The newest locomotive on the Northwestern Pacific's fleet, ex NS, also former Southern RY, 5076 leads the southbound Petaluma Turn back from Windsor after spending 2 nights there while the centerb... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Amtrak heads down the streets of town.
U36C 8744, along with SF30C (rebuilt U36C) 9556, waits in the siding at the east end of Christie, about 5 miles east of Richmond, California.
Having been set out by the previous day's Chino Local, a UP GP40-2 wait Montclair Yard with a cut of cars to be picked up and taken back to West Colton.
A westbound Santa Fe train pulls the grade out of Needles in ATSF's last summer.
A westbound train on the Shasta Route exits Tunnel 17 at Dorris. The lead unit would soon be renumbered to SP 6768.
UP 3014, an SD70ACe-T4, on its first revenue run leads the MWCRV through fog and light rain only to reach the top of Cajon Pass in a burst of sun!
Following its return trip to Oakland from Sparks, NV, the privately owned passenger car "Virginia City" sits on the rear of Amtrak 5's consist as seen from the inspection pit running the... (more)
Catching the last rays on sunlight on this summer evening, PHL61 banks into the curve with a cut of stacks near the Tesoro Logistics at Terminal 2
Deep in the heart of the Santa Maria Valley lies BUGX 1322, former ATSF 2109 built in 1952 and based out of Barstow. The locomotive has been leased to the new Northwestern Pacific and SMVR since b... (more)
UP SD70M 4477, C44-9W 9783, SD70M 5109 and SD70M 4767 eastbound near Barstow, CA.
I have no idea what happened to the trucks and fuel tank on the lead GEVO but it looks gold-plated.
A Texas to the Ports of LA and Long Beach stack train rounds the curve out of Oro Grande with the massive CalPortland Cement plant in the background.
As rain begins to fall over the San Fernando Valley, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight continues to makes the climb out of Chatsworth as it approaches Tunnel 27.