The SJVR 920 job takes 41 cars from the UP to the BNSF in Bakersfield with a pair of ex-PSI Energy GP38-2s for power as they pass a trainset off Amtrak 710 at the depot.
The 608 job works around Goshen with a GP38-2 with an extra small fuel tank for power.
Second Generation Branch Line. On the evening of Tuesday, July 21, 2020, Genesee & Wyoming's San Joaquin Valley Railroad 2122 (BL20-2, EMD, 1992) leads SJVR 3000 (Progress Rail PR30B) and a... (more)
The 905 job (far left) switches out cars in the BNSF yard at Bakersfield as other power lays over for the weekend.
Really lower emissions. San Joaquin Valley Railroad is the sole owner of the Progress Rail class of PR30Bs. In 2012, four of these Tier IV emissions compliant units were produced on the frames of ... (more)
Two SJVR ex-Conrail units, a GP15-1 and GP38 (which also spent time on the PLE, among others) layover for the weekend in Bakersfield.
A trainload of contaminated soil heads west on the former Coalinga Branch. As another long, hot day in the San Joaquin Valley becomes evening, thunderheads are building over the Sierra Nevada to t... (more)
SJVR 2121 works the Union Pacific Yard in Bakersfield in the golden afternoon light as the Tehachapi Mountain Range looms in the background. Out of picture to the right, Amtrak 14 holds short of K... (more)
Brand new SJVR 2407 at Ventura Street in Fresno.
One of SJVR's 4 new SE24B's at Exeter.
SJVR 2405, one of four new PR24B's on the railroad is found in downtown Fresno along the UP mainline.
San Joaquin Valley RR #2038, a GP20E, is eastbound west of Bakersfield at Rio Blanco on the Buttonwillow Branch. #2038 was built in 1962 as SP 7219, a GP20 and then later upgraded by Southern Paci... (more)
San Joaquin Valley Railroad locomotives are tied down in the former Southern Pacific Bakersfield Yard.
An ex-PC/CR extended cab GP38 has seen better days as it sits on a siding near Kern Jct. Unfortunately like many SJVR units, it's become a canvas for taggers.