Eleven units lead a westbound BPHXLAC along the Cajon Sub in a late afternoon pack of westbound trains that kept us busy for quite a while.
BNSF 4628 along with a KCSM SD70ACe lead a westbound VBLUSBD in the late evening between Victorville and Hesperia.
Working through Hesperia along Santa Fe Ave in the late afternoon is a westbound BNSF manifest with a brand new tier4 leader.
Brand new BNSF 3748 leads a fast moving westbound manifest through Hesperia on the Cajon Sub.
It always made for a great day to catch an F45 leading. Today it was an F45, C30-7, and another F45 sporting the red and yellow paint scheme.
Becoming a rare sight these days. A former Southern Pacific AC4400W is put on point of this Long Beach bound coal train. As traffic built up on the Cajon Pass, this train was slow rolling down the... (more)
Cowls – EMD Design at its Finest (IMHO)Electro-Motive built F45 diesels for Great Northern / Burlington Northern and Santa Fe. Perhaps it is my southern California bias, but the F4... (more)
4 units lead this eastbound UP Denver bound Z train as it races through Hesperia.
BNSF 4251 along with a pair of NS units lead the QLACNSA.
EMD power leads the hot Los Angeles to Wilow Springs Z through Hesperia.
Second locomotive is BNSF 8739, third locomotive is BNSF 8730, fourth locomotive is BNSF 338 and fifth locomotive is BNSF 556
Working upgrade into Lugo, UP 4014 east meets the UP 8147 west as seen looking down the boiler of Union Pacific's newest acquisition to their heritage steam fleet - the first UP 4014 - a 4-8-8-4 &... (more)
Danby to Hobart spine empties begin their climb up Cajon Pass in the late evening.
The ACe's keep on rolling! The last month as been a blessing as SD70ACe's have been replacing the horrible looking 7700's that dominate these type trains in Southern California.
Another eastbound, another tier4 leader, this time BNSF 3956 leading a hot Z.