A helper set, led by SP 8822, has cut out of an eastbound train at the summit switch at Tehachapi. As soon as the eastbound clears, the helper set will head back down the pass to Bena, and wait th... (more)
A pair of SP 628's were doing what ALCO's do throttling up taking a cut of cars out of SP's old Colton yard to the new West Colton yard.
Westbound suger beet train from Imperial Valley meets eastbound empty beet train headed for Imperial Valley at old Main Line tower near the middle of SP's large Taylor yard. Today the yard is comp... (more)
The waters of the Feather River sit as smooth as glass as an eastbound BNSF baretable train rumbles across the Rock Creek Trestle on a brisk and cloudy day in Northern California.
UP's Global 1 to Los Angeles K-stacker splitting the veteran 193.4 intermediates deep in Afton Canyon.
On a rainy night in Anaheim, across the street from the Honda Center (where the Anaheim Ducks were playing - and beating - the Philadelphia Flyers), the city's new passenger train station is neari... (more)
Metrolink 119 departs Camarillo with an F59PH for power.
An F59 in the old Metrolink scheme brings 119 west in nice evening light with a relatively diverse passenger consist.
Key System 271 gets some attention in the shops of the Western Railway Museum. This is a very important car in the collection, if it werent for this particular car, the museum at Rio Vista Jct. ma... (more)
The East Side of Hill 582 - A view of the east side of Hill 582 from Pilgrim Hill in the Cajon Pass.
SP 7345 East is slowing down in preparation to have the helper set, led by SP 9019, cut in to their train and assist them up the hill to the summit on Banning Pass.
The "Train of Lights" Excursion has returned to Niles Canyon in time for the holidays! Here, the Southern Pacific 5472 sits at Sunol Depot waiting for passengers to board the train that ... (more)
Needles Subdivision at MP 642 - A westbound stack train led by BNSF #7015 pulls against the hill up Cadiz Summit from Danby California in the heart of the Mojave.
Heart of the Mojave - Siberia California - An eastbound auto train rounds the bend at Siberia on it's way to Amboy.
Metrolink 117 charges west with a train of commuters from traveling home to Ventura County from Los Angeles.