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.
A green light at West Truckee lights up the steel rail for an eastbound QFRNPP that stalled on the hill.
A late night B LACLAC waits for a stack train to over take it before continuing east to pick up baretables and bring them back to LA.
A heavy 10,000 FT stack train struggles up the grade across Arrowhead Junction as a clean 6800 series C4 gets ready to pull its train into the hole at Goffs to let some hot UPS Z trains over take ... (more)
The California sun starts to set at CP Homer along the Needles Subdivision as the BNSF 7860 leads it westbound auto train hot on the heals of a westbound land barge.
The last snow of the year has fallen over Cajon Pass. Snow fell from the early morning till about noon. It didn't stick to the ground near the track but it sure did on the peaks around the pass. N... (more)
A Metrolink train bound for Los Angeles highballs into the sun after dropping off passengers at Fullerton
With the sun rising over the Tehachapi Mountains and the fog rolling in, UP 4964 leads the southbound Brooklyn out of the Tehachapi Pass to Mojave on windy May morning.
A 7700's series GEVO leads an eastbound stack train along the Cajon Sub at Oro Grande with the sunset setting on the High Desert.