Time to fly! The city of Montclair, CA generously donated UP Caboose 25392 to the RailGiants Train Museum to make room for an eventual 10 freeway expansion. The motion was approved during ... (more)
On the way home from Arizona driving backroads, the road just happened to lead us to train tracks with a mixed freight waiting for a green light near a ranch.
Ready to board! After a fall evening rainstorm in the mid-1940s, the passengers are ready to board their luxury pullman car for the journey to their destinations. I'm sure the young family in the ... (more)
A photo years in the making...It has already been so many years since Union Pacific asked Railgiants for the opportunity to bring 4014 back to life. The planning and preparation for the RailGiants... (more)
4014 cruises easy through Devore after finishing its journey down Cajon Pass. Next stop: Colton yard for a few days of display before the RailGiants Train Museum Excursion back up the pass to Vict... (more)
What a sight! 4014 ventures through Cajon Pass for the first time under its own power, 5.5 years after it was towed behind 2 diesels to Cheyenne for restoration. About an hour later, 4014 would ar... (more)
4014 returns to Cajon under steam! Though 4014 may be "big," it's still no match when compared to the Mormon rocks. Having just passed through Mormon Rocks to the delight of many onlookers and pho... (more)
Since Mojave Road into Afton Canyon was flooded, we had to take the back route into the canyon. Because of this (or the fact that it was a Tuesday afternoon) we had the canyon virtually to ourselv... (more)
July 20th marked the debut run for SP 9010 after an 11 year restoration by volunteers at Niles Canyon Railway. Built in March of 1964, this 179 ton engine was one of 44 built by German manufacture... (more)
July 20th marked the debut run for SP 9010 after an 11 year restoration by Niles Canyon Railway volunteers. On a last minute whim I went ahead and purchased tickets to ride on the Pro Railfan Run-... (more)
The "Tractors, Trains, and Planes" Memorial weekend event at Santa Margarita Ranch had a new addition this year- a giant American flag! Here the Seattle bound Coast Starlight passes by t... (more)
Though the big boy is massive in its own right, it fails in comparison to Mount Ogden's snowy peaks in the background. 45 minutes into the journey to Evanston, 4014 passed through Peterson with mu... (more)
The hills were alive with people as 4014 passed through Echo Canyon on its short trip to Evanston on Mother's Day. It was truly a moving experience to see and hear 4014 pass through Castle Rock.
On a cloudless Saturday morning along the Southern California coast, a southbound Amtrak train sneaks up behind two unconcerned women out for their morning walk along a trackside trail.
Welcome to Omaha, Nebraska! On a pleasantly warm Thanksgiving weekend, 6900 and 4023 welcome home visitors from vacations in Iowa and beyond along I-80.