Four BNSF GEs are pulling over 8,000 feet of UPS mail out of the LA Basin as they head up and over Cajon Pass. And yes, that is the rear end of the train in the background.
All stopped at Fullerton, the BNSF 7278 and its stack train for Clovis, NM waits behind Amtrak #4 that is at Atwood, stopped, because of a car stuck on the tracks.
A Photo Finish! Two BNSF trains races to Fullerton Train Station. On main two, a BNSF stack train slowly moves up to the red signal as the M WATBAR with the quad seven on the point hauls on... (more)
As midnight is only a few minutes away, a westbound coal trains waits at a red light at CP Thenard as the power of a IEWLB stack train disconnects from its train and head to the round house.
UP 1995, the Chicago and North Western heritage unit, is the rear DPU of a Long Beach (ITCF), CA to El Paso, TX intermodal train as it waits on the yard lead track for a green light to head east. ... (more)
With the day coming to an end, a KG4LB ( Global 4, IL to Long Beach, CA Intermodal) makes its way through Thenard and ITCF as it heads for Terminal Island.
Running at track speed, a Kansas City, KS to Los Angeles, CA UPS Z-Train charges out of the High Desert for the LA Basin.
While on my way to Las Vegas for a Super Bowl party, I couldn't help myself but to chase trains on the way up. An eastbound Los Angeles, CA to New York, NY UPS Z-Train hauls out of the Cajon Pass ... (more)
BNSF 4320 leads it's Richmond, CA to Barstow, CA manifest over the summit of Tehahchapi Pass as rain falls along the pass.
A BNSF stack train starts to move again after waiting for three trains to clear the bridge. Badger bridge is the only bridge for the railroad to use to enter Terminal Island, which is where the Po... (more)
A SD90 leads a North Platte, NE to West Colton, CA manifest down Cajon as it passes Mormon Rocks.
A southbound Q RICALT6 snakes through Marcel as it heads for Tehachapi and then down to Barstow.
A Z8 bound for Willow Springs, IL makes its way out of the Tehachapi Pass as it heads through Mojave on a chilly January morning.
Not so Caliente at Caliente With rain and snow only a few hours away, temperatures start to fall into the low 30s on the pass. At Caliente, the temperature was 38F degrees; which is not so ... (more)
A Union Pacific manifest bound for West Colton moves across the city of Tehachapi after battling wet rails and steep grades, UP 5550 charges south to Mojave with snow on the hills in the backgroun... (more)