The conductor on board the Santa Fe 999799 snags a set of train orders at the Mojave station as the head end of the train starts the westbound climb up the hill towards the summit at Tehachapi.
SF30C 9515 leads F45 5985 and SF30C 9536 on a westbound.
Here is another example of one of the Santa Fe 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. This beautiful streamlined locomotive was known as the "Blue Goose". My... (more)
Here is an example of one of the Santa Fe 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. This BLW builders photo card is from the J. R. Doughty collection.
SD39 1567 leads SD45-2 5851, SD40-2 5168 and SD45-2 5844 on an eastbound.
P-CHLA Chicago - Los Angeles high priority doublestacks is headed by GP60M 151, GP60 4005, GP40X 3804 and GP60 4014.
Just as the sun clears the horizon to the southeast, Santa Fe 5019 East roars through Essex, CA, with five EMDs for power. The manifest is climbing the western slope of Goffs Hill. A few minutes b... (more)
Santa Fe Dash 9-44CW 625 and Dash 8-40CWs 836 and 822 head into Abo Canyon with Q-LACALT1 (Los Angeles-Alliance, Texas).
Santa Fe Dash 9-44CW 618, an SD75M, another Dash 9 and a leased Conrail unit, roll a high-priority Richmond to Chicago intermodal round the curve between Sais and Abo Canyon.
The same units as seen in photo 651755 returned north the following day, this time seen near Ancho.
Late in the day, big C40-8W No. 838 leads a heavy coiled steel train past the small yard at East Antioch. The train is headed to USS-POSCO Steel in nearby Pittsburg.
Using trackage rights on SP's Golden State route south from Vaughn, SD40-2 5192, SD45B 5501 and B39-8 LMX 8594 are north of Carrizozo, heading doublestacks towards El Paso.
A BNSF hot-shot heads east along the stratified sandstone bluffs at Mesita, NM. Directly below us is old Route 66.
D8-40B 7420 leads SD40-2 5207, C30-7 8159 and SD45 5330 towards the summit of Cajon Pass.