A single ES44AC leads the Union Pacific's Los Angeles - Lathrop intermodal through Tehachapi Pass passing the siding at Bealville on the Mojave Subdivision.
Nearing the top of the grade on Beaumont Hill, an eastbound manifest sporting a renumbered SD9043MAC up front rounds the big curve at Nicklin on the ex-SP Sunset Route.
An unlikely set of power in the form of ex-BN GP50 and a plain BNSF Dash 9 power a baretable move through Grand Terrace on BNSF's San Bernardino Sub. The train is heading for the San Jacinto Branc... (more)
An ex-BN GP50 and BNSF GE power a baretable movement through Box Springs in Moreno Valley on the ex-ATSF San Jacinto Branch on a warm summer morning in southern California's Inland Empire.
Near El Casco in San Timoteo Canyon, renumbered SD90MAC UP 3477 leads a manifest train east on the former SP Sunset Route.
Early morning east of Colton finds recently renumbered SD90MAC UP 3477 leading a manifest train through the Loma Linda area on the former SP Sunset Route.
Descending the San Gabriel River flyover in El Monte, the Santa Fe 3751 and special train are returning home from San Bernardino Railroad Days. Ahead is a brief stop at the El Monte Metrolink stat... (more)
Returning from San Bernardino Railroad Days, the Santa Fe 3751 has little trouble outrunning motorists on Interstate 10 approaching Los Angeles. In a few minutes the steam special will reach its d... (more)
The sun sets in California's San Joaquin Valley as a UP manifest rolls under the signal bridge at Quantico just north of downtown Bakersfield. A replacement color light has already been installed,... (more)
Following a crew change at the former Southern Pacific depot in Bakersfield, detouring northbound Amtrak train #14 is underway again as it resumes its rare mileage trip via the San Joaquin Valley ... (more)
After a brief pause to allow southbound traffic to clear, detouring northbound Amtrak train #14 is underway again passing beneath the cantilever signal bridge at Sandcut. With the upcoming PTC ins... (more)
Meeting a stopped southbound BNSF container train, detouring northbound Amtrak train #14 passes through Bealville as it heads downgrade toward Bakersfield.
Between Woodford and Cliff, detouring northbound Amtrak train #14 crosses Tehachapi Creek at Rowen as it heads downgrade toward Bakersfield.
In the heart of the Tehachapi mountains, detouring northbound Amtrak train #14 passes the siding at Woodford as it heads downgrade toward Bakersfield.
Nearing Tunnel 10 and the world famous Tehachapi Loop, detouring northbound Amtrak train #14 winds its way through Marcel heading downgrade toward Bakersfield.