Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern SD40-2 #6414 is a long way from its Midwestern home as it leads Arizona & California train 708 off the ARZC Parker Subdivision at Cadiz. Here, the crew will swap train... (more)
The westbound Guadalupe Hauler comes out of Santa Susana Pass with an SD70ACe leader and 73 cars on a gorgeous Monday afternoon.
Power off a 72 car grain train for 4th Street Yard runs lite back down the River Sub to East LA, with the Los Angeles River and City skyline providing the backdrop.
A brand new GEVO runs lite up the Saugus Line to Acton, presumably to rescue a disabled freight around Soledad Canyon.
The Sunday LOF41 Day Bud switcher makes a rare afternoon appearence as it splits the CP-Lockheed signals at the Bob Hope Airport station on its way back to Gemco with a small cut of autos from LAT... (more)
Evening autos head down the Coast Line as rare (for this region) storm clouds offer a dramatic appearance against the Pacific Ocean.
The Guadalupe Hauler makes it's twice a week trek northward up the ex-SP Coast Line with a four-pack of SD60Ms up front.
The Triple Seven charges out of the station at Ventura and begins it's trip along the namesake stretch of the Coast Line with the usual Surfliner set in tow.
An ex-Southern Pacific AC4400 leads a Mexico-bound AMPEPR auto train into Ventura on its trip down the Coast Line at last light as fishermen go about their day oblivious to the train's passage.
IEWLBX prepares to enter its final destination of ICTF with a colorful KCS-CN-UP lashup at CP-Alameda.
The Leesdale Local sails west through Moorpark with a couple 60-series variants and 37 cars for Oxnard.
UP's "Day Bud" local LOF41 13 heads west through Santa Susana Pass with an ex-Western Pacific GP40-2 leading another geep and single NS boxcar bound for Stock Building Supply in Simi Val... (more)
Amtrak 507 heads south through Oregon City with Mt. Hood looming in the background and Willamette Falls providing a nice foreground scene.
BNSF's "Wishram Local" R-NWE8441-19T heads east through the Columbia River Gorge on the Washington side of the River with a pair of ex-Burlington Northern units, the leader still retaini... (more)
PNWR 664-18 rounds the curve at Canby in last light. This train typically uses Portland & Western rails on this stretch, but a very late departure necessitated a "straight shot" (they en... (more)