Westbound UP hoppers pass through the burned landscape after the Table Mountain wildfire in fall 2017.
A few minutes after sunrise
The NPCU Cabbage, Salute to Veterans attired unit, trails the Northbound Amtrak Extra No. 765 to Santa Barbara. With Hwy 101 now reopened this train will probably be discontinued.
Southbound Amtrak No.768, the early morning Surfliner from Santa Barbara, heads into the sunrise as it reaches Ventura.
Cold sunrise at 9.08am
Workers wait until the loaded coal train has passed. And it sounds really good!
An assortment of Union Pacific and HLCX-painted lease locomotives sit in storage at UP's Grand Junction yard in far eastern Colorado. The stored units consist primarily of GP15-1s, GP38-2s, a few ... (more)
Left the car at the head, right the car at the rear of the empty coal train. The steam loc is always at the same place
The red markets of Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief train No. 4 illuminate Santa Fe's ancient wig-wag signal at Delhi, Colo., on the Raton Subdivision. For decades, this unique signal war... (more)
Tight fit for the Zephyr... The Emeryville-bound westbound Zephyr No. 5 slices through a countless number of tunnels on Union Pacific's Donner Pass route in northern California. Photo taken... (more)
Could it really be 2017? Amtrak California Zephyr trains Nos. 5 and 6 meet just east of Glenwood Springs Canyon both featuring privately owned dome lounge cars. Here, we look east fr... (more)
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 crosses the Mississippi River from Illinois into Burlington, Iowa, as seen from CZ car Silver Lariat.