A Long Beach bound platform repo nears the precarious town of La Conchita (railroad Punta) in Ventura County. Hard to tell because it's a flatcar train, but it can be seen all the way to the left ... (more)
CREX 1325 is on the rear of this westbound grain load.
Power for the PTC test train sits in Oxnard Yard (with its own private security guard just out of frame).
Sacramento Southern #2030, an EMD SW8, leads the California State Railroad Museum's excursion train on another trip through Sacramento during Union Pacific's 150th Anniversary Celebration.
A Santa Fe westbound slowly drops down the steep South track from Summit to the bottom of the grade on Cajon Pass. The North track (double tracked these days) is in the distance to the left, and t... (more)
The famous western S curve at Ludlow CA. 82 degrees and 14% humidity. Nice weather for this boy from the northeast. In 30 minutes I saw 6 trains. Thank you Mr. Buffet!
2 NS SD60E's hustle this westbound QNYCLAC across the Needles Sub near Newberry Springs.
Freshly painted BNSF 2633 is on the point of a freight that awaits a set of road power to take it points north.
CREX 1325 brings up the rear of this grain load at Daggett.
A rare sight along BNSF rails in California as 2 rebuilt NS SD60E's lead this westbound QNYCLAC at Daggett.
Amtrak California CDTX 2013 @ Barstow yard. Photo taken with permission and full PPE.
BNSF's GE-LNG test set @ Barstow yard. Photo taken with permission with full PPE.
An officer's special from Houston to Oakland heads through Van Nuys at high speed as my one-time-railfan son watches it pass.
BNSF 6991 leads a long intermodal train through Ludlow at sunset.
Union Pacific sent a beautiful train to the California coast. The Houston to Oakland passenger special greets the Coastline on a beautiful Indian Summer day.