The Rocklin Rocket. Historically, trains have names. Classics such as the "California Zephyr" and "Super Chief" live in American folklore. Today, most trains are known... (more)
Late in the afternoon, three new SP GE AC4400CWs roar through Rocklin, CA, with an eastbound manifest. They're headed for Donner Pass. The ACs were the last new locomotives SP bought before it was... (more)
A Southern Pacific caboose, Chicago Northwestern boxcars and an original Southern Pacific rotary sailing by...could this scene be any better (probably with some snow, sure, but that's for later)? ... (more)
Led by new GE AC No. 335, a westbound SP coming off Donner Pass prepares to duck under the uphill track at Rocklin.
ZG2LT ducks under the eastbound main at Rocklin, UP 2001, one of the two 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic SD70Ms, trails as the second unit
As UP 2010 and the KLTG2 passed through Rocklin they tripped a high and wide detector and had to come to a stop and wait for the car department to come up from Roseville, it was discovered that on... (more)
The BSA unit leads the KLTG2 through Rocklin. A detector down the tracks would catch the train with a high container which later forced them back to the yard at Roseville.
In a brief moment of sunlight, UP 1989 is illuminated under threatning skies westbound on a Z train at Rocklin, CA.
Union Pacific #844 crosses over Track 1 at Rocklin as it begin climbing Donner Pass. The 4-8-4 is pulling the 150th Special east over the ex-Southern Pacific Overland Route with the destination of... (more)
UP 844 crosses the number one track in Rocklin as it leaves Northern California behind on its way back to Cheyenne
The westbound Global 2, IL to Lathrop, CA doublestack train passes by with 4 brand new GEVO's elephant style.
On a very warm summer afternoon, an eastbound grain train flies up the #2 track of the Roseville Subdivision as UP 1983 brings the "Family Days" passenger special through Rocklin, California.
A late running Amtrak 5, the westbound California Zephyr, drops down the Roseville sub passing through Rocklin on its way to its next station stop in Roseville, CA.
A UP grain shuttle starts to tackle the grade of Donner Pass at the train blows for the crossing at the station.
Union Pacific 1996 leads the three car SCBFR through Rocklin. Its coming into Roseville where it will then crew change and pick up UP 1983.