A UP manifest bound for Roseville, CA grinds up the UP Palmdale Cutoff as the snow-less mountains make this November shot seem like a mid July photo.
A westbound Phoenix, AZ to Los Angeles, CA baretable makes it way down Cajon a the morning sun starts to creep over the mountain tops.
Two of the BNSF urbanized painted 7700 series ES44DC's charge up the Cajon Pass with empty ethanol cars heading east with the darkness approaching soon in the San Bernardino Mountains.
With the EOT of a downhill M BARSBD1 24A, BNSF 7739 and the rest of the BNSF brotherhood of GEVO charge east up the three percent grade of track three along the Cajon Sub. The sound of GE motors r... (more)
With the sun quickly setting behind the mountains, an eastbound intermodal train fights gravity on steel rail as it moves up to an elevation on 4,000 feet plus above sea level to go through the fa... (more)
Cajon's "Fall colors" are showing again! Now on Thanksgiving weekend, four BNSF GE's charge hard up the two percent grade of Silverwood along Cajon Pass as they pull this Los Angeles, CA to New Yo... (more)
Four GE C44-9W's lead this Barstow, CA to Belen, NM manifest over the Colorado river on the famous ATSF bridges.
With only about 20 minutes of light left, BNSF 7207 leads a hot Z8 across the Mojave desert through Amboy as it chases a heavy 10,000 foot stack train up Ash Hill.
As the sun set on Independence Day, a hot Z8 bound for San Berdoo glides down the three percent grade of Cajon Pass.
One of the easiest trains to have for BNSF crews out of Los Angeles is the Z WSPLAC9. It is one of the highest priority trains on the BNSF system. Today, BNSF 7356 is in charge of this hot Silver... (more)
The sounds of dynamic breaks echo of the rock walls at Yuba Gap as three units lead a westbound auto train down Donner Pass.
With the afternoon light shinning on the Truckee River, UP 8638 leads its hot westbound Z train over the Sierra Nevada Mountains with a heavy smoking EMD second out.
People have shot this same Chicago to Stockton stack train since it left out of the yard on the 29th and the power was three Ferromex units, only. I kept an eye on the train for two days and it ha... (more)
An EMD charges hard across the high desert on the Cajon Sub with its North Platte, NE manifest over the famous Frost Crossover.
Four of UP dirty GE's charge up the two percent grade of Cajon Pass on this West Colton, CA to Roseville, CA manifest on a warm summer evening in the San Bernardino Mountains.