Rush Hour at Fassler. At 7:00 am on May 1st, 2018, the crew of the Sierra Northern Fassler Flyer (freight train) met at the yard office in Oakdale, California. With a couple loads and sever... (more)
Surfin' Through Del Mar: The first southbound Pacific Surfliner train of the day, train 562, rolls across the old wooden trestle next to the Del Mar Fairgrounds behind F59PHI locomotive 452... (more)
Southwest Chief in the Concrete Jungle: After arriving in Los Angeles, the train set for the Southwest Chief returns to Amtrak's 8th Street yard to be cleaned and prepared for the train's e... (more)
An eastbound train on the Modoc Line arrives at Alturas. There will be no pick up today, so the train will continue on to the crew change at Wendel.
When the Modoc Line was closed to through traffic in 1987 and 1988, Southern Pacific ran a train from Klamath Falls to Alturas and return twice a week. The Alturas Turn carried interchange to/fro... (more)
Three GEVO's depart Summit westbound elephant style.
Temporarily interrupting the quiet peacefulness of the Tehachapi mountains, a northbound BNSF manifest rumbles across a freshly paved though lightly used road in Bealville as it makes its way thro... (more)
F125 Along the River: With the new 6th street bridge under construction in the background, Metrolink train 665 heads for Los Angeles Union Station with F125 number 909 powering the set.
Over the Flyover: A set of locomotives crosses the LA River having just dropped off a set of empty intermodal cars.
Thirty miles from tie-up at Klamath Falls, Oregon, an eastbound BNSF manifest has just crossed Union Pacific's Modoc Line. The semaphore signals protecting the diamond were originally installed by... (more)
Flying over La La Land: A Pacific Surfliner bound for Los Angeles crosses over the LA River on the Redando Flyover. This train is running significantly late, having just been cleared after ... (more)
Matched Set along the LA River: A matched Pacific Surfliner set rolls along the LA River as it nears Los Angeles Union Station. This train is bound for San Luis Obispo.
An eastbound rolls through the Mojave Narrows as the sun sets on the town of Apple Valley, CA
Service for UP ends May 2004.