MP 594.6 - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - An eastbound stack train rolls down the grade near Ibis on it's journey to Needles some 14 miles away.
A westbound stack train climbs the gr... (more)
A Grain Worm at Ibis - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - The pair of rear end DPU's on this unit grain train (aka - a worm) are visible on the far right and there are another three units d... (more)
Tier IV GE BNSF 3954 - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - An eastbound stack train lead by a new Tier IV GE unit rolls down the back side of Ash Hill towards Amboy as it approaches West Sib... (more)
Ibis - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - A westbound auto train knocks down the lights at Ibis in the eastern Mojave.
First Light at Ludlow - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - An eastbound stack train threads through the S-turns at Ludlow.
Ribbon Rail - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - A ribbon rail train rolls down the back side of Ash Hill towards Amboy as it approaches West Siberia.
Last Light at Arrowhead Junction - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - A westbound stack train from Needles climbs the grade out of the Colorado River Valley towards the summit at Goffs wher... (more)
EMD SD70ACe at Arrowhead Junction - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - While not unusual in Southern California on the Union Pacific Lines, EMD SD70ACe's are rather rare on the BNSF TransC... (more)
The El Centro Hauler - [Plate #600] - A mixed merchandise train (aka the El Centro Hauler) with interchange cars brought up and out of Mexico by way of the Mexicali - Calexico Port of Entr... (more)
Promo Shot of the Company Limousine Belonging to the President of the Pacific Imperial Railroad - The limousine of the president of the PIR sits parked in a front row parking space near ... (more)
Dead in the Dust - The crew of an eastbound stack departs their train (tied down on a side track) via Retzenberger van after dying on the law at Niland California.
The van will take the... (more)
Meet East of Bagdad - Backed by the high peaks of the dry and desolate Bristol Mountains, an eastbound bore table train (empty well cars) with some epic power meets a Los Angeles bound doub... (more)
The Newest Addition to the PIR's Collection of Moribund Rolling Stock - [Vernal Equinox 2016 +1 Series] - Congratulations are in order on a job well done for the Pacific Imperial Railroad'... (more)
Near Klondike - A westbound JB Hunt infused stack train rounds the curve out of West Siberia and approaches Klondike on the uphill side of the Needles Subdivision track that ascends the eas... (more)
Mile Post 121 - [Vernal Equinox 2016 +1 Series] - In the distance, Interstate 8 crosses the tracks of the former Carrizo Gorge Railroad, now the Pacific Imperial Railroad (PIR) at Coyote W... (more)