The thundering power of three GE locomotives dragging an intermodal train up the Yampai Summit echoes throughout this lonely landscape. A lightning show in the distance has signified the monsoonal... (more)
BNSF 7437 eases into the S-curve at Nelson as it leads a westbound stack train through the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Arizona. The tail end of the S LBLCLO1 13A can be seen in the distance as ... (more)
The Union Pacific "Brooklyn Trailers" wind their way around the World Famous Tehachapi Loop on the clear summer day. This train is bringing up the rear of a southbound string and soon tr... (more)
On the Res. A BNSF stack train snakes its way through the small town of Peach Springs, AZ as it heads west along the Seligman Subdivision. The town of Peach Springs is located along a lon... (more)
The Zephyr Returns. On Father's Day of 2015, a recreation of the famous California Zephyr traveled roundtrip from Oakland to Portola. The train consisted of four stainless steal rail cars,... (more)
An intermodal train comes cruising into Peach Springs as it travels across the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Western Arizona. Clouds to the east are bringing thunderstorms to the Flagstaff area.
A massive 3x2x1 stack train traverses the rocky outcrops between Crozier Canyon and Valentine, Arizona as it heads west along the BNSF Transcon. Historic Route 66 follows much of the rail line bet... (more)
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 ex Cotton Belt GP60 sits right outside the Redding Amtrak Station on a sunny winter morning. Its always nice to see something besides yellow along the UP Valley Subdivision.
The eastbound Canyon Flyer has gotten a late start out of Oroville as it begins to climb the UP Canyon Subdivision. Nearing last light near Kramm means a long, dark trip up to Portola.
Union Pacific 9926 leads the northbound Redding Turn out of Chico, California as a snow capped Mount Lassen looms in the distance.
A lengthy double stack train snakes its way through the depths of the Feather River Canyon as it heads through Poe, California. This train was detoured due to track work on Donner Pass.