Late morning northbound Train 241 pushes out of the Santa Clara platform with F40 class unit 900 doing the honors after 22 years of service for Caltrain.
Running down the middle of the 210 freeway in Pasadena, ATSF 3828 leads a westbound Q-BHLA (Birmingham, AL - Los Angeles intermodal run through from the BN). This one happens to be my favorite of... (more)
JPBX 927 seems to have an identity crisis, with the '924' displayed on the front conflicting with what's painted on the sides of the cab. This was northbound Train 135 pushing out of the San Anto... (more)
Smoke from SP 2472 wafts over the tail end of the Pacific Shore Limited, with the observation Kansas bringing up the rear of this one-off excursion from the SF Bay area to Los Angeles.
SP 2472 on its only excursion to Southern California (since restoration) - heading east between Moorpark and Simi Valley near the SP location of Strathearn. Two SP diesels were provided for assur... (more)
An ex-BNSF SD40-2 and a former Santa Fe GP30 lead a westbound flatcar (baretable) train towards temporary storage at the Irwindale siding, less than 1/2 mile to the west.
SP 2472 and the Pacific Shore Ltd. catch the last bit of sunshine running along the East Bank of the LA River. The ATSF Pasadena Sub bridge is in the background, and the remains of the UP Pasaden... (more)
SP 2472 leads the Pacific Shore Limited from the Bay area on its only visit to Los Angeles after being restored. The train is just east of the 134 freeway in Glendale, with San Fernando Road just... (more)
Santa Fe 3751 and three brand-new C40-8W's lead the Employee Recognition Special back to Los Angeles from Chicago. This was the final leg of the 2 1/2 week trek, running westbound between Needles... (more)
A pair of GP38-2's bask in the morning sun on an industrial lead north of the BNSF Emporia Sub mainline in Gardner, Kansas.
Patched Espee AC4400CW UP 6419 brings up the rear of a westbound empty coal train through Atchison, heading back to the Wyoming coal fields.
New ES44AC 5869 leads two SD40-2's with an eastbound manifest at Beverly, just south of Weston on the former CB&Q St. Joseph Sub.
BNSF 8035 leads an eastbound manifest out of the Missouri River fog through the quaint city of Parkville, just a few miles away from Murray Yard in North Kansas City.
UP 7039 (a 'convertible' C44/60AC) leads a westbound grain train out of Atchison, with 2 Ferromex units in the consist.
An eastbound UP Z-train rounds the famous 'Don Ball' curve past the UP depot at Lawrence. Go Jayhawks!