The northbound Northwestern Pacific Daylight rolls off Ridge Hill behind a pair of SD9s and a chop nose GP9.
A Santa Fe 991 train swings off the 5th crossing of Tehachapi Creek and heads into a deep cut below the Loop.
Sierra Railway #8, a Ford Model T on a Fairbanks Morris frame from about 1922, rests inside the historic belt driven machine shop at Railtown 1897.
Not long after sunrise, we make our way east in one of the trailing 40s of an eastbound UP APL stack train out of the Port of Oakland. The photographer had boarded the train with the new crew in S... (more)
Shop mechanics perform a sustained load test on SD24 No. 4511. They had the prime mover running full-out for at least a half an hour. Honestly, I don't know how they could hear each other, the sou... (more)
Caltrain MP36PH-3C #925 leads Southbound Caltrain #146 as it makes a quick pause at Millbrae to load up passengers for the trip to San Jose.
On a hazy day in October 1977, a Santa Fe eastbound roars slowly upgrade at Woodford with an SP and Santa Fe manifest in the hole in the long siding. A U-boat in 5936's consist is sending a plume ... (more)
Yet another edition of the age-old Brooklyn trailer train paces along the Sacramento River on the ex-SP Shasta Line at Gibson.
Little do they know an efficiency test banner lies in their path a... (more)
UP's southbound afternoon Harbor Local Manual siding
New SD40T-2 No. 8300 leads a westbound string of boxcars at Woodford, CA. These units were very impressive when they were first delivered, and all worked Tehachapi. Truly these locomotives were on... (more)
Yosemite and Sugar Pine Railroad Number 10,, a 3 Truck, 3 Cylinder Shay, built in 1928 by Lima Locomotive Works, ready for boarding. The original log cars are used for passengers.
UP 5267 leads a North Platte, NE to Oakland, CA Z-train downgrade through Colfax
UP 5267 leads a North Platte, NE to Oakland, CA Z-train through newly installed CTC signals as it heads downgrade through Dutch Flat
UP 5293 leads a light move of eight units downgrade through Soda Springs
8017 east emerges from Santa Ana Canyon under a light early morning fog, as it passes the grounds of the Green River Golf Course on a warm summer morning.