Amtrak's Blue Ridge from Washington DC to Martinsburg WV, the first non Northeast Corridor train to receive Amfleet cars is seen here shortly after leaving the capital as it heads through Forest G... (more)
Welcome to the Jungle! This section of the BNSF Harbor Sub through Torrance has come to be known as the Jungle due to the heavy, east-coast-like growth that have grown around the tracks.
An intermodal from Englewood heads through Cabezon as the last light of the day makes it glow. This was the fourth time we caught this train that day, having shot it hundreds of miles east at Dome... (more)
An intermodal from Englewood heads through Fingal in Whitewater on its way to Long Beach. This was the second time we caught this train that day, having shot it hundreds of miles east at Dome Vall... (more)
An intermodal from Englewood heads through Fingal in Winterhaven on its way to Long Beach. This was the second time we caught this train that day, having shot it hundreds of miles east at Dome Val... (more)
Last stop on our El Centro Hauler chase was Mecca where the train headed under the old cantilever signal bridge while we tried to figure out why the dirt was so spongey.
A little bit of Southern Pacific still exists on this bridge over the Salton Creek as the El Centro Hauler (a former SP job) heads west towards West Colton).
You can smell the paint on this beauty and that's why we chased. A nicely repainted UP AC4400CW leads the El Centro Hauler from the Calexico Sub to the Yuma Sub.
A grain train for Los Angeles (that we would end up shooting again much later in the day in Cabazon, CA) passes through the most northern section of the Dome Valley row, being shoved on the back b... (more)
The first eastbound after sunrise heads under the first of the famous double cantilevers in West Welton, Arizona.
Three former Idaho Northern & Pacific GP40s await an unknown fate on the moribund Pacific Imperial Railroad after suffering a collision when they rolled unmanned into a bulkhead car. Their future ... (more)
With the Rio Grande heritage unit trailing, an auto train passes from Arizona to California over the Colorado River bridge.
Stacks from Atlanta head east near Araz Junction near the Arizona/California border.
An intermodal from San Antonio streaks across the desert in eastern California on its way to Long Beach.
The Union Pacific Calipatria Local heads back to El Centro after a day of switching.