A BNBF Intermodal train approaches Barstow Station under the hot desert sun.
Late on a beautiful afternoon in July 1989, a hot Santa Fe pig train roars through Gately on the railroad's Stockton Sub. In the distance are the hills that surround Franklin Canyon, and at center... (more)
Having just rejoined their train on the main, UP 1375 prepares to get back underway with the LOF63 having completed their delivers to the industries on the P&G industrial lead.
With the long shadows of nearby power lines casting their shadows on the cowl of SCAX 865, Metrolink 155 hustles toward its next station stop of Burbank-Bob Hope Airport.
As the long shadows before sunset eat up the contours of the Sierra Nevada Foothills, an eastbound UP manifest headed for North Platte, NE, emerges from the deep cut just west of James. In a few m... (more)
The Luncheon run of the Napa Valley Wine Train passes through the Dominus Estate on the return trip from St Helena to Napa. Our thoughts and hopes go out to all the people and First Responders af... (more)
A Santa Fe light helper consisting of four GP35s heads for the west switch at Walong after meeting an uphill. The helper will head back down to Edison or Bakersfield, depending on whether it's ass... (more)
With an SP lead helper put on a t Spark, Amtrak train No. 5 pauses at Truckee for passengers. The train's next stop will be in Colfax on the other side of the pass.
Highballing the Oxnard Transit Center as it turns into the morning light, Amtrak 768 heads south for its next station stop of Camarillo. In the background, the LOF63's conductor walks toward the p... (more)
ATSF (Santa Fe) EMD GP60 4005, 4004, 4014 and 4017 westbound near Barstow, California.
No, this isn't a cartoon. As Cartoon Network's skyscraper looms in the background, a cartoon-like consist rests in the coast siding just north of Burbank Junction on a cool evening. Made u... (more)
After a long afternoon of waiting, the Trona Railway finally quells the increasing level of frustration - and just in the nick of time! With only a minute or two to go before sundown, a headlight ... (more)
Easily out running traffic on East 5th Street, UP 1375 hustles the remainder of the LOF63-14's deliveries south for Camarillo and Somis.
A Union Pacific manifest train passes through the Mormon Rocks in Cajon Pass.
ES44DC locomotives lead a manifest train through the curves in the mountains with highway I-15 in the background.