UP 3423 leads a train of auto racks through Cajon Pass, into the setting sun, in 2000.
The Turn at 106 - A whimsical late afternoon view of one of the seemingly infinite turns in the tracks that span the Carrizo Gorge on the desert line. (This line is currently under an e... (more)
777 sails through Moorpark behind a single P42. F59's are normally the power for this train.
LOF67 holds at CP MADERA for an eastbound Metrolink in the late evening.
UP 6571 leads the westbound Roper out of Tunnel 38 at Cisco as it works its way down Donner Pass.
Espee's train #98 the COAST DAYLIGHT being serviced and crew change at San Luis Obispo. Alco PA-1 #6063 former Texas & New Orleans (SP)#204 unit renumbered in 1959. Photo taken from my slide coll... (more)
An eastbound grain train notches up as it makes its way through Norden
(Emigrant Gap, California, not Nevada)
The ZG2OA gets moving again after flagging the signal at CP RV171 (Switch 9). The new priority UPS Z train only has six cars on this Sunday morning. This ar... (more)
This BNSF double-stack train passes the Emeryville Amtrak station en route to Oakland.
The rays of the rising sun have just reached the BNSF's rails in the Mojave Desert as an eastbound stack train clears Fenner and will soon be cresting the summit at Goffs.
An eastbound stack train has just crested Ash Hill. The crew change point at Needles still lies 107 miles ahead across the Mojave Desert.
The very first ZG2OA to run comes flying through Davis, California as it heads for its final destination of Oakland. This train runs super short from Sparks to Oakland. Union Pacific is testing we... (more)
On a clear January afternoon, two pristine new ES44C4's lead a westbound stack train up Goffs Hill. Most of the trip across the Mojave Desert still lies ahead.
The "Z-alt-nuby" has arrived! Once the conductor has finished removing the ETD, they will shove back, spot the cars, and cut away with the power and head for Richmond.
The crew has changed poles and 52 is ready to head back to the museum