Bridge 7 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - One of the many trestle bridges on the Desert Line skirts the hill side as it snakes it's way through the Carizzo Gorge.
The Collapse of the East Portal of Tunnel 16 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - Debris from the collapse of the rock around the east portal of Tunnel 16 lies in the road bed after an unusually w... (more)
Debris Pile at the Mouth of Tunnel 16 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - A view of the debris pile made up of shattered tunnel bore and large boulders in the East Portal of Tunnel 16.
The Seven Sisters from Mile Post 102 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - Looking east at the set of bridges that are collectively known as the Seven Sisters from the West Portal of the old Tunnel... (more)
METRA Bi-Levels at Dubbers Spur - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - A set of four former Chicago Northwestern (later METRA) cars sit on Dubbers Spur which is adjacent to the De Anza Desert Resort ... (more)
Interior of Tunnel 11 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - Looking west thorough Tunnel 11 from the east portal.
Most of the tunnels on the desert line are still supported with 100 year old wood... (more)
West Portal of Tunnel 11 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - A large Cholla (Genus Cylindropuntia) with numerous blooms on it prepare to burst forward after an unusually wet winter in the Sonoran... (more)
Mile Post 98 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - Late afternoon on the Desert Line at MP 98.
Rock Fall Near Tunnel 8 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - Winter rains loosen the ground causing rocks to fall on the track below.
The Pacific Imperial Railroad "Pick-A-Part" Facility at Coyote Wells - As was predicted by “the arm chair captains of the Transportation Industry” movement of the PIR’s three pack of downgr... (more)
Center Beam Got "Tweaked" - Congratulations are in order on a job well done for the Pacific Imperial Railroad's first "Interchange Job" at U.S. Gypsum in Plaster City California.
The adv... (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)
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)
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)
The Blue Hour at Dos Cabezas - [Vernal Equinox 2016 +1 Series] - The abandoned water tower at Dos Cabezas California (Imperial County) sits in the Sonoran Desert in Anza Borego State Park ... (more)