Nearing Beaumont, the ZLCAI is just about done with it's climb out of Southern California and will soon be rolling down grade to the low desert.
KCS and NS power on found on the ZLCAI as it works up Beaumont Hill.
UP 8243 leads the QEWWC down Beaumont Hill in the early afternoon.
An eastbound stack train passes by the departure yard at West Colton while a train in the yard pauses to hook up to another string of cars. The train would then shove back into the yard track whe... (more)
The George Bush Campaign train rolls across the Gaviota Trestle on a swing through California.
Wouldn't you love to live in that little neighborhood? A UP AC4400 and KCS GEVO ease an Autoracks train into San Timoteo Canyon, passing a small Beaumont neighborhood.
A five pack of EMD's climb the walls of the Santa Maria Valley, heading south out of Guadalupe.
Union Pacific ES44AC #7652 leads the super high-priority Delano, CA to Selkirk, NY unit reefer train (ZDLSK-21) through Stockton followed by SD70M #5030 and AC4400CW #7146.
Amtrak train 14, the Coast Starlight, rolls into the Southern Pacific Station as passengers watch and wait to begin their journey.
A well-loaded westbound stack-train takes the 'scenic' route up Goff's Hill between Ibis and Arrowhead Junction.
A UP AC4400 and a KCS ES44DC are at the head end of an Autorack train from Amarillo, TX. The KCS GEVO and UP locomotive DPU are doing most of the work as the Dash 9 leader is experiencing hot engi... (more)
UP 7492 crests the hill into Banning, CA with a domestic Z train in tow. The train makes close to track speed easy with two locomotives at the front and two at the rear, running 2x2 style.
A youngster enjoy's this set of former SP geep's bringing up a SD60M for the slo helper spur.
Two crew members take position on UP 4244 to protect the reverse move into the yard to hook up with their train. In the background, the night crew is busy working in the GATX rail facility.