A pair of SW1500s delivered the previous January pulls a train out of the yard for switching.
The Stockton Sub dispatcher is running an Amtrak San Joaquin around a westbound Santa Fe coiled steel train at Sando. The steel train will deliver its cargo just a few miles to the west at USS POS... (more)
Two KCS GP22ECOs wait to hand off their string of pigs to a northbound BNSF Z train at Metro.
CSX SD40-2 No. 8048 leads an eastbound manifest across one of several bridges at Blue Island. The lead unit began life as Seaboard Coast Line No. 8048.
An eastbound Santa Fe vehicle train threads the classic signal bridge at East Perrin. This right of way was constructed in 1960 as part of the railroad's Williams-Crookton line change.
As vehicle and truck traffic pass going east and west on I-10, an eastbound UP stack train makes its way toward Tucson and a crew change. In the distance is the silhouette of the Picacho Mountains... (more)
AC44 No. 5684 has just cut off from its coal load on which it was the DPU. The coal train will now proceed east to its destination power plant over flat terrain.
A power transfer on the point of an eastbound manifest arrives at the yard on a cold, snowy evening. Even a newly painted slug is in the mix.
A WP mechanical department workman gives GP35 No. 3007 a thorough washing before she goes into the shop.
A classic branch line locomotive, BN (ex-GN) NW5 No. 987 sits outside the Interbay Shops in Seattle.
BNSF 4998 East roars out of the siding at the east end of Bealville ahead of 843 East, sitting on the main.
A remote-control SD40-2 and a genset team up to switch cars at the east end of the yard. Note that the pair is being controlled by a man sitting in the conductor's seat using a belt pack.
A brand-new GP50 leads an intermodal train into the yard as an eastbound prepares to depart for Tehachapi Pass and Barstow.
The NWP Daylight comes off Ridge Hill and continues its journey back to Healdsburg from Willits.
UP 7776 West comes off the bridge over the Mississippi River at Clinton, IA.