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)
Chugging hard up the mountain, BNSF 7295 and BNSF 6734 help push this Los Angeles, CA to Houston, TX stack train along the steel rail pass Mormon Rocks.
A pair of General Electric locomotives tackle Cajon Pass with a Long Beach stack train bound for Chicago as the move at snail pace up the two percent grade of the San Bernardino Mountains.
One of BNSF's newer ES44C4 leads the southbound Daygo manifest (Barstow, CA to San Diego, CA) down Cajon Pass as it snakes around the remarkable rock formation, known as Mormon Rocks.