Got Enough Power? Working against the morning light off the Tehachapi Loop, UP 8220 and nine other units, including UP 2001, leads a Long Beach-bound baretable train south.
A westbound Capitol Corridor train from Sacramento,crosses Broadway Street in Oakland as it approaches Jack London Station.
Hustling west towards San Luis Obispo Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 761 passes the junction with the Lompoc Branch at Surf, CA on the former Southern Pacific Coast Line. Bringing up the rear is Amtrak'... (more)
Winter's Professionals prevail. One year ago snow accumulations on California's Sierra Nevada was pushing record numbers, a welcome relief from a handful of well below average years of drought thr... (more)
With the entire length of its train visible, UP 8697 hustles a Roseville-bound manifest up the final miles of grade through Monolith and toward the summit of Tehachapi. Following its crest of the ... (more)
Snaking its way out of Woodford toward the Tehachapi Loop, BNSF 3741 leads the eastbound RICBAR over the two crossings of the Tehachapi Creek here and it negotiates the horseshoe curve here.
Santa Fe 2916 and another GP-35 are pushing hard on cabooses 999031 and 999172 at Sullivan's Curve in Cajon Pass.
Santa Fe 8133 East is in run 8 as it heads up the hill into Sullivan's Curve.
ATSF 5818 East, a hot 991 train, rounds a curve at Christie on the west side of Franklin Canyon. During the SP-ATSF merger era, Santa Fe painted quite a number of SD45-2s into the SPSF paint schem... (more)
On a hot afternoon in August 1988, SP 9380 East, a long drag that appears tp have originated in the Pacific Northwest, climbs through the giant s-curve on the approach to tunnel 2. Cut in mid-trai... (more)
DPUs bring up the rear of a northbound BNSF grain train descending down the Tehachapi Loop in the moments after sunset on a warm summer day.
With the entire length of its train visible from the head-end to the FRED, BNSF 4320 leads a string of empty containers and tractor-trailers over the Tehachapi Loop on its eastbound journey to Los... (more)
A trio of SD70ACe pull the third section of the West Colton to Roseville manifest train through Monolith towards the end of the day along Tehachapi Pass.
With the last half of its train still snaking through Bealville, BNSF 3741 leads this afternoon's edition of the RICBAR out of Tunnel 3 and toward Cliff.
Finding the morning light as it peaks out of Tunnel 10, BNSF 7161 leads a Barstow-bound manifest off the Tehachapi Loop and towards Marcel.