After needing a bronco escort through the snowy Feather River Canyon, BNSF 4576 finally catches some sunlight as it rolls through Oroville. The tail end of the storm still rages above the mountain... (more)
In near whiteout conditions a helper set goes to work at Truckee.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr glides down into Colfax after a nights worth of snow has blanketed the scene.
BNSF 558 leads the eastbound Cadiz Local down off Ash Hill as it passes through Siberia on a cold afternoon in the Mojave Desert.
BNSF SD70ACe 8798 brings up the rear of a westbound manifest at East Barstow. Rare in these parts to find any EMD power, let alone a new one.
The first big storm of the season dumped about 2 feet of snow on the summit of Donner Pass overnight causing problems for detectors, trains, and hell for the dispatch as trains got delayed several... (more)
The starlight heads south, passing the wine country of the central coast.
Winterstorm Dion has left the Feather River Canyon as a winter wonderland. On the evening of December 6th, 2013, snow began to fall in Northern California. By morning, there was a solid 6 inches t... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner #564 finds a small patch of sunlight as it passes through Orange, California, on December 7th, 2013. This train, heading from Los Angeles to San Diego, has 6 regul... (more)
Stuffed and mounted. This hybrid "Beep" made from a Baldwin frame with Geep innards sits near the Barstow yard.
On the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Amtrak P42DC 42, painted to commemorate America's military veterans, leads train #573 as it departs the station in Anaheim, California. The ... (more)
Southbound Amtrak #11,the Coast Starlight, crosses over Elkhorn Slough the day after Thanksgiving with a full consist.