SD 59MX 9915 and SD 70M 4822 work local at Oroville Yard.
Oil on the coast. The oil cans from the San Ardo oil fields to the north travel by rail past Venecos Oil Pier which serve's the Oil Platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel.
A short UP business special bound for Las Vegas, NV passes through San Bernardino on the Cajon Sub.
UP 2670 leads a small special with the Stanford and Sunset bound for Las Vegas on BNSF's main 3 as it works up Cajon Pass.
BNSF 8053 races east on a cold and frosty morning at Monolith.
The SP Board of Directors tour the Shasta Route on a hot August day. Paint on the SDPs was so fresh you could smell it as the train went by.
Amidst a fresh dusting of snow an eastbound BNSF vehicle train circles over itself on the famed Loop at Walong. This engineering marvel, carved into existence in 1876 under the direction of Southe... (more)
With a train of colorful containers highlighting the numerous power robbing curves up the western slope of Beaumont Hill, also known as San Timoteo Canyon, an eastbound Union Pacific stack train s... (more)
A Pair of Elephants Walking Backwards - A pair of GE's from the Barstow Power Pool push the rear of a westbound stack train along Interstate 40 towards Barstow California.
Amtrak 4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, detours via Metrolink's River Subdivision and past the aging, long neglected ex-Southern Pacific turntable pit at Taylor Yard as it heads for Mojave. Once ... (more)
East Ash Hill - A westbound double stack and pig train assaults the east side of Ash Hill in route to Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach.
Back in 2000, UP 6207 leads 4 more locos as they descend Cima Hill. Note the next train waiting to follow.
UP 1411, ex-Southern Pacific 7658, leads the LOF41 back west on a somewhat rare light power move home for Gemco shortly before meeting Amtrak 763 at Davis.
UP 7691 leads the detouring MWCRV-17 into Santa Margarita and past the still active ex-Southern Pacific searchlights here as it prepares to take the siding for the detouring QRVWCB-16. These two t... (more)
This westbound stack train was one of many on a busy MLK weekend.