Amidst heavy snowfall, the Donner flanger set eases to a stop for a red at Norden. While there, a member of the crew braves the elements to try to clear some ice and caked snow off the flanger.
A large stack train for the Oakland International Gateway comes crawling over the Muir Trestle high above the city of Martinez.
Union Pacific train SBRCFW 15 (Special; Brighton CO - Chaffee CA; High/Wide Cars), a unit train of wind turbine parts, holds the main at Dike (Devore, California) as the second section of a Rosevi... (more)
An eastbound Amtrak California Capitol Corridor train glides along the shores of San Pablo Bay at Hercules. Leading is cab car #6962.
Union Pacific's rock train, which carries rock between Cabazon and Gardena, California, passes through western Beaumont a few miles after it left the Cabazon quarry. The railroad calls this spot ... (more)
Union Pacific train KLBNS 21 (Priority Intermodal; Long Beach CA - Shreveport LA) passes by the Amtrak station in western Palm Springs, California, hidden away among the trees alongside the sand-c... (more)
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An afternoon local from San Francisco pulls past the beautifully-preserved tower and into the station at Santa Clara.
On its first trip west, brand-new Union Pacific ES44AC 8216 arrives at West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, on the point of train MNPWC 18 (Merchandise, North Platte NE to West Colton CA).... (more)
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight on the “Inside Gateway” route crosses spectacular Clear Creek Trestle near Keddie, California, on March 13, 2000. Three GE C44-9Ws with a EMD SD40-2 kicker p... (more)
Early morning auto racks head south on the coastline
UP's northbound Van Nuys-Guadalupe Hauler rounds the curve east of Moorpark with four elderly EMDs and a 46 car train.
The good, the bad and the ugly.
UP 8216 eases it's train down the Palmdale Cutoff on the Mojave Sub as it nears the north switch at Canyon with the iconic Mormon Rocks as a backdrop.