The crew of a KLBAV wait for a rapid responder to come help sort out mechanical issues on the 2nd unit.
A westbound high priority intermodel train races across the Mojave Desert as the sun sets over the Needles Subdivision.
A westbound Z train descents down to Caliente where a heavy UP manifest waits for it in the siding on a September afternoon.
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)
A Chicago, IL to Oakland, CA stack train gets ready to stop at Woodford where it will hold because of a broekn down train a siding head. Also, waiting at Woodford, a loaded auto trains waits for a... (more)
The eastbound Daygo manifest (San Deigo,CA to Barstow, CA) battles up the two percent grade of Cajon Pass as it reaches the summit on a cool November morning.
A loaded coal train struggles up the grade out of Victorville has it heads for the summit of The Cajon Pass and begins it's descent to San Bernardino and its final destination of The Port of Long ... (more)
Round the curve into Afton Canyon, U 8608 leads a MWCNP manifest east across the California desert as the sun begins to set.
The eastbound Roper manifest charges across the California desert for Nevada as it passes through Nipton and the small, but comfy, Nipton Hotel which is 20 feet from the railroad tracks.
After waiting for an eastbound Z train to pass and a westbound stack train to over take it, a North Platte, Ne to West Colton, CA manifest begins it decent down Cima Hill.
UP 8517 leads a short Global 1, IL to Los Angeles, CA stack over the top of Cima and west towards Yermo where a new crew will go on duty.
Four EMDs pull a high priority intermodel train over Cima Hill as they approach the summit.
A pair of Union Pacific locomotives pull a North Platte, Ne to West Colton, CA manifest up to the summit of Cima Hill, where it'll wait for an eastbound and westbound intermodel trains to pass.
The northbound Lathrop Z train makes its way down the hill as it snakes through the hills at Bealville before entering Tunnel 2.
From the beginning It almost looks like the start of the BNSF era of railroading as a trio of H1 Dash-9s lead a westbound high priority intermodel train down Tehachapi Pass at Caliente.