Eastbound Amtrak train No. 6, the California Zephyr, drifts downhill from Donner Pass to Reno Nevada, the next stop.
A detoured manifest winds its way out of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and into the foothills near James, California. The bridge off to the left supports both rail and automobile traffic over Lake O... (more)
A tiny westbound Z train flies through the marsh lands just east of Benicia, California as it heads for the Port of Oakland. In the distance lies the town of Fairfield.
Union Pacific 5390 leads a hot Z train past the south switch of the Silverthorn Siding near Redding, California. The searchlight signal which stands nearby will soon be removed, and replaced by PT... (more)
On a rainy fall morning, a westbound BNSF manifest skirts along the banks of the Feather River as it rolls through Pulga, California.
An eastbound BNSF Railway double-stack train, Z-SBDWSP7-26A (Priority UPS-LTL Intermodal; San Bernardino CA to Willow Springs IL), rounds the curve at the east end of Silverwood as it approaches t... (more)
Union Pacific ES44AC 8185 appears to have grown a mustache! (UP calls these C45AH.)
Westbound double stacks drift down the western slope of Donner Pass and under the signal bridge at Yuba Gap.
Rolling through Cajon, California, (under hot and humid monsoonal skies) is BNSF train Z-WSPLAC9-24A (Priority UPS-LTL Intermodal; Willow Springs IL to Los Angeles CA) that features a break from t... (more)
A Fremont Bound BART Train Arrives at the Bay Fair BART Station.
Climbing up the East side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains through the Truckee River Canyon to Donner Pass, is Amtrak No. 5 the California Zephyr. A good view of the railway can be seen from Interst... (more)
A northbound Z train working up the hill through Andesite in the evening with some striking scenery to boot!
Amtrak Heritage unit 156 leads a tardy westbound Southwest Chief down Cajon Pass at Keenbrook.
MET job heading for SP interchange yard in Modesto
Former Mount Hood power sits in Watsonville with the IC inspired F9's on the left.