Southbound Caltrain comes out of dense fog and into sunny South San Francisco station where the local switcher is putting together it's train.
CalTrain number 230 departs San Jose's Diridon Station on the last leg of its southbound run to San Jose Tamien Station. Several other CalTrain and Amtrak Capitol Corridor train sets idle at the ... (more)
Amtrak California F59PHI #2005 shoves a Capitol Corridor train through Martinez.
Westbound BNSF empty stack train Port of Long Beach
UP 8253 being overtaken by UP 7735 leading the MWCDA-13, the super hot Z?
Stopped by the high and wide detector, the DPUs of a southbound BNSF manifest wait at Monolith while their train is inspected under the cool, brisk night sky.
Times up! The crew of a southbound UP manifest train has ran out of time and calls it a day while a new crew begins theirs. In the background, a BNSF grain train prepares to pass them on the sidin... (more)
Finally, after three years, the Feather River Express is back! Here, Amtrak P42DCs #137 and #203 lead the special train consisting of eight private cars into the Martinez Amtrak station. The train... (more)
Hopefully headed for the wash rack next, this very dirty UP ES44AC eases the daily Roseville, CA to West Colton, CA manifest train into a 15 MPH slow order just south of Ilmon which is the base of... (more)
Kind of an old meets new type of roll-by. The conductor of BNSF 1064 waits and watches as UP 8148 charges north.
A rather short Union Pacific North Platte to Roseville manifest makes its way downgrade between James and Elsey along the edge of the Sierra foothills. Here it passes under Highway 70, which has ... (more)
UP 8253 & 8200 make for some fancy power on this railtrain! Freshly distributed rail lay in the foreground as we wait in the clear for a hot Z.
Shortly after reaching the summit of Altamont Pass, this 25-car manifest train snakes its way through the green California hills on its way to San Jose, California.
Busy day in Sullivan's Curve. While a UP signal crew installs a new light to comply with the PTC mandate, two eastbound BNSF intermodals are climbing the pass on Tracks 1 & 2.
As the golden morning lights basks the area, the DPU's of an eastbound intermodal roar past the unique Mormon Rocks formations with a new ES44C4 on the rear as it ascends the pass.