UP ET45AH 2598 has command of an eastbound Roseville to West Colton manifest, pulling the grade between tunnels 7 & 8. Just beyond the edge of the right of way is the long drop off down to Tehacha... (more)
A San Joaquin trots along past a herd of goats with a dramatic stormy sunset developing above the marine layer.
The California Zephyr is nearing the end of its journey and will be at its final destination in a little while, but not before skirting the San Pablo Bay.
An Amtrak Capitol skits the San Pablo Bay at Pinole on a fine afternoon.
Sierra 'dupe' 5287 leads a four pack of SD70Ms and the westbound ZNPOA out of Truckee on the final leg of the climb up the eastern slope of the Sierra. Nestled under the tall pines in the backgrou... (more)
Keeping up with snow on the Sierra has been apart of railroading on the mountain since the rails of the Central Pacific arrived in the 1860s. Methods have come and gone, and those that have worked... (more)
The UP Colton Switcher has MP units 2012 and 2036 on the spur track next to the SP mainline at Colton.
An afternoon Capitol Corridor skirts San Pablo Bay at Pinole Shores Park on it's way to Oakland.
The 1979 Pacific Railroad Society "Mountain Outin" passenger special, with Amtrak SDP40F 518 and 517, is rolling westbound towards Bakersfield as it approaches tunnel 1 on Tehachapi Pass... (more)
An Amtrak San Diegan pauses at the Oceanside, California, station and provides an opportunity to compare the differences between F40PH and F59PH diesels. GO Transit F59PH 552 and coach 235... (more)
Amercian Freedom Train with SP 4449 and three Cotton Belt SD40-2T tunnel motors climb the Techachapi grade at Cliff, Calif. on an overcast Dec. 22, 1975 en route to display at Long Beach.
SP diesel shop / fuel rack early evening at Oakland, Calif. — K-M 9005, Geep 5759, F7 6402 and Alco PA 6023.
668 was picked up from the plant in Sacramento and is seen heading toward Emeryville on a special move. This is the third-to-last ACS-64 to be delivered in an order of 70 units.
An Amtrak Capitol skirts the San Pablo Bay on a gorgeous spring afternoon.