Out in the high desert between Barstow and Mojave, BNSF's Boron Local is shoving back onto an industrial spur off the main and toward the US Borax mine at Boron where it will perform the majority ... (more)
Only a few moments of sunlight are left as a westbound Union Pacific manifest having just made the run over Donner Pass rolls through the town of Colfax.
Dropping downgrade through Cliff, a northbound BNSF intermodal approaches Tunnel 5 with Clear Creek Ravine partially visible below the train.
In the late afternoon winter light, a northbound BNSF doublestack crosses Tehachapi Creek at Rowen. The building visible in the background is part of the Cesar Chavez compound which is headquarter... (more)
Between Walong and Marcel in the Tehachapi mountains, a southbound Union Pacific manifest exits Tunnel 10 as it continues the uphill climb toward the summit.
Rolling downgrade into Mojave, a southbound BNSF intermodal has just fought its way across the Tehachapi mountains, and will soon turn east for the run to Barstow and points beyond.
Nearing the town of Tehachapi, a Union Pacific unit cement train climbs upgrade through Cable. Note the new hooded trilights already installed, spelling doom for the SP searchlights which have pro... (more)
With the sun rapidly setting in the southern San Joaquin Valley, a northbound BNSF doublestack races toward the Bay Area as it passes underneath the classic cantilever signal bridge at Sandcut.
Passing beneath the iconic SP cantilever signal bridge in downtown Tehachapi, a southbound Union Pacific manifest nears the top of the grade, and will soon be running downhill toward Mojave and ul... (more)
Approaching Silverwood on the Palmdale Cutoff, the UP's Mojave Flyer out of West Colton is making good time climbing the grade on Cajon Pass, and shortly the train will reach the high desert on th... (more)
About to pass under Pepper Ave. a westbound UP doublestack rolls through West Colton on its trip to the L.A. harbor.
It seems UP SD60's have once again found a home in the Los Angeles basin as a pair go about switching moves at Pepper Ave. in West Colton.
A pair of Union Pacific SD60's which includes a fairly rare standard cab variant back down one of the yard tracks at Pepper Ave. in West Colton.
Passing through Ordway in San Timoteo Canyon on UP's Yuma Sub, some CSX pool power lends a hand on the point of a westbound container train which features a block of Tropicana reefers on the head ... (more)
Sunset Route pool power in the form in of two CSX General Electric units is on the head end of a westbound intermodal train passing through the curves at El Casco in San Timoteo Canyon.