A southbound Metrolink train pulls in front of the new ARTIC station in Anaheim during the Grand Opening Celebration.
A late Roper trundles up the hill passing under the last set of searchlights on Donner.
The last set of searchlights bracket the double track main line as a UP stack train battles the blizzard conditions prevailing the summit of Donner Pass.
A steel wheel rolling along a steel rail is very efficient way to move heavy cargo. Here we see one of those wheels under a tank car, rolling along at about 40 miles per hour as BNSF Railway's Ba... (more)
At first we were a little disappointed with the few trains (almost all westbound and none uphill), as we waited this morning at the Cajon Pass on Sullivans curve. But then appeared as a great surp... (more)
After an enduring night of flanging the hill between Truckee and Blue Canyon the crew takes the Flanager Set around the balloon once more before tying it down and handing it off to the 12th's crew... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr No. 6 seen traversing one of the many tight s-curves on UP's Donner Pass route.
The Santa Margarita Turn, with two engines, and an equal number of cars hustles down the Coast Sub near San Ardo on it's way south to Paso Robles. A recent storm, that has only finally cleared ou... (more)
A southbound Pacific Surfliner train, led by P42DC #91, pulls into the platform at the new ARTIC station in Anaheim during the Grand Opening Celebration.
Union Pacific SD70ACe 8881 brings up the rear of train GSFSKI9 08 (Grain Shuttle; Fremont NE to Kaiser CA), which is descending Cajon Pass on the middle main (track 20. Meanwhile, BNSF's Californ... (more)
Brand new Union Pacific SD70AH #8896 leads a stack train through Stockton.
The westbound City of Hope Christmas Train for 2014 is seen here on the old Santa Fe Second District (now the Metrolink Pasadena Sub) on its way past the San Dimas railroad station.
"Kodachrome" (failed SPSF merger) painted 7497 still has its air baffles attached to the handrails on the rear of the unit.
The high priority Los Angeles, CA to Willow Springs intermodal train has no problem making it up the two percent grade of Cajon Pass at Blue Cut as hauls over a mile of UPS containers and trailers... (more)
SD45B 5502 fills out this nice A-B-A consist of SDs on an eastbound Santa Fe train passing the Mormon Rocks. The train has just passed under Highway 138.