Amtrak Capital train # 742 lights up this old SP signal bridge that has new UP hooded heads on it. This signal bridge is in a hard to get location for photographing, but after looking around for ... (more)
On a perfect fall day in the Napa Valley, the Napa Wine train is getting ready for its return leg back to Napa on the lunch run. The power changes ends at St Helena, here the FA’s are about to co... (more)
On a picture perfect day the carquenz bridge dominate the image, as an UP westbound stack train is only a few minutes away from it destination of the Port of Oakland.
On a perfect fall day in the Gorge, this passing BNSF grain train colors perfectly match the autumn foliage in the surrounding landscape.
Snaking its way up the scenic east side of Donner Pass, this stack train is headed for the Port of Oakland from the Windy City. You can call me lazy, but this great shot is right off I-80 on a s... (more)
After a stormy afternoon on the "Hill", the signal bridge at Truckee is showing all reds with a stunning sunset for a backdrop!
A rerouted stack train's lead unit lights up one of the many tunnels in the Feather River Canyon, as it inters it on its way to bay area.
With a colorful pastel sunset as a backdrop, a northbound Caltrain has stopped at the intermodal station near the SFO airport where both BART and Caltrain serve bay area travels.
With Christmas card like scenery, this BNSF Military train rounds the curve as it comes off BNSF's high line, and enters UP's Canyon sub. This impressive train with make its way to a military bas... (more)
The Polar Express is ready to depart for a run on the first night of operation in Old Sacramento, as the conductor gives a wave to me as I trip the shutter.
On a sunny fall day in the Gorge on the UP side of the river, this westbound mixed freight is crossing one of the fills in this area of the Gorge.
On a sunny fall day in the Gorge at the famous Home Valley curve, this westbound coal train rounds the bend making for a great photo opp!
With the sun giving off its golden glow as it getting ready to set, an eastbound Capitol is crossing the roughly 83 year old railroad bridge over the Suisun bay.
As I took this image of ths massive oil tranker next to a UP train, I thought to my self, boy a train has never looked so small as it does right now!
As the sun sets on a hot summer day in California, this lift bridge is not used much anymore these days. Even though there is no train crossing the bridge as I took this image, this ex-SP relic s... (more)