Fighting the steep eastbound grade of San Timoteo Canyon, SP 8693 charges under a signal bridge making good time with gobs of black smoke billowing from her exhaust. What was beautiful to railfans... (more)
Two UP manifests meet in San Timoteo Canyon.
Running Out of Time to Party Like it's 1999A Union Pacific intermodal train, led by SD60M 6165, passes through the orange groves in Redlands, California, as it climbs the grade on B... (more)
Three EMDs, including a freshly shopped SD40R, help lift a heavy eastbound up the stiff grade in the canyon. The train is moving away from us along the contours of the canyon to gain elevation. Sa... (more)
An SP ebd roils through twisting reverse curves as it battles the steady grade of San Timoteo Canyon.
On occasion, we in Southern California get treated to some of Norfolk Southern's wonderful heritage units. On this warm October day NS 1065 leads an Atlanta bound stack train out of the LA Harbors... (more)
As the sun sets, UP 1989 leads a West Colton bound manifest out of San Timoteo Canyon.
UP 1983, the Western Pacific heritage unit and UP 6157, an ex-Southern Pacific 'patch,' lead a westbound stack train through MP550 in San Timoteo Canyon. I love San Timoteo because of all the grea... (more)
The CSX duo sweeps around a curve near the bottom of San Timoteo Canyon.
The ZATLC is seen making its way downgrade in the canyon.
UP 7452 leads a sizable manifest east through San Timoteo Canyon.
One of UP's newest leads this K-train up the grade towards Beaumont in the early morning sun.
The engineer on the Cotton Belt 9284 is about to throw out a set of train orders to us as he thunders past with a ribbon rail train eastbound through San Timoteo Canyon.