Volunteers with the Pacific Locomotive Association have Quincy No. 2 hot and ready to go as the first rays of sunlight hit Brightside Yard.
A southbound to San Jose attempts to reflect itself in the Alameda Creek on a spectacular December afternoon.
A westbound UP intermodal train, possibly the OMW, exits the former WP Tunnel 1 in Niles Canyon. This location is rarely photographed, yet it is only a short walk from the nearest road.
The low setting sun shines it's last rays on the Heritage 1 paint job, as BNSF 2156 leads the Warm Springs Local across the diamonds at Niles and back towards Richmond.
Just two days before Christmas, the greening hills of Hayward and Niles Canyon create a lovely backdrop to the CDTX 2052 as it stolls Southbound towards San Jose with Capitol Corridor #535 behind.
A rare treat, in the form of a CSX AC4400CW, leads an auto train across the Alameda Creek on a cool December morning.
A long hood forward GP38-2 leads a short 54 local off of Altamont and back towards Newark.
Mooo! A herd of happy California cows dot the emerald hillsides of Niles Canyon, as a Westbound manifest slows for the curve and diamonds at Niles Junction.
Two EMD's trot a 37-car Warm Springs Local across the Alameda Creek and make a great subject for photo #600 for me.
A decorated GP40-2 leads the LRM54 across the diamonds at Niles, passing the former site of the Niles Tower.
Hotrail! The 54 Local rolls past one of UP's Chevy Silverado hi-railers and heads West on the Oakland Subdivision.
Sunsety! The passengers onboard Sacramento bound Train 544 enjoy the hues of the beautiful sunset, while they cross the Alameda Creek.
ACE 3101, wrapped up in a 10th Anniversary scheme, pushes Train 04 up Altamont Pass, towards Stockton.
ACE #6 rolls East through Niles Junction and passes a dirty Ford Thunderbird.
On a beautiful May afternoon, a Southbound Houston-bound auto train crosses the Alameda Creek with a veteran Dash 8 leading two newer EMD's.