A pair of freshly delivered ES44C4s, BNSF 7121 and 7122, team with a pair of older GEs to lift a eastbound stack train up and over the Tehachapi grade. BNSF 7007, a westbound vehicle train, gives ... (more)
Built in 1928 by the legendary Pullman-Standard company 'Virginia City' first known as the 'Crystal Peak' was assigned to ply the rails of the SP-UP-C&NW between Oakland, CA and Chicago, IL bringi... (more)
As the days heat is surrendered to the night sky a cool breeze over takes the quiet plains of Tehachapi's eastern slope just above Mojave. Suddenly life comes to the old SP era signal bridge at MP... (more)
The San Joaquin Starlight returns....
The eastbound (southbound) Coast Starlight glides into Caliente behind P42 #113. The detour of AMT 11 (12) was brought about by track work on the northern en... (more)
Heavily laden with lumber loads from the Pacific Northwest UP 5371 drags the eastbound QRVWCB out of the Caliente creek narrows and into Caliente, with the power near MP 335. A spring storm is in ... (more)