The MKT Heritage Unit has just shoved a manifest up Beaumont Hill as a DPU on MFWWC, and now glides downgrade in dynamics on a nice summer evening.
Guillermo Sanchez © 2014
On September 30th, 2014, Union Pacific baretable train IMRLBR-24 rolls into the UP's Dolores Yard in Carson, California, behind Norfolk Southern SD70ACe 1065 (painted for one of NS's predecessor r... (more)
A scene that is unfortunately not too common nowadays.... Here Southbound Auto Repo AMPNGR 01 swaps crews at the San Luis Obispo Amtrak Station. It has to be a quick swap because their tail end is... (more)
Some rare Coast Sub freight in the form of a UP baretable is seen here at Seacliff. Low priority southbound Repo traffic such as baretables and empty autoracks have been appearing on the Coast re... (more)
A classic (and becoming rarer) SD45-2 carbody leads the days Boron Local as it shoves down Rich Spur to the trainload facility there where trona is loaded from trucks.
A classic (and becoming rarer) SD45-2 carbody leads the days Boron Local as it shoves down Rich Spur to the trainload facility there where trona is loaded from trucks. The Joshua Tree really lets ... (more)
Four Trona Railway SD40 based locomotives lead a westbound train of 26 loaded hoppers through the facilities at West End on their trip to Searles where they will interchange with the Union Pacific... (more)
The BNSF Boron Local lead by BNSF 1574 and two other SD40-2Rs ( all rebuilt from SD45-2s) and a single GP39-2 shove a long cut of cars down Rich Spur, just west of Boron, CA for a mineral load out... (more)
Peninsular Railway #52, an American Car Company Interurban Standard Coach, heads out on a run at the Western Railway Museum in Rio Vista, CA.
A UP manifest makes its way uphill out of Caliente as a couple of Aussie railfans video the train as it passes.
MFWWC's entire train can be seen exiting Beaumont and beginning the downhill journey through San Timoteo Canyon. Note the MKT Heritage Unit, UP 1988, is their rear DPU as seen in the background.
Ethanol loads from Nebraska come storming through the Berkeley Amtrak station as they bear down on their final destination at East Oakland.
BNSF 4110 leads this eastbound stack train on the Cajon Sub at Silverwood under dark skys.