Restored to service in 1991 (after a five-year rebuild), Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 operated on quite a few trips (Los Angeles to Bakersfield, L.A. to Chicago, L.A. to Sacramento, L.A. to the Grand Canyo... (more)
UP 8115, 7693, 8681 & 5433 lead 25lds 92mtys, 6437tns, 7916ft. UP 5381 yet another repaint out of NLR, is the lone rear DPU. I love the way the nose looks on these repaints, I wished they would pa... (more)
Union Pacific ES44AC #7397 and five other locomotives lead the Global 2, IL to Oakland Z-train (ZG2OA) through Eckley. The five units following UP 7397 (in order) are ES44AC #7435, AC44CCTE #7004,... (more)
Former SP 367 Accelerates out of San Luis Obispo. This former unit looks pretty good on home rails, considering the nearly 20 years of service and post merger with Union Pacific has done to it.
During times of motive power shortages SP puts together sets of power for use in captive "hauler" service between it's large West Colton yard and points west in the Los Angeles basin. He... (more)
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Ry EMD F7A #347C sits inside the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, CA.
Westward Bound - With the Old Women Mountains for the back drop, a westbound stack train crests the Cadiz grade out of the Essex Valley and starts the decent into Amboy California.
A set of Union Pacific road power including UP 2290, an SD60M still sporting its red frame stripe, is tied down at the bottom end of the yard in Mojave on a cool Spring morning out in the high des... (more)
Union Pacific ES44AC #7963 leads the Oakland to Ogden, UT stack train (KOAOG-07) through Eckley followed by SD70M #4917, C41-8W #9541, and C45ACCTE #5288.
A weekend morning along the shores of San Pablo Bay on Union Pacific's Martinez Subdivision finds one of the countless Amtrak California service trains passing the control point at Hercules as it ... (more)
An oil service boat stands by at the Veneco oil pier as Union pacific 9906 with empty hoppers rolls Southbound along the Carpenteria Bluffs.
EBCS West Danby - A westbound stack train trolls thorough Danby California with three units from the infamous Barstow Power Pool.
Four Ball and Three - With the Old Women Mountains for the back drop, a westbound stack train crests the Cadiz grade out of the Essex Valley and starts the decent into Amboy California.
Amtrak P42DC #192 shoves Amtrak Capitol Corridor Train #528 out of Santa Clara.
A UP work train sits in Tehachapi.