Angeles. The other locomotives on this priority intermodal train, Z-LPKLAC9-19, wh... (more)
The San Bernardino Mountains are shrouded in clouds, creating a chilly backdrop as Union Pacific expedited intermodal train ZLADV01 21 heads east, bound for Denver from Los Angeles. This train ha... (more)
A loaded BNSF grain train, G-BARVEC1-07, sits in the small yard in Victorville just 37 miles from its origination point of Barstow. BNSF Dash 9-44CW 4036, SD70ACe 8520 and ES44DC 7568 (with ET44C... (more)
Rolling westbound past the Cemex cement plant in Victorville is BNSF intermodal train S-LPCLBE1-05 (Logistics Park Chicago IL to Long Beach CA). This train is a long one at 170 cars, and the way ... (more)
A fresh UP ACM rebuild brings up the rear of a westbound Ogden to West Colton manifest at Blue Cut.
UP's North Platte to Mira Loma auto train heads west near Oro Grande with KCSM 4664 and UP SD70ACeT4 3029 on the rear.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway baretable train rounds the curve at Cajon Campground and approaches the Swarthout Road grade crossing as it nears Blue Cut in the lower part of Cajon Pass. ... (more)
A westbound port train passes Summit with BNSF 9032 on the rear.
UP 3086 leads the IG2LA at Lugo as it heads west on the Cajon Sub.