Meeting the Coast Starlight at The North Switch of Waldorf. -Amtrak Surfliner 1790 meets the northbound Coast Starlight (Train #14) north of Vandenberg AFB in the Santa Maria Valley.
West Silverwood Island -A pair of rear facing DUP's bring up the rear of a westbound stack train as it descends the Cajon Pass on Main #2.
Amtrak No. 11, the southbound Coast starlight on time and just before sunset, passes Summer Beach.
Five GEs lead an eastbound stack train towards a crew change at Needles.
Hours late, the Coast Starlight is about to reach the end of the climb out of the Sacramento River Canyon, around 20 minutes after departing Dunsmuir.
BNSF 6321 at Sullivan's Curve - An eastbound stack train lead by number 6321 rolls through Sullivan's Curve on its way up the Cajon Pass.
A Flicker of the Santa Fe Returns to Redondo Jct....and its not the restored 4-8-4 we're all familiar with either. Yes indeed, a small flicker of the Santa Fe has appeared at Redondo Juncti... (more)
The Vet's Paint Scheme Debuts on Veterans Day. Just miles away from competing its first revenue trip to San Diego on its first day in service wearing the resplendent veterans paint scheme,... (more)
Sunshine and Rainbows- With plentiful trains running on Cajon Pass, good sunlight, and a bit of moisture in the air from a morning thunderstorm, all the pieces of an epic railroad photograp... (more)
The chug of three GE units slowly emerges from the quiet darkness, fading in and out as the train climbs out of Ilmon. Occasional blasts from the horn as the Engineer approaches the grade crossin... (more)
Crossing Over Off the Cutoff - A pair of rear facing DUP's bring up the rear of an easttbound manifest train that is rolling across the cross over at CP Silverwood to enter BNSF trackage fr... (more)
Make Life Last, Put Safety First. Important words to live by, especially when working in industry. At the Plaster City, California processing plant DL-535-E #112 spots its train of hopper ... (more)
"The door is closed!" Steve Barry's cry rang across the Ocotillo Wells desert, the four words none of us thought we'd hear on a 100°+ day. Nevertheless, the second departure from the US Gy... (more)
With its 1,995-mile trip to Los Angeles complete, the westbound Sunset Limited train set passes through the San Diego Junction crossovers as it leaves Mission Tower behind for its trip to the yard... (more)