The race is on, as two trains speed west on BNSF's Needles Subdivision. The first train in the shot is passing through Bagdad, while the Z train in the distance, running on the opposite track, wi... (more)
In the early '90s, one of the most exciting aspects of US railroading was the Santa Fe's Super Fleet units painted in the famed warbonnet colors. Freshly-minted GE 833 idles across the tracks from... (more)
A Dash 9 with some fire damage leads a westbound intermodal past the unique Mormon Rocks formations.
Mojave Bound - [Plate 430] - An eastbound junk drag climbs the hill in the Cajon Pass.
Crossing Davis Road at CP Walker - An eastbound stack train pulls against the hill at CP Walker on the last of 2014 after a light dusting of snow from Pacific Storm Freeman. (Air Temperatu... (more)
An eastbound intermodal leans into a curve as it prepares to go under the Rt. 138 overpass.
After the filming of "Tough Guys" in the LA Basin, 4449 and its train heads home to Portland via Cajon and Tehachapi passes. Here it is on the Palmdale cutoff, somewhere west of Victorvi... (more)
Fontana, CA is where one can find plenty of GP60M's. The 131 and 149 still exist in a "proper and appropriate" color scheme.
Eastbound intermodal makes it's way under a rainbow as it approaches Cajon Summit.
A little dusting of snow at Cajon Summit. One of my last shots of the year.
View in the "Cochiti" dining car # 1474 of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, built in 1936 for the "Super Chief", retired in 1968. The table left in the foreground replete in ap... (more)
"Rosie The Riveter" working on Southern Pacific's # 2467 steamlocomotive in the California State Railroad Museum. The "Pacific" is shown in a workshop ensemble.
Operational E9 passenger diesellocomotive # 6051 of the Southern Pacific Railroad in the Daylight paint scheme, built in 1954 by EMD in a batch of 9 engins. Allowed the dieselization of the Coast ... (more)
4-6-0 oilfired steamlocomotive # X112 of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, built by ALCO in 1908. # 112 is the lone survivor of the NWP's 98 steam enignes and last operated in may of 1952.