Union Pacific helpers 3648 and 3467 are shoving hard on a westbound coal train at the Frost Crossover on Cajon Pass. Underneath the helpers in the distance is the headend of the train as it works ... (more)
The city of Los Angeles provides a nice backdrop for Amtrak maintenance...
A UP manifest curves into the early morning sun above Bealville at the site of old tunnel 6 that was delighted some years ago.
Tehachapi's greatest show on rails slowly weaves its way in and out of the curves in Allard on a spring afternoon. A passing storm system begins to clear as this UP QRVWC manifest battles up the h... (more)
Obvious HeritageMKMX SD45 5373 and Santa Fe SD40-2 5052 switch out some cars in Fullerton, California, on December 1st, 1997. The Morrison-Knudsen engine was built as ATSF 5621, an... (more)
An Amtrak Capitol skirts the coast line on a threatening day.
BNSF No.8099 leads an eight engine headend with a Mixed Manifest through the former site of tunnel 2. Snow still covers Wrightwood in late April.
Westbound Union Pacific mixed manifest swings around Sullivans Curve on the Palmdale Cutoff bound for Colton.
The conductor and engineer on the SP 9172 watch as we roll by on the Amtrak Mountain Outin Special up Tehachapi Pass. With the re-alignment of the siding, this view of the large distance between ... (more)
Three new Union Pacific GE ET44AC (ET44AH) locomotives work southbound through the multiple curves at Cable, California, climbing Tehachapi Pass on March 1, 2016.
One Month OldThe rising sun illuminates Union Pacific SD70ACe 9004 at the railroad's Dolores Yard (in Carson, California) on April 25th, 2016. Built by EMD in Mexico in March 2016,... (more)
End of the Month ... And End of the LineOn the inaugural run of Southern Pacific's Coast Daylight #99, on March 21st, 1937, the fireman was M. J. Crowley. Thirty-seven years... (more)
The old loading pier for San Francisco Belt to deliver cars to NW Pacific by ferry. Still stands as a part of SF Pier history.
Eastbound BNSF ES44DC No. 7238 on main 1, meets westbound UP SD70ACe No. 8826 on main 2 with a mixed manifest, while on main 3 a BNSF stack is just clearing HWY 138 overpass.
ARZC eastbound train 807 near old ghost town of Archer