A stack train winds through the Feather River Canyon as the rear DPU passes under the Pulga double bridges.
A string of southbound trains along the UP Valley Subdivision between Marysville and Roseville forced this MRVPT train to detour via the UP Sacramento Subdivision. Here it approaches Olivehurst on... (more)
What a lashup! Canadian National 8018 and a couple of older BNSF locomotives serve as the DPUs of a southbound grain train that is passing through Thornton, California along the UP Sacramento Subd... (more)
A short Sac Local is seen sprinting through the Thornton Vineyards as it returns to Stockton on the UP Sacramento Subdivision.
The Union Pacific Canyon Flyer has a couple new SD59MXs on the point as it travels through the depths of the Feather River Canyon at the North Fork Bridge. This train was completely made up of loa... (more)
The Sierra Northern dinner train passes right along the Sacramento River, which gives the train its name "River Train". Shortly after departing West Sacramento, the train passes over a long trestl... (more)
Union Pacific 1982 leads a heavy QHKRV through the small town of Lincoln, CA, located along the Valley Subdivision. Lincoln is nestled right at the base of the Sierra foothills.
A couple of Canadian National units make a rare appearance in California as they lead a Fresno-bound grain train through Thornton along the UP Sacramento Subdivision. The area around Thornton is d... (more)
Amtrak's detoured Coast Starlight continues its journey along the Feather River Route as it rolls through Pulga, California. Soon the train will be out of the mountains and into the scorching hot ... (more)
On a calm summer evening, BNSF 5302 passes an old oak tree as it leads manifest train along the Sacramento Subdivision near Natomas, California.
A hot westbound Z train comes roaring through the Davis Amtrak station with a clean lead unit on a peaceful summer afternoon. These new/clean units contrast well with the usual dirty Donner gevos.
The Death March. California Northern is being transferred down to the CFNR shops in American Canyon where it will be stripped of all personality and soul. Do to the G&W takeover of RailAmer... (more)
A detoured Amtrak Coast Starlight train descends the UP Canyon Subdivision as it rounds the bend near James. The train will continue to loose elevation until it hits the valley floor where it will... (more)
North Fork Bridge. It truly is amazing to witness an eastbound train exit Tunnel 8 on the UP Canyon Subdivision and soar high above the Feather River as it crosses the North Fork Bridge. Th... (more)
Can I give you a hand? Some of Union Pacific's friendly faces can be seen working as a team around the Roseville Yard. A couple crewman help each other offload their luggage after bringing ... (more)