The sun was just coming off the northeastern horizon when I first made out the distant silhouette of a train through my binoculars, having just began the descent from Grass Lake. At that point, Mo... (more)
UP 2532 rebuilt from an IC GP40.
Eastbound ACE 3105 passes eastbound UP local in Newark CA.
Union Pacific SD59MX #9916 and SD60 #2194 lead a manifest through Lathrop. Here, the train is switching onto the Oakland Subdivision from the Fresno Subdivision.
A couple thoroughbreds pass the home of horses of a different breed in San Timoteo Canyon.
GE 'Steeplecab' calmly sits in the back of the restoration shops in Rio Vista. Guillermo Sanchez © 2014
It's not to hard to imagine how Southern Pacific came up with the station name of 'Cliff' for a isolated near 3 mile section of their famed line over Tehachapi Pass. Just east of Cliff siding and ... (more)
Waiting amongst the Joshua trees for eastbounds near the top of Cima Hill is a pretty relaxed experience. Although you're never quite sure when the next train might come, when one is on its way yo... (more)
A Lack-Lack returns light from having shuttled something (probably baretables) out onto some siding somewhere between Corona and LA. The matched pair of faux warbonnets was a nice surprise.
Lite power from Dolores to West Colton comes off the Alameda Corridor and onto UP rails at CP East Redondo.
Power for UP's LOW10 Torrance Local awaits a call to duty in downtown LA.
UPY 1210 and UPY 1222 are no longer on the UP roster.
BNSF 1575 at Barstow. Photo taken with permission with full PPE.
BNSF 9131-9130 apart of the EMD LNG test set at Barstow. Photo taken with permission with full PPE.
GECX 3000 at Barstow Yard apart of the GE LNG testing set. Photo taken with permission with full PPE.