A 46-car westbound rolls out of Caliente with a mix of three GP30's and three GP35's. If only all of those Santa Fe boxcars were bright red.......
The low winter sun is about to sink below the desert as BNSF 7872 West departs Mojave and makes a run for the hill to Tehachapi.
A westbound BNSF stack train rounds Sullivan's Curve, as it heads down Cajon Pass.
A Friday late-afternoon overview of the Bakersfield engine terminal reveals a lot of power on the servicing tracks. Most of the local power was rebuilt GP30's and GP35's.
Far from home rails and testimonial of a long gone railroad, a memory to the Ferrocarril Nacionales de Mexico, near the famous Tehachapi Loop.
ES44DC # 7342, ES44C4 # 7125 and C44-9W # 5250 slowly roll down Cajon pass on the steep maintrack 3 with a westbound doublestack.
Yard switschers of Barstow yard SD40-2 # 1851 and # 1707 (in the old BN paint scheme)
The Union Pacific Redding Turn splits a pair of searchlights just south of Vina, California as it works its way along the Valley Subdivision. The remodeled SD59MXs have been used on the Roseville ... (more)
The Gov. Stanford on display. The engine was built in 1862 by Norris Locomotive Works. It entered service on November 9, 1863 and it help construct the First Transcontinental Railroad in North Ame... (more)
UP 5439, 8114 & 8045 on the point. UP 7492 & 4307 are cut-in DPU’s on 103lds, 16mtys, 14240tns, 7398ft. UP 5439 fresh out of the NLR paint booth looking great! I love the way the nose looks on the... (more)
MUNI's streetcar # 1807 is a Peter Witt type from Milan, Italy, painted in the yellow paint scheme from 1928, and came to San Francisco in 1998.
PCC streetcar # 1061, built in 1948 by St.Louis Car Co. for Philadelphia Transportation Co. and running in San Francisco since 1992 is painted in beautiful red and orange in tribute to the Pacific... (more)
A BNSF vehicle train drifts downgrade as it heads east near Warren.
Meeting point for RR fans: Iron horse cocktail lounge in an old depot
A southbound intermodal train throttles up to continue its assault on Tehachapi after having to wait for a northbound to pass.