On a chilly Thanksgiving morning in 1986, Santa Fe 9523 East, a hot 991 train, kicks up dust as it hustles past the Dupont chemical plant in east Antioch, CA. This symbol kept a blistering schedul... (more)
Waiting at the west end if Sando for an approaching train, recently delivered SD75M No. 231 idles rhythmically as her engineer has his eyes fixed on the horizon. The eastbound's headlight is now s... (more)
Santa Fe 103 West, a hot 199 train headed for Richmond, CA, hustles through East Antioch with a long string of UPS trailers and other hot cargo in tow. The symbol was one of the fastest on the rai... (more)
In July 1995, SD75M No. 224 leads a hot Santa Fe 199 train on a tight right of way that sits between Suisun Bay and the Antioch downtown overlook. The 199 train was one of the hottest trains on th... (more)
The Stockton Sub dispatcher is running an Amtrak San Joaquin around a westbound Santa Fe coiled steel train at Sando. The steel train will deliver its cargo just a few miles to the west at USS POS... (more)
Late in the afternoon, Santa Fe 636 West slowly crawls up Sando siding as it waits for an eastbound Amtrak San Joaquin. No. 636 is a recent arrival on the railroad from GE.
Late in the day, a fast-moving 199 train decelerates into Antioch as it skirts Suisun Bay. The red paint on the four-axle Dash 8s still looks new.
As the marine layer clears way at mid-morning, a shiny C40-8W leads a westbound manifest along the shores of Suisun Bay in Antioch.
A Santa Fe local has just climbed a steep industrial spur to service an industry in East Antioch. The railroad's Stockton Sub mainline is in the foreground.
Shiny GE warbonnets lead a hot 199 train along the edge of Suisun Bay at Antioch.
Amtrak 713 highballs Antioch as it heads for its next station stop at Martinez
A H1 C44-9W leads a doublestack train over the waters of Suisun Bay in Antioch
Near sunset, a westbound San Joaquin is reflected in a pool of rain water.
Just before sunset, a westbound San Joaquin breaks out of the shadows as it races through East Antioch.
At dusk, the dispatcher in Fresno, CA, runs a San Joaquin around a westbound autorack at Sando.