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.
After a harsh rain storm hit Southern California, the San Gabriel Mountain Range finally had a good amount of snow on them. Which made for a perfect view inside of the BNSF California Division Chr... (more)
UP's Global 3 to Oakland Stacker battling the harsh conditions near Donner Summit. Notice the last active searchlight bridge on Donner Pass in the background. Brrrrrr!
There was a lot of activity in the departure yard of Union Pacific's West Colton yard on a rainy night. A crew is working on BNSF 7703 to prepare it for departure to Barstow.
Heading back down Cajon Pass, BNSF 8169 brings up the rear of the 2014 Christmas Train as it heads for San Bernardino.
BNSF 8179 is the west facing unit on this years Christmas Train as it passes Hill 582 in Cajon Pass.
BNSF's 2014 Southern California Christmas Train climbs Cajon Pass as it heads for Summit.
I stopped by Pepper Ave. after my class and found this old switcher working in the GATX Railroad facility.
A Z-train speeds through Modesto, CA at speeds of up to 70MPH.
ACE F40PH-3C #3102 shoves ACE Train #04 out of Santa Clara/Great America Station.
UP 8149 sits on one of the yard tracks in the departure yard for the Union Pacific West Colton yard.