Four pumpkins lead a Houston to Los Angeles stack train around the curve at Kingman as it breaks free for a second out of the shadows of the canyon walls made from the early morning sunlight.
For those who do not know, I live around the Port of Los Angeles area. A lot of the trains out of the LA area come from the harbor bound for Chicago and other stations. I trave... (more)
Back in the day, the 199 would race down the ATSF tracks with shinny red and sliver GP's and Dash 8's. Now, the former 199 is the hottest train on the whole BNSF system. The Willow Springs, IL to ... (more)
Four Dash 9-44CW lead this heavy high priority manifest to the summit of the Arizona Divide as it passes by an old water tower at Bellemont.
Three pumpkins lead this Clovis, NM to Long Beach, CA stack train out of the dark shadows of the cliffs of Kingman Canyon and around the curves into the sunlight as it heads west to Needles.
A West Colton to Roseville manifest holds the siding at Ansel to let a southbound monster manifest by with the moon shinning down.
A monster Roseville to West Colton manifest glides down the hill from Tehachapi to Mojave as a SD70ACe and 5 other units keep this over 10,000 ton manifest under control.
Almost down the pass, the detoured northbound Coast Starlight rounds one of the curves at Caliente as it passes a stopped UP worked train on a clear Sunday afternoon.
Due to track work on the Coast Subdivision, Amtrak rerouted their northbound Coast Starlight through the Tehachapi Mountains. AMTK 201 and a Dash 8 numbered 503 leads today's Starlight over the br... (more)
The sun starts to set and the traffic start to moves. There was track work all day over Tehachapi till 1pm to let the detour Coast Starlight go through. It wasn't till around 4ish when the ... (more)
Four units lead a Global 4, IL to Oakland, CA stack train down the famous Donner Pass on a warm summer evening .
A light stack train bound for LA glides down the "grade track" on Cajon Pass as the sun starts to set behind the mountains.
A heavy 10,000 FT stack train struggles up the grade across Arrowhead Junction as a clean 6800 series C4 gets ready to pull its train into the hole at Goffs to let some hot UPS Z trains over take ... (more)
The Houston, TX to Los Angeles, CA stack train crawls at snail pace up out of Needles to the summit at Goffs as more slow westbound tail gate behind this heavy land barge.
A high priority Z UPS trail bound for San Bernardino glides down track one of through Kingman Canyon on a chilly winter morning.