Engineer that brought the Z WSPNBY9 into Richmond smiles for the camera, he sure was excited to be one of the first to be able to run the new GEVO. Nikon D70 18-70mm.
BNSF Yard Job 105 is taking a Alliance, TX to Oakland, CA stack train from Richmond to Oakland, CA on March 13, 2005. The inbound road power is used to access the Intermodal terminal in Oakland ... (more)
The American Orient Express passes Stege. Nikon D70 70-200mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
The MOARV reverses to pick up part of its train at Stege. Nikon D70 70-200mm. www.bayarearailroading.com
WP 707 leads a special through Stege. Nikon D70 24-120mm. www.bayarearailroading.co
The PLA's WP 713 fills in for Richmond Pacific's regular power.
Old and new. The Wigwags are deactivated, but will remain in place. The City of Richmond fought for them to stay.
Santa Fe SSB1200 1222 (ex-SW9 2422)
Some of the low setting sun catches the 569 at the old small yard just east of Harbor Way where the diagonal grade crossing is still unprotected...
The pricey homes of the East Bay hills are side lit as BNSF569 eases off the somewhat steep curved "Cal-P offramp" otherwise known as the Stege Wye. Interstate 580 is down below.
B*NS*F "From palm trees to marshlands" - hey that could be the new BNSF slogan as the first true Transcontinental RR!
If NS and BNSF do merge, they outta teach their crewmembers how to shut locomotive cab nose doors!!!
Like Skittles, "Taste the Rainbow" of mergers. Rumors are everywhere about NS and BNSF merging, Here is a perfect example of what we might see for transcontinental lash-ups over the next few years... (more)
A rainbow possible new merger light power lash-up comes up and off the UP Cal-P mainline over the I-580 freeway. Light power headed back from the OIG Oakland yard to Richmond.