Amtrak's Coast Starlight gets detour through the Valley and over Tehachapi Pass due to signal testing in Chatsworth. As the sun sets, AMTK 176 leads the southbound Starlight near Tunnel 2.
The lone DPU helps control a West Colton, CA to Roseville, CA manifest to a stop at south Woodford as a result of a broken rail at Cliff; causing a major back up on the hill.
An AC4400CW leads a northbound UP intermodel train up and over the grade of Tehachapi with the giant windmills working in the background.
Slow and steady... A 100 car plus long grain shuttle charges as hard as it can, up to Tehachapi as it passes Warren at a whopping 14MPH.
A rare BNSF, UP, CN consist is on a Stokton, CA to Willow Springs, IL intermodel train charges out of Tunnel 5 at Cliff as the Canadian National SD70M-2 puffs out a lot of smoke.
A westbound stack train heads down Tehachapi Pass as it goes around the famous Tehachapi Loop.
A Fresno, CA to Chicago, IL Z train rounds the curve at Warren as it heads for Barstow along the Mojave Subdivision.
A northbound UP manifest bound for Roseville, CA heads under the Southern Pacific signal bridge at Bakersfield.
After holding at Caliente for two BNSF Z trains and a UP manifest, three of UP's newest locomotives, the ES44AHs, and three mid trains have no problem getting up to speed with a 102 car long manif... (more)
The DPU of a West Colton, CA to Roseville, CA manifest shoves hard through the old SP style signal bridge in Mojave.
With the humid weather Southern California has been getting this week, this has been a daily thing. An amazing sunset over Orange County with Amtrak's Southwest Chief rolling into its first statio... (more)
As the sun starts to set over Orange County, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief rolls into Fullerton Train Station on a rare humid evening.
Looking into the Future In a few years, hopefully, this will be a reality! UP 4014, a 4-8-8-4 steam locomotives rest at the Pomona RailGiants Train Museum, where some said it would be its f... (more)
UP 5397 leads a loaded fruit train towards Williams Loop on an early June morning.