2 CSX units struggle to keep this westbound ZATLC moving up the steep grade on the east side of Beaumont Hill as the train is about to duck under Hwy 111.
One nice thing about UP's Sunset Route is Pool power, as 4 NS units lead train ZAILC at West Palm Springs. Strong winds today had the train down to almost walking speed between Garnet and Palm Spr... (more)
Union Pacific train IGSDIX 23 (Intermodal; Global Gateway South CA - Dallas TX; Extra) threads its way through the hundreds of windmill electrical generators as it passes the Amtrak station at Wes... (more)
In West Palm Springs, California, Union Pacific's ZLAMQ 24 (UPS, Expedited Intermodal; Los Angeles CA to Mesquite TX) approaches the Amtrak station. ES44AC 7716 is on the headend of this eastboun... (more)
CSX pool power races along the Sunset route as it passes through West Palm Springs.
UP 8413 digs in on the stiff 1.9% grade on the east slope of Beaumont hill between Garnet and West Palm Springs. Strong Santa Ana winds today are no doubt holding down the speed of this Westbound ... (more)
With Mount San Gorgonio looming in the background, Union Pacific SD70ACe 8382, along with visiting BNSF SD70MACs 9630 and 9910, hustle an eastbound manifest freight through West Palm Springs, Cali... (more)
Union Pacific Dash 9-44CW 9734, UP SD40T-2 8622 (ex-D&RGW 5365) and SP SD45 8664 (ex-VMV 911, nee-CNW 911) lead a freight through the California desert.
Union Pacific SD70M 4809, WC 6941, CSX 8503 and UP 9316 round the big curve in West Palm Springs, California.
The Sunset Limited heads west through West Palm Springs, California, led by engines 44 and 22.
Former CNW employees post their feelings on the point of SD70M 4041 as it speeds east with a stack train.
With the San Jacinto Mountains as a backdrop, a hot Blue Streak Merchandise with nine GP40s for power climbs the hogback grade out of West Palm Springs.