During the annual sugar beet campaigns, Southern Pacific and California Northern interchanged trains to/from the Klamath Basin at Tehama, California. On this day, the CFNR crew has cut off their t... (more)
When Rio Grande and Southern Pacific merged, one of the first acts taken was to reopen the mothballed Modoc Line. The third eastbound Modoc train arrives at Wendel for a crew change.
A BNSF local has just dropped off an empty slab train at Pasha and returns as lite power up the McFarland Lead for Watson Yard. They share the street with several trucks in the process.
Eastbound Los Angeles Chicago train 881 climbing Cajon Pass at Blue Cut
Helm Leasing no. 3828 leads a Union Pacific geep on a light "Salinas Hauler" local, heading east to San Jose as the sun sets on the Pajaro Valley in April 2013. We're just outisde of Wat... (more)
Union Pacific's Jordan Spreaders work around the balloon track at Truckee, California. Truckee is the headquarters for snow fighting operations on Donner Pass. The balloon track is a key component... (more)
Running more than three hours late following the self-implosition of the AMTK 510 back in Burbank, Amtrak 14 hustles across the Gaviota trestle in the late afternoon light with fresh power as it h... (more)
With the towering rock formations that have served as the stage for movies like John Wayne's thrilling "Fort Apache" and the popular TV series "Star Trek" providing the backdro... (more)
A new Tier3 credit C45AH leads the eastbound ZCIG4 up Beaumont Hill in the early morning.
Caboose 24 trails Central California Traction's road freight returning from Sacramento. The train is a couple of miles south of Herald, California.
Espee's first rebuilt SD45T-2 arrives at Black Butte in June 1986. The train will take a left turn at the crossovers ahead and proceed up the Siskiyou Line to Medford.
BNSF power leads this westbound UP detour train off the Sunset Route down Cajon Pass on main 3.
A Norfolk Southern engine Pushes on the rear of a southbound BNSF Double Stack going up the western slope of the Tehachapi Mountains through the Woodford Block.