Decked out for our nation's celebration of Independence Day, Fillmore & Western No. 14 looks sharp in the morning light shortly after joining its train at the Fillmore depot.
Holy Graffiti ...It's rare to see graffiti on Amtrak equipment, especially this much.
An eastbound UP manifest train heads up the hill as a BNSF westbound descends the grade.
SCL 1776 - The One That Begat Them AllThere were two different U36Bs on the Seaboard Coast Line that carried the number "1776." The SCL's U36Bs were being delivered, and 1776:1 was... (more)
Oops, the derailment just north of Highway 138 in Cajon Pass. Heavy rains cause track damage in the area, requiring work crews to repair the track. As crews were working in the early morning hours... (more)
Thousands of rail photographers have made the pilgrimage to Cajon Pass, and the parallel former Santa Fe and Southern Pacific lines are taken for granted. It’s hard to believe that SP’s Palmdale C... (more)
Probably, in my opinion, the hardest engine to photograph at California State Railroad Museum. It is awkwardly positioned and almost always backlit. However, the CP Huntington, is one of the most ... (more)
On its maiden eastbound run, Santa Fe GP60 No. 100 meets a westbound UP APL stack train at Daggett. No. 100 is on the point of a 2-891 this morning, and her conductor is giving the UP train a good... (more)
The long, snoot nose of SP 8314 is easily seen as it sits in the Taylor Yard diesel service area.
Eastbound Union Pacific Manifest over the Butte Canyon Bridge about to enter Shed 10.
The ever stunning "Empire" at California State Railroad Museum. Probably, my favorite exhibit here.
With the famed Tehachapi Loop behind them, the crew of UP 7378 eases their train into Woodford.
Passing the abandoned beet loader at Sargent with old style beet racks on the drawbar.