Over six hours before this photo was taken, we were standing on a hill near Bealville waiting for this heavy Roseville, Calif. to West Colton, Calif. manifest to make the climb over the famous Teh... (more)
With Tehachapi's hills looking unusually green for late December, Union Pacific's Lathrop, Calif to Los Angeles (LATC), Calif. high priority intermodal train battles up the grade towards Tunnel 2 ... (more)
Trona Railway's potash train begins its trip towards Searles, Calif. to interchange with the Union Pacific as dust sets over the Mojave Desert. With air crisp and cold, the sounds of former Southe... (more)
EMD power is a rare sight to see out here in Arizona. Today, I was luck enough to go out and catch this westbound intermodal train with an ACe leader and SD70MAC trailing. Slowly battling up the w... (more)
A Los Angeles bound stack train charges up the western slope of the Arizona Divide near Flagstaff on a gorgeous September evening. Four brand new 8100 series ES44C4 are being delivered at the time... (more)
With the sounds of dynamic breaks howling, a heavy westbound manifest slowly exits Crozier Canyon, passing between the Music Mountain Range and a local Valentine resident's property.
The daily Belen, NM to Phoenix, AZ manifest rumbles into the city of Flagstaff as it navigates out of the sags on the eastern side of town on a late August evening.
Seen from the top of Tunnel 2, four BNSF Dash-9s (and elephant style to boot) navigate down the famous Tehachapi Pass with over 100 cars of loaded grain for central valley of California.
Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit leads the PRS passenger special back to Los Angeles after concurring Tehachapi Pass.
Battling up the steep grade along the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, a trio of Union Pacific locomotives rumble through the ski resort town of Truckee pulling a high priority interm... (more)
It's the first day of spring along Tehachapi Pass and the hills are green while a rain storm dumps water over the pass. Yet, this doesn't some trains from moving; only the dispatcher does! Which i... (more)
Hard at Work The engineer of the BNSF 7283 East is focus on control his nearly 9,000 ton Barstow, CA to Kansas City, KS manifest down the grade of Goffs Hill. Lucky for him, he is only abou... (more)
BNSF's Christmas train descends down the Arizona Divide, near Flagstaff, after spending the weekend in Southern California. Just the day before, Flagstaff received 5.3 inches of snow.
BNSF's Christmas train kicks up fresh powder at Bellemont on the western slope of the Arizona Divide on its eastward journey to Topeka, KS.
Snow flurries continue to fall on a cold December morning in northern Arizona as a hot Z-train bound for San Bernardino, CA slowly exists Crozier Canyon.