A short stack train bites into the grade north of Rosamond, CA. Got a friendly horn toot and a wave as they went by.
Afternoon sun shines on the UP 7501 as it tops Ansel hill on the point of the WRVAMT, a tie train running from Roseville, CA to Amarillo, TX.
With the lucky 7's GEVO leading the way, the IBRLCX hustles through Rosamond across from the old GLC plant (Great Lakes Carbon) south of town. The train is an extra section intermodal between Broo... (more)
Early morning light finds UP 5394 and the MWCRV cresting Ansel hill, north of Rosamond, CA. The 5394 west is passing the east (south) end of Ansel siding, which is still guarded by old target sign... (more)
With the Boy Scouts of America commemorative GEVO up front, UPs hot shot Lathrop to Los Angeles Z scoots along the Mojave Sub just after cresting Ansel hill. Soon the priority Z will be sprinting... (more)
The shinny new paint on UP 7480 glows in the afternoon sun as the ZLTLA races along UP's Mojave Sub passing Ansel. Ansel siding is located north of Rosamond at the top of Ansel hill.
Amtrak 175 sprints across the Mojave Sub in the late afternoon light of April 10th 2011. The detouring Starlight will soon be sailing along the floor of the Antelope Valley as it heads for LA.
Amtrak Cascade F59PHi #466 glides along the Mojave Sub near Ansel with train #11X. This Coast Starlight set is making a deadhead move from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles after a mudslide closed th... (more)
Old & worn, but still on the mainline. Case it point, UP 2038 hustling across the Mojave Sub near MP 389 just shy of the Sopp RD crossing. Along with the 2038 are another pair of 60 series EMDs; ... (more)
UP 7878 rolls off of Ansel hill & into Rosamond, CA with the IPDLCR 20 in tow. The IPDLCR 20 is made up of all new UMAX 53' containers.
UP 5320 sprints across the desert in the late afternoon passing Ansel siding with the ZLTLC 25 in tow.
Late afternoon along the UP Mojave Sub finds a Northbound manifest working up Ansel Hill with a pair of CP units.
UP 7163 leads 3 other AC4400s & the OTNLB 10 down Ansel hill & into the Antelope Valley. Note the former SP AC44 2nd back, still earning it's keep.
UP 8194 leads a very late MFRWC 5 past Ansel siding and towards West Colton. Soon 8194 will lead it's train off of Ansel hill and into the AV, Ansel is a few miles north of Rosamond, CA. UP 1995 i... (more)
eastbound SP unit oil "tank train" near Rosamond, CA