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)
A westbound BNSF stack train rounds Sullivan's Curve, as it heads down Cajon Pass.
Trona Railway's aging SD40-2 #2008 pauses while performing switching duties in Searles, CA.
Union Pacific's ZDLSKX passes under the cantilever signal bridge at Sandcut, CA, as it begins its climb over Tehachapi. Normally this train is run north up the valley from Delano, CA then east ove... (more)
A westbound manifest paints the scene with light, as it rolls through Afton Canyon along Union Pacific's Cima Subdivision. The bridges in the foreground are one set of three different spans that ... (more)
A BNSF manifest rolls east along the Needles Sub, as it approaches Ludlow.
A BNSF loaded baretable glides around the big curve at Warren several miles north of Mojave, CA.
A Union Pacific stack train follows the Mojave River, as it rolls through the colorful confines of Afton Canyon.
On a clear desert night, a BNSF baretable passes under the signal bridge at MP 377 near Mojave, CA. If you look close, a faint green beam can be seen on the opposite side of the signal bridge, in... (more)
The cattle in the distance hardly even notice the passing of Amtrak's 40th anniversary exhibit train, as they snack on their morning breakfast of carrots. The train is only 16 miles into its run ... (more)
An empty cement train races past the Lehigh Cement Company's plant in early morning light, as the remnants of a passing storm still linger in the area.
With a z-train hot on its heels (visible in the distance), a BNSF manifest begins its climb out of the San Joaquin Valley towards the summit at Tehachapi.
High above Tehachapi Creek, a rather short Fresno bound manifest hugs the side of the hills at Cliff, as it glides downgrade toward Bakersfield.
In warm evening light, two Dash 9s lead a vehicle train past the north switch at Bealville.
After negotiating the horseshoe curve at Caliente, a BNSF stack train begins to pick up speed after slowing for the 15mph speed restriction around the sharp curve.