Today's Officer's Special on the former SP Coast Line is seen passing by the beach in Serena on Santa Clause Lane (just a couple minutes from Carpenteria.
On a great day along the California Coastal Mountains, UP 1989 leads it's 13 car passenger special down the Coast Sub. Here you see it rolling through Bradley, CA.
Appearing for the first time on former D&RGW rails across Soldier Summit, UP's new Rio Grande Heritage SD70ACe rolls down the 2% grade of the Provo Subdivision at Gilluly, Utah.
A colorful pair of locomotives lead Union Pacific's Denver to Salt Lake City manifest up Price Canyon just west of Lynn, Utah.
Stopped in the canyon below Caliente, the train's conductor begins the long walk back to check for a defect on one of the cars. Meanwhile, BNSF's rapid responder shows up to lend assistance illum... (more)
Union Pacific 1989 leads the ZCSLT into Roseville after a long journey over Donner Pass.
A unique UP rescue engine to Amtrak chills in the evening glow of the city of Chicago as Metra's Southwest Service train #839 heads past for Orland Park, IL.
UP 1989 leads it intermodal train out of shed 10
Sorry, it's not Moffat! The DRGW unit got lost somewhere in Utah and has kept rolling West on the SP, and exits the massive ten thousand foot Tunnel 41, atop Donner Pass.
Just before sundown, ZCSLT rounds a curve at the approach the American river bridge. After a long afternoon of chasing 1989 over the Donner Pass this was my last shot of the day, and one of the b... (more)
UP 1989 rounds the curve as it heads for Truckee.
UP1989 Z train ducks under the signal bridge just east of the Glenshire Road overpass.
I think I need to cut some trees down... ;-) (kidding)
Adventures of railfanning... Brand new RP contributor David Caballido-Jeans noticed after exiting my Trailblazer that my front tire had a nice hole in it. I fondly remember him saying "Dude... (more)