BNSF 728 and 9717 work hard as they serve as the rear DPUs of a crude oil train in the Feather River Canyon. Here at the Honeymoon Tunnels, the Bakken Crude Oil rolls precariously close to the wat... (more)
Hey wait a minute! A Kansas City Southern unit makes an unusual appearance in Northern California as it brings a Herlong to Stockton manifest through Oroville, California. Three railroads a... (more)
Union Pacific 4315 splits a pair of searchlight signals as it leads the Brooklyn Trailers north through Chico, California. These old searchlights are becoming increasingly rare along the Valley Su... (more)
A pair of warbonnets lead a manifest train across the World Famous Keddie Wye near Quincy, California. This train made really good time out of Klamath Falls, OR and will now make it to Marysville ... (more)
One of Union Pacific's prized dome cars, the "Harriman", trails UP 844 as it heads west down Donner Pass near Emigrant Gap, California.
A pair of warbonnets cling to the cliffs of the Feather River Canyon as they lead a BNSF manifest passed the Rock Creek Dam on a warm April afternoon.
BNSF 729 rounds the tight turns at James, California as it ducts under Highway 70 and descends the Feather River Route. It appears a fire may have damaged the side left side of BNSF 729.
The Fassler Flyer descends the Sierra Northern Oakdale Branch on a beautiful March afternoon. Here the train poses in front of some interesting rock formations just west of Cooperstown, California... (more)
A "Santa Fe" warbonnet leads a westbound train along the banks of the Feather River as it cruises into Serpentine Canyon. Here, wires help protect trains from crashing into potential rockslides.
Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight train is running seven hours late as it approaches the Sacramento River Bridge near Tehama, California. The steel cross bars of this bridge are dated at 1929.
BNSF 729 and 624, which both sport the "Santa Fe" warbonnet paint scheme, cross the mighty Clear Creek trestle as they approach Keddie, California with a long manifest train in tow.
Sierra Northern 52 cruises through the rolling hills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains as it heads back to Oakdale after a long journey to Sonora. Snow capped peaks loom far in the distance.
Union Pacific 5282 races a grain shuttle through Boca, California along the Donner Pass Route under dark, rainy skies. This train made it over Donner Pass just before snow started to fall.
Union Pacific 8707 leads a ten car passenger special through the farm field near Riceton, California while the Sierra Nevada Mountains loom in the distance.
BNSF 729 cruises through the depths of the Feather River Canyon as it leads a large manifest along the ex-Western Pacific mainline near Pulga.