A pair of former ATSF GP's wait for better signals into BNSF's large yard at Barstow with a light engine move in tow. The leader, BNSF GP39-2 No. 2772 joined the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe roster ... (more)
After interchanging with the Arizona & California Railroad, the Cadiz local returns west to Barstow featuring a unique consist of aging ATSF B40-8W Warbonnets. Original Santa Fe No. 543 is bringin... (more)
A BNSF mixed freight reaches Cajon Summit after a long haul across the scenic pass. The late evening summer sun has faded in the valley below leaving only the summit illuminated in this June 13 pe... (more)
Enroute to Oceanside from San Diego, an Amtrak surfliner rolls along the Pacific coast just moments after sunset. This evening's train includes a private dome car, offering what I'm sure is a brea... (more)
After performing a station stop at San Clemente Pier, a northbound Metrolink led by EMD F59PHI No. 880 parallels the beach on a route appropriately titled, the Pacific Surfline. The train i... (more)
The first rays of an early morning sun illuminate the rolling hills of Tehachapi Pass, silhouetting the descent of a manifest destined for Bakersfield. The Southern Pacific pass serves as a critic... (more)
As the first rays of a June morning illuminate Tehachapi Pass with a golden glow, a pair of former Warbonnets lead a manifest downgrade near Caliente. In the background, a Mojave bound container t... (more)
In the final evening light, UP ES44AC No. 5445 is framed by the old Southern Pacific code line near downtown Tehachapi as it leads a mixed freight to Mojave from Bakersfield.
Illuminated by a rising full moon, a BNSF mixed freight for Mojave ascends Southern Pacific's Tehachapi Pass through the famous loops. The low humidity of the desert landscape and brightness of Ju... (more)
A trio of UP widecabs led by SD70ACe No. 8687 descend Tehachapi Pass in the late afternoon sun. After negotiating the famous Tehachapi loops, a series of several tunnels, s curves and more, the tr... (more)
A slightly different perspective of the Bob Julian Roundhouse shows an assortment of fourteen cab units surrounding the turntable during the morning of day three at Streamliners at Spencer.... (more)
Sub-lettered for the Georgia Southern & Florida Railroad, former Southern Railway highood GP38-2 No. 5130 sits unassigned in the yard at Nitro during a severe thunderstorm.
A clean addition to the Union Pacific roster from General Electric leads an eastbound stack train from Global III in Rochelle towards Chicago on UP's Geneva Subdivision mainline.
Positioned in the center of the town's modern day commercial district, the 1906 built Chesapeake & Ohio St. Albans Depot watches over the double track mainline as it has over for a century. An ori... (more)
Returning to the roundhouse, SOO Line FP7(A) No. 2500 from the North Shore Scenic Railroad and Lake Superior Railroad Museum takes a spin on the turntable during the Streamliners at Spencer... (more)