After experiencing power problems on Donner Pass, an eastbound grain shuttle has finally made it to Nevada as it passes through Mogul. This train is just barely outrunning a storm which has taken ... (more)
Union Pacific 8479 roars across the North Fork Bridge located at the intake of the Feather River Canyon as it leads a detoured intermodal train on a beautiful summer morning.
Just a few days before Thanksgiving, Western Pacific 913, which is used by the Sacramento Southern Lines for excursion operations, bathes in the sun along with SP 6051 in Old Sacramento. Trees dur... (more)
Here we take a step back and throw on the ultra wide angle lens to capture a westbound Union Pacific manifest as it descends the Feather River Route near Pulga, California. The surrounding rock fa... (more)
As light rain begins to fall, Amtrak 71 leads the AAPRCO "Napa Valley Limited" across the Clear Creek Trestle near Keddie, California. After leaving Klamath Falls at 6:00am, this train trailed a B... (more)
The AAPRCO 'Napa Valley Limited' crosses the famous Rock Creek Trestle in the Feather River Canyon as it travels from Klamath Falls, Oregon to Napa, California. I
On a frigid morning in the Feather River Canyon, Union Pacific 4361 travels light power through the icy Honeymoon Tunnels. Here the tracks lay right along the Feather River which sprays cold water... (more)
A duo of Union Pacific SD59MXs lead the eastbound Canyon Flyer out of the tunnel at James. Today's train consists of 17 carloads of old ties bound for Portola.
BNSF 4576 leads a large manifest train around the James Loop as it descends into the Sacramento Valley and out of the Feather River Canyon.
An eastbound BNSF manifest catches some morning sun and screeches through the Feather River Canyon as it passes through Pulga, California.
On a sunny but cold winter afternoon, Union Pacific 5442 brings the daily QPDRV passed a historic Southern Pacific searchlight at the Richvale siding.
Snow at 1,400 feet! Pulga has always been a popular spot for railroad photographers to shoot the classic "double bridges" over the Feather River. But at only 1,400 feet above sea level, Pul... (more)
The friendly faces of Union Pacific. Another successful in the books for this crew who took the hot ZG2LT (priority Z train) from Sparks to Roseville. Waiting nearby is a fresh crew who wil... (more)
A small patch of sun catches the lead locomotives of an eastbound manifest as it makes its way past the Cresta Powerhouse Dam in the Feather River Canyon.
After needing a bronco escort through the snowy Feather River Canyon, BNSF 4576 finally catches some sunlight as it rolls through Oroville. The tail end of the storm still rages above the mountain... (more)