Former Southern Pacific, now UP 2678, and SP 8300 have coupled on to the rear of an eastbound and are ready to shove the manifest train up San Timoteo Canyon.
Union Pacific 7880 leads an eastbound manifest through some of the many reverse curve in San Timoteo Canyon.
Union Pacific 3926 leads an eastbound doublestack as it nears the summit in Banning Pass.
A late afternoon run of the daily ZAILC made for a plethora of photo opportunities, and the UP-patched SP leader created the perfect scenario. It's sunset on the Sunset Route, with a (mostly) pro... (more)
The engineer on the very dirty SP 9255 enjoys a smoke on his pipe as he and his brakeman wait patiently for helpers to come west from Palm Springs and tie on to the back of their train. After the... (more)
SP 9255 has been stopped on the eastbound main for quite a while waiting for a helper set, so the conductor invited me up into the cab of the SP 9357, which gave me the opportunity to take a photo... (more)
SP 7345 leads an eastbound manifest train out of San Timoteo Canyon and is nearing the summit on Banning Pass.
Welcome back to California Big Boy 4014! UP 4014's articulation can be easily seen as she heads around one of the many curves in San Timoteo Canyon. Running under her own power, 4014 takes on this... (more)
SP 7345 leads an eastbound manifest up San Timoteo Canyon as it heads towards Banning.
Cotton Belt 9630 leads an eastbound manifest through the San Timoteo road crossing as it heads uphill towards Banning.
SP 9255 has been stopped on the eastbound main for quite a while waiting for a helper set, led by SP 9321 to return from Banning after helping an earlier eastbound over the pass.
A very dirty SP 9255 grinds up hill through San Timoteo Canyon as it heads east towards the summit of Banning Pass.
The early morning fog is burning off as snoot nose SP 8303 leads an eastbound manifest train up the grade through San Timoteo Canyon.
SP 7240 leads SP 7811, SP 7661, and MKT 611 eastbound through the San Timoteo Canyon.