A single UP SD70 leads the SFLNO towing a newly built Brightline commuter train heading to Florida as it works up Beaumont Hill.
Five GEs lead an eastbound stack train across the vast Mojave Desert as seen from atop Amboy Crater.
An eastbound train of empties for the Rogue Valley heads up the Siskiyou Line. Once the train crosses the Klamath River and reaches Hornbrook, the 3+% grades to Siskiyou Summit will begin.
With a spotless ex-CNW unit on the point (spotless in reference to a fresh coat of Union Pacific paint), a southbound work train depends Cuesta Pass and into San Luis Obispo. Despite the cloudy ev... (more)
Making track speed over the Santa Clarita River (actually flowering on this afternoon thanks to the massive amount of storms this winter), UP 1469 leads a single load of plastic pellets as it head... (more)
A coal load moves through Truckee on a cloud lees winter day. Snow clearing equipment in the yard take a breather as it waits for the next storm to arrive.
At 5200 feet the snow is melting after four days of sun. The Sierra Scenic Tour Train rolls through Emigrant Gap on its way back to the Bay area from Reno.
An NRHS excursion departs Redding for Portland. The huge Redding Trestle marks the beginning of the Shasta Dam line change.
On a cold winter evening, the railroad has sprung to life. An eastbound grain train has pulled up to Switch 9 to wait for the passing MNPRV. Tucked in the middle of all this action is the rotary s... (more)
Koi Fish at Swarthout Canyon Road - A decade ago a railran was hard pressed to see a BNSF EMD SD70 ACe rolling down the hill into the Los Angeles basin.
While UP brought this model into ... (more)
Prior to departing for Klamath Falls, the crew of BN 672 switches out the lumber mill at Bieber, California.
The 0200 BNSF Dock Job switches out some inbound PHL cars on the Long Beach leg of the Watson Wye as an SD70ACe awaits its next assignment on a storage track.
Highway 138 Construction - A Freightliner daycab with a lowboy trailer sit next to the roadway on the west side of Highway 138 near the turnoff to Hill 582 in the Cajon Pass. CalTrans is ... (more)
A Union Pacific Z intermodal ducks under the Signal Bridge at Yuba Gap during a early evening snow shower.