Accelerating out of the yard with another train of mixed freight on a day unbelievably nice for summer in the valley.
The Datsun "mustard jar" was a great train chaser. Here it's checking out the "Milpitas Fs" as they race by.
Returning from the north (RR east) this old goat is crossing the ATSF. I never saw it again. I really like those "stove pipe" stacks.
Sorry, Nevada but by this time everything along I-80 looked alike. I love the non-standard hood and very non-standard headlight. I'd like to have heard that buying decision being make. Anyone wh... (more)
EB freight crosses over to the west bank. At first glance I thought that 4th unit was a EMD leaser which was delivered in solid black. Thanks to the eagle eyes of Mike Cates were have determined... (more)
Oh, the sun shines bright on this old decrepid F. She'll become a member of the famous 4 "Milpitas Fs" and go on to greater glories.
Just across the line from Utah for my first time, I found Nevada welcoming, with two units in perfect sun.
Westbound wreck train has brought out the big hook and is heading home.
An eastbound piggyback in the middle of nowhere somewhere along US80. I was moving to CA and this western railroad really did whet my appetite.
Classic dynamic brake equipped unit has recently gotten it's new WP paint job.
This was the yard switcher for the day. I could find GP-7s all over but these were somehow scarce. Where did they hang out?
I think it's an eastbound. Doesn't matter, it's looking good and the sky is blue in July, who could ask for more.
This old warrior returns to town from the North (RR East) with a few gons from a local industry.
The famous "Milpitas Fs" along with a friend challenge Altamont again with their auto racks headed for the Ford plant. As seen from the drivers seat of the "mustard jar", my 1976 Datsun.
The famous "Milpitas Fs" along with a friend challenge Altamont again with their auto racks headed for the Ford plant.