Early morning near the east end of BNSF's Riverbank yard finds a nice pair of high horsepower EMD units in the form of a BNSF SD70MAC and ex-BN SD60M awaiting their next assignment.
As the massive and devastating "Blue Cut" fire in Cajon Pass continues to rage on, Amtrak again detours the eastbound Southwest Chief train #4 via Mojave for the second night in a row, s... (more)
Bound for Lancaster in the high desert, a Metrolink commuter train climbs through Soledad Canyon between Lang and the former location of Russ siding on the ex-SP Saugus Line, now known as Metrolin... (more)
Rounding the big curve on the Sunset Route near Beaumont in early morning light, a westbound UP manifest freight heads into San Timoteo Canyon with an ex-SP AC4400CW and KCS SD70ACe assigned as th... (more)
With a massive wildfire still burning in Cajon Pass nearly 24 hours after it began, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief train #3 is forced to detour around the area via Mojave, resulting in some ra... (more)
Having just met an eastbound Metrolink at Vincent Hill on the ex-SP Saugus Line, a detouring UP Los Angeles to Denver Z train racks up some rare mileage as it heads north toward Bakersfield and th... (more)
Forced off its regular route through Cajon Pass due to a massive wildfire, the Union Pacific's Los Angeles to Denver Z train gains some rare mileage as it detours through Soledad Canyon on Metroli... (more)
Union Pacific's Los Angeles to Denver Z train is gaining some rare mileage as it detours north over Metrolink's Valley Subdivision due to a massive wildfire in Cajon Pass. The train has just met d... (more)
With a devastating wildfire raging throughout Cajon Pass in southern California, Amtrak was forced to detour the eastbound Southwest Chief train #4 via Metrolink and Union Pacific to Mojave. With ... (more)
Rolling by the palms at Redlands on the UP Yuma Subdivision, a westbound manifest freight with an ex-SP AC4400CW and KCS SD70ACe assigned as the rear DPU's nears its final destination at West Colt... (more)
Running long hood forward with an ex-SP unit, the UP local out of Sparks heads east toward Fernley as it passes Patrick on the Nevada Subdivision.
A warm summer morning along the ex-SP Nevada Subdivision east of Sparks finds a UP manifest heading east across the desert.
Sunrise in Oakdale finds some of the Sierra Northern's power basking in the morning sunlight as they await their next call to duty.
A nice pair of DPU's bring up the rear of a westbound UP manifest as the sun rises over the desert floor near Palm Springs on UP's Yuma Subdivision.
A warm afternoon on the western slope of the Tehachapi mountains finds a northbound BNSF manifest crossing Caliente Creek at Ilmon as it heads toward a crew change Bakersfield.