As the morning sun peaks above the horizon, casting the first rays of the day on the sleepy hamlet of Mojave, BNSF 4030 drops into town trailed by a eastbound 'baretable'.
The sound of howling brakes and screaming flanges reverberate off the hills that ring Clear Creek Ravine as UP 8159 carefully drops down grade into Bealville. In moments 8159 will enter the east p... (more)
A Belen bound manifest with three GEVOs leading two SD40-2s, a Dash 8-40BW and a rebuilt green GP35 in the consists snakes around the Needle sub curves to the west of Ludlow literally seconds afte... (more)
Westbound Amtrak Engine #535 meets Eastbound UP 6923 at a siding outside of San Bernardino on the line towards Cajon Pass in May of 1979.
Heavily laden with lumber products from the Pacific Northwest, UP's eastbound QRVWCB ascends the Tehachapi grade while conforming to the Bealville horseshoe curve. Brand new UP ET45AH 2662 is bein... (more)
Climbing out of the Mojave Desert and into the Tehachapi's two new ET45AHs, UP 2571 and 2584, bookend a pair of 8000s as the MWCRVB climbs the grade at Warren. Soon the Mojave Subdivision will cro... (more)
In a stunning display of winter mountain railroading, UP's Roseville to Roper manifest is finally on the move, passing an Oakland-bound stack train with a GMTX GP38-2 in consist looking a bit out ... (more)
A Slaton to Barstow manifest comes up on the elevated westbound curve west of Siberia on the BNSF Needles Sub as the sun breaks through for a moment.
Westbound SP train descending the Tehachapi grade into Caliente.
As the sun nears the western horizon, westbound Arizona & California train number 708 passes through Rice. Rice was once where the Ripley District left the Cadiz District. Now the wye and a few ... (more)
BNSF 4237 races through Daggett with the ZWSPSBD in tow. The rear unit of the "4 pack" will be set out at Barstow.
4 new C4's lead the WSPSBD down off Ash Hill as it heads west of the Needles Sub.
BNSF's eastbound ZSBDALT races along the Cajon Sub east of Summit with a repainted dash 9 leading.
BNSF West Colton (UP interchange) to Barstow manifest passes through Lugo with a tier4 leader.
An eastbound Santa Fe intermodal train ascends Cajon at Blue Cut in the early morning of a late spring day. For some unknown reason, two CF7’s have been added to the motive power consist of a prio... (more)