Simmering quietly at the Fullerton depot, ATSF 3751 builds pressure before being capped off for the night in preparation for the following day's Fullerton Railroad Days display.
Banking towards the western portal of Tunnel 27, UP 6522 leads a detouring West Colton to Klamath Falls train off the floor of the San Fernando Valley and into Santa Susana Pass as it heads for th... (more)
As storm clouds loom in the background with rain just hours away, SP 3100 catches some sweet, late afternoon light as it backs into one of the equipment sheds at the Orange Empire Railroad Museum.... (more)
With its time assisting the Pacific Surfliners throughout Southern California complete, CDTX 2051 prepares to head home to Oakland the following day as it is seen prior to back down on top of the ... (more)
Slowing on its approach to the original Southern Pacific depot now used by Amtrak in Santa Barbara, Amtrak 761 prepares to stop with pieces of extra equipment on the rear assisting in the massive ... (more)
Running around its train of two empty center beams at Santa Susana, the power for this morning's edition of the LOF41 hustles past the railroad museum here as the engineer gives a big wave from th... (more)
With a pair of Northern California cars and CDTX 2051 on the point, Amtrak 782 hustles into Emma Wood State Beach and under Pacific Coast Highway No. 1 as it skirts the Pacific Ocean this afternoo... (more)
North Meets South. For a few minutes, tension filled the air at Ventura as worried passengers on the platform feared that there might not be enough room to fit everyone on this morning's ed... (more)
For the first time in 15 years, Santa Fe 3751 has been split in two (the engine and tender, that is) as the San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society prepares to embark on the locomotive's second... (more)
The beautiful private car Cyrus K. Holiday cools its heels on the rear of the detouring southbound Coast Starlight as it changes crews at the original Southern Pacific depot in Bakersfield prior t... (more)
Amtrak 11 departs San Luis Obispo with the last ride of the Pacific Parlour Cars riding mid-train like usual this afternoon.
A KC-135 makes its final approach to Nelis Air Force Base as UP 4404 rests between switching duties just north of Arrolime in the late afternoon light.
After meeting the Boron local at Jimgrey, BNSF 5242 brings its eastbound manifest one step closer to Barstow as it hustles through the Mojave Desert community of Hinkley.
A touch of black and white takes us back to the early 1900's as a pair of crew members discuss the next switch moves in front of Nevada Northern locomotives No. 40 and No. 93. Thanks to Steve Cris... (more)
Leaning into the curve as it banks toward the Lackawanna Ave. grade crossing, Nevada Northern No. 93 puts on a show as it barks upgrade with the wrecking train in tow.