It's about 8:15AM, and UP 844 is all hot and steamy in the Oakland Yard getting ready to head to Stockton, via Altamont Pass.
Amtrak 529 returns to the Coach Yard with a second-generation F59PHI doing the dirty work.
RP'er Ryan Parent frames a shot of the Northbound San Joaquin Train 711 rolling through Jack London Square on a dazzling Spring morning. Just to the left of Ryan, out of view is other RP'er John R... (more)
Miss Katy leads a 138 car stacktrain up Jack London Square on a lovely Spring evening.
UP 844 sits cold for the night after a long day of being displayed to the public.
A hour before UP844 rolls down the street, we see Amtrak 525 cruise south with the CDTX 2051 leading the way.
Steamy streets! UP 844 creeps at a snails' pace down Jack London Square, which is lined with railfans, lookie-loos and people just passing by. I'm unsure of the last time JLS saw mainline s... (more)
Now here's something you don't see everyday! UP 844 gets a police escort down the streets of Oakland's Jack London Square. This is the first time the 844 has visited Oakland and the last time a st... (more)
Dedicated to Ben Sutton, RP'er, and UPS driver. UPY 600 leads the 82 Local down Jack London Square while a UPS truck sits in the street delivering to Barnes and Nobles.
UP1995 makes its first appearance into the Bay Area leading an inspection special. It's just moments from pulling into the Oakland Yard, as it rolls up the famed Jack London Square
BNSF 606 tucks under the OTR bridge, and the maze of freeways as it pulls into the West Oakland Yard.
UP 1988 has been granted permission by Sweet Sylvia to enter the West Oakland Yard and is shown creeping along at Maggie.
Two painted ladies await their next dance at the West Oakland Diesel Shop. For me these daylight painted PA's were simply the best looking diesels of all time....but then the SP was "my" railroad... (more)