Amtrak 14 shows its length with its head out exiting Tunnel 19 with the last few cars have yet to enter it. This one-day only detour came following a 36-hour maintenance of way window as Union Pac... (more)
The most notable portion of the 1984 World’s Fair Daylight’s leg that brought it to Los Angeles was its assault over Tehachapi. Less remarked is that it did not take the Palmdale Cutoff ove... (more)
32 years…… It had been 32 years since the symphony of steam had last echoed through Soledad Canyon as former Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 returns to her home in Los Angeles after being on hand at Vincent G... (more)
An eastbound Metrolink 'extra' slowly pulls out of the siding at CP Ravenna within the confines of Soledad Canyon. Originally completed in 1876 by the Southern Pacific Railroad as the final link i... (more)
Bound for Lancaster in the high desert, a Metrolink commuter train climbs through Soledad Canyon between Lang and the former location of Russ siding on the ex-SP Saugus Line, now known as Metrolin... (more)
Orange still leads for the moment coming out of Soledad Canyon as one of the Metrolink trains still being piloted by leased BNSF AC4400CWs heads down hill towards Santa Clarita.
Metrolink SCAX train 270 from Lancaster to Los Angeles snakes through CP Ravenna in the heart of Soledad Canyon.
A Sunday afternoon Metrolink train from Lancaster to Los Angeles is about half way or so into its long run as it heads under the Soledad Canyon Road bridge deep in the canyon.
A Lancaster, California bound Metrolink commuter train makes its way through the Sand Canyon Fire near Tunnel #19. The 22,000+ acre wild fire has forced Antelope Valley Line trains to operate at r... (more)
Union Pacific stacks climb eastbound up Soledad Canyon across a graffiti covered bridge.
Union Pacific stacks round the curve at Bootlegger Canyon Road in Soledad Canyon.
Passing through an eclectic community in Soledad Canyon, is a Metrolink train with a leased BNSF locomotive. Metrolink will be using them until further notice as they feel Cab cars are unsafe.
UP ILBSE slowly grinds up the nearly 2% grade eastbound (railroad west) through Soledad Canyon. The ILBSE is a bi-weekly Long Beach-Seattle intermodal, and is one of the few UP moves that uses thi... (more)
Metrolink's rail train slowly winds through Soledad Canyon dropping continuous welded rail with a crazy set of leased power including an F59PH, SW10, and GP9.
Metrolink 261 roars out of Tunnel 19 in the midst of a 2.27% ruling grade through Soledad Canyon.