With some colorful wildflowers still holding true thanks to a late spring rain, UP 7494 adds some yellow to the scene as it leads the westbound LOF67 through town.
Southern Pacific Returns to the Coast Line. Well, sort of. Patched GP60 No. 1053, originally Southern Pacific No. 9759, looks right at home as it throttles up through the Oxnard Amtrak/Metr... (more)
Dawn breaks over Oxnard as the crew of the LOF63 set to work as they prepare to grab a cut of autoracks to transfer over to the Ventura County Railroad's interchange tracks after the Metrolink mo... (more)
The sun continues to warm the hillsides of Cajon Pass as another day begins while the BNSF 6776 eases a westbound intermodal train downgrade toward the Swarthout Canyon Road grade crossing.
A spectacular sunset is just wrapping up and dusk is beginning to fall over Fillmore as Fillmore & Western No. 14 simmers quietly in the yard. The fine product of Baldwin is being prepared for a r... (more)
UP 1051 and a fellow GP60 enjoy a break between duties as they await their next call that will come in less than 24 hours.
Making a rather odd appearance beneath the Colton flyover, UP 1111 leads an engineering special off the BNSF San Bernardino Subdivision and onto the Union Pacific Yuma Subdivision. The unusual rou... (more)
Catching the last light of day as dark, looming clouds prepare to shallow up the sun, Metrolink 121 rolls past Union Pacific's yard at Oxnard on the approach to its next station stop here. Waiting... (more)
BNSF 5103, one of the first C44-9W's to receive the BNSF Railway's current "Swoosh" paint scheme, leads a baretable train with one of the company's newest units (an ET44C4) downgrade out... (more)
BNSF 5103, one of the first C44-9W's to receive the BNSF Railway's current "Swoosh" paint scheme, leads a baretable train with one of the company's newest units toward Cajon Junction as ... (more)
Still One Number Away... BNSF 3750, just one number away from wearing a more recognized number in the railfan community, does its part with a sister ET44C4 (3745) to bring a westbound manif... (more)
With the St. Mary Magdalen Chapel and some fitting palm trees providing a "Southern California" backdrop, UP 7494 lugs a hefty LOF67 out of Camarillo as it heads for its first work in Ox... (more)
A Northern Pacific Diner Among an ATSF Gold Mine. Stainless steel fluting on original Santa Fe Railway passenger cars returns again to the rails of the Barstow station, even if only for jus... (more)
One of a Kind. With the town of Victorville in the rearview mirrors, BNSF's Southern California Division Christmas Train joins Route 66 again east of town as it prepares to make the turn to... (more)
It might not see the bustling amount of freight and passenger traffic that it used to, but the ex-Southern Pacific Coast Line is still as grand as it was back when the famous Daylight passe... (more)