On a sunny November afternoon, the California Northern Maxwell Turn comes cruising along the West Valley Subdivision on an approach towards Arbuckle. This mainline use to Southern Pacific manifest... (more)
A dark Southern Pacific searchlight gazes out into the dark November night. This signal may be counting it's days as many fellow searchlights have been removed from this line do to copper theft. H... (more)
On an awesome Friday afternoon in November, Union Pacific 7749 brings a short passenger special through Davis along the Cal-P corridor. A total of about 15 people were lucky enough to ride this tr... (more)
On a peaceful afternoon in Davis, California, an Amtrak P40DC pushes a short Capitol Corridor train towards Sacramento on the Cal-P line. Clouds from a recent storm still fill the sky and small am... (more)
Amtrak Coast Starlight train #11 slowly departs the Sun Luis Obispo station and heads south along the UP Santa Barbara Subdivision. Passengers aboard this train will soon be cruising along the inc... (more)
Union Pacific 844 is making good time over Donner Pass as it passes Emigrant Gap and the impressive Bear River Valley just before noon. The train is now heading towards the "wall of foam" that has... (more)
Find your beach. An Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train comes cruising along the Pacific Coast Line as it passes through Gaviota, California. Passengers who are heading towards San Luis Obispo w... (more)
Amtrak 172 leads the southbound Coast Starlight train down Cuesta Pass and across the Stenner Creek Trestle. This train was now just minutes away from it's station stop at San Luis Obispo, Califor... (more)
Amtrak will take you... Where no car or plane would dare take you. The passengers aboard the Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr wake up to the incredible mountain scenes of the Sierra Nev... (more)
As the sun sets in Davis, California, an Amtrak Capitol Corridor train passes a long string of auto racks as it sprints east along the Cal-P Corridor.
Almost... Almost... But it wasn't meant to be. As Union Pacific 844 rounds the bend at the American River Bridge in Sacramento, California, it should be just minutes away from tying up afte... (more)
She'll be coming around the mountain when she comes! Yeehaw! Union Pacific 844 rounds the bend at Andover, California as it makes it's way over Donner Pass. This train was heading to Sacram... (more)
On a beautiful fall day, the roar of Union Pacific 844 can be heard from miles away. Here 844 comes blasting through a small rock cut near Penryn, California on it's way down the treacherous Donne... (more)
The sweet tone of 844's whistle rings out through the Clipper Gap Ravine as the 150th anniversary train makes it's way down Donner Pass on the #1 track.
Big Steam Over Donner Pass! Union Pacific 844 comes roaring down Donner Pass near Emigrant Gap, California. When Engineer Dickens blows the whistle, echos of the past ring out across the Be... (more)