As the sun sets on the Sonoran Desert, a westbound vehicle train roars out of Benson, attacking the hill that tops out at Mescal.
Doing every bit of 79 mph, a westbound San Joaquin races through the town of Hughson in the San Joaquin Valley.
As darkness falls, an eastbound hotshot out of Lathrop, CA, lights up the slide fence in Serpentine Canyon.
A hot 199 train accelerates off the Orwood Bridge just as the sun sets over the San Joaquin Delta.
At sunset, an SP stack train out of the ICTF heads east on the Sunset Route at Kinter, AZ.
Early in the morning as a 991 train crosses the sagging mile-long trestle between Orwood and Middle River, a water skier passes by, enjoying the brisk waters of the San Joaquin Delta. In the dista... (more)
A huge Lockheed aircraft parts car heads west on an SP freight climbing the Palmdale-Colton Cut-off. The car is likely headed for the Lockheed facility located between Palmdale and Lancaster, CA.
A short vehicle train accelerates out of Stockridge under a cloud of exhaust after getting a green from the Tucson Yardmaster.
A Santa Fe pig train makes its way up and around the Loop as it heads east. The cross atop the hill at the Loop's center is a memorial to those railroaders who have given their lives in the servic... (more)
A UP westbound lights up the right of way as it pierces tunnel 9 in the Feather River Canyon.
An eastbound BNSF stack train passes beneath a classic Santa Fe signal bridge on the Arizona Divide.
Amtrak No. 5 winds its way through a reverse curve as it comes down the western slope of Donner Pass.
An eastbound intermodal train roars through the gargantuan cut at West Perrin on the Williams-Crookton Line Relocation.
A pair of C&NW Dash 9s pulls a westbound APL stack train bound for the Port of Oakland.