Southbound Union Pacific no.7402 leads the Cans, which have since been discontinued, along a stretch of the Coast Route that is under constant assault from wave action. Old sea water intake pipes ... (more)
This short high priority train is headed south in a hurry at Fountain, Illinois.
With its time along the Pacific Ocean complete, UP 7402 leads this edition of the southbound Oil Cans further inland as it passes between Oxnard and Camarillo along field after field of crops.
Oil on the coast. The oil cans from the San Ardo oil fields to the north travel by rail past Venecos Oil Pier which serve's the Oil Platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel.
A Sunday morning appearance of the Oil Cans heading into Ventura Ca. They are usually a overnight movement.
Unlike Southern Pacific's glamorous Daylight passenger trains that once raced along these very tracks drawing the attention of railfans during their years of operation, 2017's draw for railfans on... (more)
Loaded Oil Cans slide down the eastside of Santa Susanna Pass, the scene of many western movies, to a greater Los Angeles Area refinery.
Dolores-bound loaded oil cans from Wunpost roll south along the sun drenched Emma Woods State Beach in crisp early morning sunlight.
After meeting an eastbound Z, the IG3OAB gets underway. As evidenced by the turned evaders, the searchlights are not long for this world.
A Union Pacific GE AC45CCTE shoves at the rear of this City of Industry, CA to Bedford Park, IL (CSXT) trackage rights Intermodal Z on BNSF's high-speed transcon route.
Classic Union Switch & Signal Searchlights offer the approaching ZLAAH stack train a clear signal at the west switch Champlin siding in Utah's lonely Tintic Valley.
Shipwrecked. For 19 years, this relic from the past had been a landmark at this spot on the bank of the Mississippi River south of St. Louis. Its journey here makes an interesting tale. It ... (more)
With most of the train over the top of Donner Pass and emerging from Tunnel 41, "The Big Hole", this eastbound stack continues on it's long journey to Chicago.
Smashing! An Eastbound stack train exits Tunnel 41, which is known as the "Big Hole", and begins its descent down Donner Pass towards Sparks.