On a warm evening along the Central Coast, a Union Pacific passenger train descends the horseshoe curve just above San Luis Obispo, California. In the distance, you can see the quiet town of San L... (more)
BNSF 728 and 9717 work hard as they serve as the rear DPUs of a crude oil train in the Feather River Canyon. Here at the Honeymoon Tunnels, the Bakken Crude Oil rolls precariously close to the wat... (more)
BNSF 729 cruises through the depths of the Feather River Canyon as it leads a large manifest along the ex-Western Pacific mainline near Pulga.
BNSF 729 and a mile long manifest wind their way through the Feather River Canyon as a snow capped Bald Eagle Mountain looms in the distance.
A BNSF grain train snakes through the treacherous Feather River Canyon as it passes the Rock Creek Dam west of Belden, California. Luckily, due to recent rains, there is "some" water in the Feathe... (more)
Snow and Snow Sheds. Donner Pass is infamous for heavy snow and railroading. Here, a westbound stack train led by Union Pacific 5039 battles through blinding snow at the Norden snow shed. A... (more)
The friendly faces of Union Pacific. Another successful in the books for this crew who took the hot ZG2LT (priority Z train) from Sparks to Roseville. Waiting nearby is a fresh crew who wil... (more)
Winterstorm Dion has left the Feather River Canyon as a winter wonderland. On the evening of December 6th, 2013, snow began to fall in Northern California. By morning, there was a solid 6 inches t... (more)
Only 14 hours late. Amtrak's southbound Coast Starlight has experienced a series of setbacks which put the train running approximately 14 hours behind schedule. This delay made for a good o... (more)
BNSF 7726 smokes just slightly as it crosses the Clear Creek Trestle in Keddie, California on a cloudy fall day. The screeching from the cars echoes throughout the mountains as its done for many y... (more)
The Death March. California Northern is being transferred down to the CFNR shops in American Canyon where it will be stripped of all personality and soul. Do to the G&W takeover of RailAmer... (more)
The sound of dynamic brakes echo throughout the Feather River Canyon as UP 7600 helps guide a long intermodal train across the North Fork Bridge. Originally built circa 1960, the North Fork Bridge... (more)
Amtrak in the Feather River Canyon! Amtrak 11 was making just another ordinary trip south through Oregon when the news came in; a Union Pacific manifest train had derailed just north of Dun... (more)
Amtrak Across the Keddie Wye! Due to a derailment along UP's Shasta Route (just north of Dunsmuir), Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight was forced to detour via the Feather River Canyon and... (more)
Amtrak Detours Via the Feather River Canyon! Due to a derailment along UP's Shasta Route (just north of Dunsmuir), Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight was forced to detour via the Feather R... (more)