A member of SP's weekend commute fleet heads compass south through Bayshore, CA, on its way to San Jose.
Warm fall light imbues the landscape as Santa Fe 520 East roars through multiple reverse curves at the east end of Marcel.
ATSF power waits to be worked on at the railroad's San Benardino Shops.
Near sunset, surrounded by one of the largest stands of puzzle-barked ponderosa pines anywhere in the world, a westbound BNSF stack train roars up the east side of the Arizona Divide toward the su... (more)
After switching a small yard, UP's North Line Local departs Benson for Lordsburg, NM.
C&NW Dash 9 No. 8638 leads SP and Rio Grande power on a westbound SP grain train at Yuba Gap. Lots of ties have been replaced recently in this part of the Donner line.
Three Santa Fe cowls lead an eastbound manifest past SP's Mojave Yard with the Tehachapi Mountains for a backdrop.
A Rio Grande 144 train rounds the first eastbound horseshoe curve at Gilluly.
Santa Fe 558 West passes Stockton Tower and crosses SP's Valley Line as it heads for the San Joaquin Delta and its final destination of Richmond, CA.
Five EMD GP35s pull an eastbound manifest past Stockton Tower. March 1983, when this photo was taken, saw a lot of rain fall on California, with Tehachapi Pass being closed by severe floods on Mar... (more)
UP NW2 No. 1080 works the yard in Portland, OR.
A westbound BNSF stack train fights the grade at Coconino, just east of Flagstaff on the Arizona Plateau.
Before Santa Fe installed a second main track between Oakley and Bixler, CA, an Amtrak San Joaquin passes a Santa Fe work train on the house track at the former.
Santa Fe 8703 West waits in the siding at the Loop for a meet with SP's Tehachapi Mountain Local.
After meeting a westbound Santa Fe manifest, a hot 991 train continues its climb up the pass as it departs Woodford siding.