As the last rays of sunshine bathe the Columbia River, a pair of FURX SD40-2's roar east at Horsetheif Lake with a drag freight.
The shadows were getting close, and my pulse was really racing, as I could see this WB coming for many miles. And indeed, it got to my location just in time, before the shadows consumed the scene ... (more)
The sun is about to set, as the UP 2846 leads the SJRV along San Pablo Bay on the UP's Cal-P line.
SP Torpedo Boat GP-9 5623 leads an excursion train out of Niles Canyon and into the town of Niles. Nikon D50, Nikon 18-70
UP 5036 leads a westbound auto train along San Pablo Bay. The Wisconsin Central GP40 2nd out is a long way from home. Nikon D50 Nikon 80-200 2.8
Spring has finally sprung in northern California as The CZ heads east through Pinole. Nikon D50 Nikon 18-70
Old power is still earning it's keep on the Cal-P line, as seen here with 2 former DRGW GP40's, and a UP SD40-2. Nikon D50, Nikon 18-70 lens.
Former SP SD45T-2, now rated at 3000 HP, leads another former SP T2 out of Antelope Yard, as the moon rises to the east over the Sierra Nevada Mountains.Shot with a Canon G3
A short UP eastbound intermodal freight reflects beautifuly in a pool of water near the West Causeway between Davis and Sacramento. Shot with a Canon G3.
UP 3101 leads a former SP Tunnel Motor out of Antelop Yard in Roseville. Photo Taken with a Canon G3.
Heading north with Empty lumber flats, former SP commute GP, now NCR 3190 heads north on a warm summer day in 1996.
Heading back to the BNSF, after being used for emergency power, BN 9250 pushes on the rear of San Joaquin # 718 at Emeryville.
A close up and personal view of the running gear on UP 3985. Personally, UP locomotives are my favorite, because they are dirty and oily. They look like a real locomotive, and not a museum piece.
UP 3985 storms northbound, just north of Roseville at Sunset Whitney, on it's way to Dunsmuir.
UP 3985 makes a back up move past the Roseville Amtrak depot, after having just completed it's trip from Portola.