After holding at Caliente for two BNSF Z trains and a UP manifest, three of UP's newest locomotives, the ES44AHs, and three mid trains have no problem getting up to speed with a 102 car long manif... (more)
The DPU of a West Colton, CA to Roseville, CA manifest shoves hard through the old SP style signal bridge in Mojave.
With the humid weather Southern California has been getting this week, this has been a daily thing. An amazing sunset over Orange County with Amtrak's Southwest Chief rolling into its first statio... (more)
As the sun starts to set over Orange County, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief rolls into Fullerton Train Station on a rare humid evening.
Looking into the Future In a few years, hopefully, this will be a reality! UP 4014, a 4-8-8-4 steam locomotives rest at the Pomona RailGiants Train Museum, where some said it would be its f... (more)
UP 5397 leads a loaded fruit train towards Williams Loop on an early June morning.
The empty fruit train glides down the Feather River as it crosses over one of the famous trestles in the canyon, Rock Creek.
GE motors roar with life as an empty coal train, bound for Savage Mine, UT, charge through Pulga with a bloody nose SP unit on the point.
A Roper, UT to Roseville, CA manifest gets rerouted through the Feather River Canyon on June morning. This train normally goes over Donner Pass, but with Donner closed for a week for track work, e... (more)
The Mojave Flyer charges up Cajon Pass with a pair of SD60Ms on the point.
The westbound New York, NY to Los Angeles, CA stack trains passes an eastbound Z STOWSP8 at Siberia.
A hot Z9 led by a clean C4 charges hard for Needles across the hot Mojave Desert.
A westbound loaded grain train races through Amboy on a hot April afternoon.
A new ES44C4 leads a Memphis, TN to Los Angeles, CA stack train across the eastern Mojave Desert at Goff.