Spring has arrived across much of Northern California. With sunny skies and temperatures hovering around 75 degrees, it is the perfect weather to be trackside. Here, California poppies dot the hil... (more)
Resting the weekend in the sunshine. No graffiti here.
With a couple friendly toots from the passing coal train, the pull down works the west end of Global 3 with two SD40Ns. The C&NW twins can barley be seen in the distance.
Making the most of the late afternoon light, Union Pacific's LOF67 (known by many as the Guadalupe Hauler) leaves behind El Capitan State Beach as it heads north for its namesake town.
UP 1967 pulls a cut of cars out of Butler Yard in Butler, WI.
A long consist stopped just at summit due to a problem with traffic signals. After almost 1 hour the problem was solved and all trains were running again.
UP 8061 leads the IEWLB up to Mescal, AZ
Work to replace broken rail is underway as a eastbound coal train passes by on the opposing track.
Looking across Glenshire towards Truckee and the daunting Sierra Nevada mountains and Donner pass. An eastbound Union Pacific Mixed Manifest, after coming down off the pass, has passed through Tr... (more)
UP 1640 works a frozen 36th Street Yard in Denver.
One of the few remaining patched SP units is seen leading a westbound Denver, CO to Roper, UT manifest through Provo, UT around Backman's curve on Union Pacific's Provo Subdivision.
The Patata Local shoves away from the stop sign at Otis Road.
Recent winter storms have brought a pleasant shade of green to the surrounding hills as one of Union Pacific's many daily West Colton - Roseville manifests drifts downgrade near the south end of W... (more)
UP 8019 starts forward after waiting at Mescal, AZ for 2 other WB trains to pass
UP 2699 leads the West Colton to North Platte manifest east of Cajon Summit at Martinez.