As a large thunderstorm rolls east along the plains of Colorado in the background, BNSF 3933 leads the Denver, CO to Provo, UT manifest up and around Big Ten Curve after overtaking a westbound UP ... (more)
A pleasant surprise arrives, as an early "Daygo" (crew nickname for the San Diego to Barstow freight) arrives on the bluffs. Literally one car length closer, this was in shadow as clouds... (more)
An eastbound S train approaches Highgrove as they head towards Cajon Pass.
An eastbound empty grain train cresting the summit of Providence Hill in eastern Washington State.
GE ET44C4s 3760 and 3762 return to Riverbank after spotting a pair of hoppers in Modesto.
An early morning stack train races east at Bucklin, Missouri.
An outbound freight hugs the Del mar bluffs in the late evening.
H-SDGBAR1 prepares to exit the City of Oceanside as they cross the San Luis Rey River and the interlocking at CP-East Brook. Shortly, they'll be inside Camp Pendleton, where they'll work the Pacif... (more)
The outbound H-SDGBAR1 manifest departs San Diego a bit earlier than usual, offering rare good light on the City skyline for this train. Amtrak and Coaster both have reduced their service on the S... (more)
GE ET44C4 3795 leads a morning eastbound train through Empire Ca.
BNSF Railway train H-WCLBAR1-26 originated in Union Pacific’s West Colton Yard, and is making its way to BNSF’s Barstow Yard. Consecutively numbered ET44C4s 3752 and 3751 (no, not that 375... (more)
An eastbound high-priority train coming off Cardy Hill near Ethel, Missouri.
The morning sun catches BNSF 3798 (ET44C4) as it highballs the 'Z' train towards Lockbuie, Colorado.
Gone but not forgotten are the old Santa Fe searchlight signals. In an effort to document them, I took a long drive on no sleep to get a few shots before they would all fall. Here is an eastbound ... (more)
BNSF 3491 (ET44C4) leads a long windmill blade train through the vast open prarie land southwest of Cheyenne, Wyoming.