Heading into the last rays of a setting sun,,a westbound BNSF mixed Manifest crests the summit (4025 feet) of Tehachapi Pass after the climb from Mojave(3000 feet). Ahead lies the steep downhill r... (more)
A BNSF auto rack repositioning move Crests the summit of Tehachapi Pass at a little over 4025 feet.
Now free of the grades and curves of the Tehachapi Mountains, a northbound BNSF Z rolls downhill out of Ilmon block and over Caliente Creek for the fast run to Bakersfield. The hills are still gre... (more)
Southbound Z, with two BNSF ES44C4 leading a couple of NS Stallions out of Tunnel 17, along HWY 58.
Around the horseshoe Curve at Caliente and starting the 2% grade up the western slope of the Tehachapi mountains. Southbound Union Pacific Z with ES44AC No. 8156 leading the charge on the hill to ... (more)
Nouthbound Union Pacific ES44AC No.8166 leads a Mixed Manifest into Bealville Siding. Meanwhile further up the hill the Distributed power unit is about to enter Tunnel 5.
Southbound Union Pacific Mixed Manifest rounds the new alignment at Tunnel 10 and through Marcel in Tehachapi Pass
Southbound BNSF No. 8142 with a mixed manifest gets the green to proceed to Barstow. Westbound Union Pacific No. 5937 and Union Pacific No. 5839 wait their turn to proceed to Palmdale.
This winters rains have transformed the Solimar Burn area of 2 years ago from a moonscape into a garden. A southbound baretable intermodal rolls along the beach on the Coast Route to long beach.
An Union Pacific auto reposition move heading southbound, rolls through Emma Wood State Park.
Death Valley Railroad,Baldwin 2-8-0 No.2,on display at the Borax Museum in Furnace Creek. It was used to transport Borax from Ryan to the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad for shipping.
Baldwin K-36 No. 482 drops the fire after a long day. The 482 will retire to the shop for overnight servicing and be ready to roll first thing in the morning.
Baldwin K-36 No. 486 with the first section of todays trains from Durango to Silverton simmers while the passengers explore Silverton. The second section has backed into the station and has unlo... (more)
Clouds hang low on the surrounding mountains as Baldwin K-36 No. 486, with the train from Durango to Silverton, passes through Rockwood.
Baldwin K-36 with the train from Antonito Co.to Chama NM. drifts down the 2% grade from Cumbres Pass to Chama.