A long stack train passes the cement facility at Monolith as it heads towards the Mojave Desert.
The iconic snow cover peak of Mount Shasta looms in the distance as a 100 car QPDRV rumbles down the UP Black Butte Subdivision.
A heavy westbound grain train exits the tunnel at James as it winds its way into the Sacramento Valley. This train is about halfway around the large horseshoe curve.
As wildflowers begin to bloom, UP 2010 (Boy Scout Unit) leads a westbound stack train out of Oroville, California.
The Southern Pacific searchlight signals seem to be falling faster than the golden brown leaves along the Shasta Route. Signal replacement gangs have continued to push north towards Conant. Once t... (more)
On the longest day of the year, a westbound grain train passes the east switch of the Spring Garden siding. Searchlight signals still dominate the UP Canyon Subdivision between Keddie and Portola,... (more)
The loud horn of UP 7765 echoes throughout the Feather River Canyon as it leads a grain train across the bridge at Tobin.
A northbound manifest out of Roseville has been sent via the WP to Binney Junction. As the train races along the UP Sacramento Subdivision, it passes a number of old searchlight signals. The signa... (more)
An Houston-bound stack train thunders across the BNSF Transcon as it travels between Bellemont and Flagstaff, Arizona. The surrounding pine forest makes for a unique southwestern look.
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.