It's extremely common to find meets all along Cajon Pass....but let me tell you about the WIND out here this morning down at the bottom! Not so bad further up the road, but right here, my camera s... (more)
Kinda' speaks for itself....
Incoming! SPMW 207 cuts through a cold, snowy world as it works east along the #2 track of the Donner Pass Route. Photographing the rotaries is unlike any other assignment. As soon as you g... (more)
The helper engineer on the SP 8499 invited me up into the cab to take photographs of the approaching Oil Can train led by SP 8243. In a flash I was up in the cab, happy as can be, taking photos a... (more)
Six ex-SP FP7 units lead the Reno Fun Train West along the Truckee River West of the old trewing and ice plant town of Boca, CA
While the Mojave Desert offers a wide range of breathtaking photography vantages...those closer to civilization have unfortunately been tainted with. One of these scenes can be found near the town... (more)
Meet on the mountain. Union Pacific 8842 drags a heavy Roseville to North Platte manifest up the #2 track of the Roseville Subdivision at Norden. On the #1 track, a Stockton-bound pipe trai... (more)
A Coast-detoured MWCRVB waits with a fresh crew for commute traffic to pass at CP Coast before continuing north to Roseville. The historic SP Santa Clara tower can be seen off in the distance.
A cold winter storm begins to break up as the #12 pulls a four-pack of loads from the Sierra Pacific Mill in Quincy. Sitting in a valley at only 3,500', Quincy is often spared from the harshness o... (more)
Union Pacific 1004 shuts down Industrial Avenue while it works HB Fuller Company in North Roseville. HB Fuller "is a major American adhesives manufacturing company supplying industrial adhesi... (more)
BNSF 3751 and 5 other units climb up Cajon Pass on Main 1 at Blue Cut with a manifest freight.
Southern Pacific SD70Ms 9818, 9816 and Union Pacific SD60 6055 roll downgrade from the summit at Tehachapi towards Mojave.
A daily ritual from Bakersfield to Los Angeles Harbor is the operation of the GATX TankTrain by Southern Pacific, at Warren near Mojave, California.
Passengers aboard Amtrak's California Zephyr are treated to the sights of a winter wonderland as they head east across the Donner Pass Route at Cisco. While I was freezing out in the elements, I'm... (more)
The northbound "Dirty Dirt" empties on their way up the peninsula to South San Francisco.