Having conquered Beaumont Hill, the inbound Fort Worth glides downgrade towards the Inland Empire.
Letting the newborn lead - UP 8216 an ES44AH makes its maiden voyage to California leading the North Platte manifest into West Colton Yard.
UP 5302 leads westbound freight over a calm section of the Feather River in Oroville.
To the casual observer passing the Cargill grain elevator in Devore, California, this appears to be a Union Pacific local delivering more hopper cars. In reality, these are BNSF Railway die... (more)
A Union Pacific stacker bound for interchange with the NS in Shreveport is seen here descending the hill into Garnet as it passes a huge windmill farm marking the Palm Springs landscape, as well a... (more)
MFWWC rounds the curve east of Cabazon with a heavy train for West Colton Yard.
A long Ft. Worth to West Colton manifest struggles upgrade through Cabazon.
Southern Pacific "Daylight" 4-8-4 No. 4449 is heading south from Portland, Ore., to Sacramento, Calif., for RailFair. For the descent down the mountains out of Black Butte, Calif., South... (more)
A Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway intermodal train begins the ascent of Cajon Pass at Blue Cut. The train is passing over the San Andreas Fault at this point; the shot is taken from Cajon B... (more)
A westbound MTY coal train roars upgrade through Cabazon on a scorching July afternoon.
The northbound Guadalupe Hauler/Turn hugs the Pacific Ocean north of Ventura as beachgoers looks on at Emma Wood State Beach.
Amtrak 5, the westbound California Zephyr, glides through a curve at Rodeo led by P42DCs #11 and #185.
A trio of Santa Fe FP45's accelerates a Westbound Passenger special out of Mojave on SP tracks.
Key System Bridge Unit 187 rolls around the loop at Laughlin with the first interurban trip of the day