Santa Fe SD45 B-unit 5501 is painted in the Yellowbonnet scheme at the San Bernardino Shops. This scheme was decided against upon and was repainted without the cigar band logo and Yellowbonnet and... (more)
Santa Fe SD45 B-unit 5502 is painted in the Yellowbonnet scheme at the San Bernardino Shops. This scheme was decided against upon and was repainted without the cigar band logo and Yellowbonnet and... (more)
Leaving the wide open and sand swept desert at Basin, CA the rails of Union Pacific's Cima Subdivision come to ride along the northern bank of the Mojave River Wash as the two snake through the co... (more)
EMDX 7101, the GP22ECO demonstrator, shoves a cut of borax cars from the facility in Boron, CA into US Borax, deep in the Port of Los Angeles. Engine is ex KCS exx CR originally PC GP40 3173.
Santa Fe 5019 heads West over the flyover at Frost past a couple of Joshua Tree's
The Eastbound Niland turn works up Beaumont Hill with the interesting consist of B30-7 7846, SW1500 2642 and SDP45 3202! Only on the late, great SP:}
C&NW in Espee country……Former Chicago & Northwestern AC4400 8806, now Union Pacific's 6708, leads the charge on UP's hotshot 'Lathrop Z' as it hustles across the high desert south of Rosamond. Soo... (more)
Amtrak 'pointless arrow' heritage motor #156 has command of a 4 car Amtrak executive special which among other Amtrak and BNSF executives onboard is Amtrak's outgoing CEO Joe Boardman. The special... (more)
I still have a hard time accepting that the Southern Pacific is no longer the railroad that serves scenic San Luis Obispo, on California's central coast. On July 31st, 1999, not long after... (more)
Union Pacific looking glorious in the morning light.
The Y-WAT1011, better known as the "First Watson" rolls upgrade through Lawndale on it's way to the Exxon Mobil plant near Torrance.