Quite an impressive site to see. WP GP7 #713 leads the Niles Canyon Railway's tourist train into the Sunol Depot. Guillermo Sanchez © 2013
The pre-digital era available light shots at dusk or dawn were always a hit-or-miss-thing. This Santa Fe stacker grinding its way up through Tehachapi Loop was the last train I photographed on th... (more)
After wying some passenger cars for the Christmas train, 1101 and 1102 sneak their way down Walker Street
A westbound high priority intermodel train races across the Mojave Desert as the sun sets over the Needles Subdivision.
A westbound Z train descents down to Caliente where a heavy UP manifest waits for it in the siding on a September afternoon.
With the humid weather Southern California has been getting this week, this has been a daily thing. An amazing sunset over Orange County with Amtrak's Southwest Chief rolling into its first statio... (more)
A Chicago, IL to Oakland, CA stack train gets ready to stop at Woodford where it will hold because of a broekn down train a siding head. Also, waiting at Woodford, a loaded auto trains waits for a... (more)
The eastbound Daygo manifest (San Deigo,CA to Barstow, CA) battles up the two percent grade of Cajon Pass as it reaches the summit on a cool November morning.
A loaded coal train struggles up the grade out of Victorville has it heads for the summit of The Cajon Pass and begins it's descent to San Bernardino and its final destination of The Port of Long ... (more)
Round the curve into Afton Canyon, U 8608 leads a MWCNP manifest east across the California desert as the sun begins to set.
The eastbound Roper manifest charges across the California desert for Nevada as it passes through Nipton and the small, but comfy, Nipton Hotel which is 20 feet from the railroad tracks.
After waiting for an eastbound Z train to pass and a westbound stack train to over take it, a North Platte, Ne to West Colton, CA manifest begins it decent down Cima Hill.
Shearing the Excess - A BNSF MOW (Maintenance of Way) worker uses a hydraulic shear to remove excess iron from a molten weld produced from a Thermite reaction.
Meet at Martinez - A Los Angeles bound UP mixed manifest train climbs the grade on Main #3 toward Summit while an eastbound BNSF stack train rolls down the hill towards CP Lugo.
Westbound Santa Fe tonnage is about to enter Tunnel 2 at the west end of Bealville siding near Caliente, California, on March 7, 1996. Powering the train are six EMDs: lead locomotive SD45-2 No. 5... (more)