A westbound Santa Fe freight slams across the diamonds at Colton, home still (at this time) to the wooden Colton Tower, which controls the Santa Fe / Southern Pacific crossing. The ATSF train is ... (more)
Upon reaching the summit of Cajon Pass, at Highland (on SP's Palmdale Cutoff), this westbound SP train had to stop and line the switch to enter the siding for a meet. Cotton Belt SD45 8980 and th... (more)
A Southern Pacific westbound approaches the large West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, with a typically eclectic late-1970s consist that includes U33C, SD40T-2, SD45 and SD45T-2 models. I... (more)
Running with a clean stack, which is probably a disappointment to the Pentrex cameraman, Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 hustles the special to the Grand Canyon westbound through the Victorville Narrows in so... (more)
The Santa Fe heritage at BNSF Railway's San Bernardino Yard is evident as Metrolink F59PHI 857 gets ready to depart the station shoving its train to Los Angeles, California. The big smokestack is... (more)
A westbound curves up the Sandpatch grade passing Mance siding
Transfer run, with C&O caboose
What appears to be the shortest and most overpowered Pacific Surfliner climbs the grade in Rose Canyon in San Diego, California, on May 30, 2009. The train's purpose? It was a Rescue trai... (more)
Check out the sky--storm light on the way!
Hard to get more dramatic light!
South Shore M.U 41 heads west down 11th Street in Michigan City.
Headed for the Alexandria Sub crossing
Two "Red Barns" tucked in behind the GEs