UP 2846 East departs WP's Portola Yard. The conductor will throw a switch to allow the eastbound to get onto the main line.
The engineer of FCP train No. 1, El Costeno, talks to his dispatcher as his passenger train climbs through the mountainous region north of Guadalajara.
At dusk, the caboose light of a westbound freight leaves a red trail as the train heads for Bakersfield.
Photographer Dave Stanley scurries back to the photographer's Plymouth Valiant after getting a shot of a Santa Fe York Canyon Coal Train at Martinez Spur on Cajon Pass.
At sunset as the shadows creep eastward, a UP westbound accelerates after meeting a stack train at Hawley.
As shadows start to encroach in this part of the canyon, UP 3260 East threads the tunnels.
UP Centennial No. 6927 leans into the curve at Martinez Spur as it leads an eastbound manifest up Cajon's eastern slope.
Santa Fe, UPS and a crane company team up to get damaged UPS trailers stuffed with packages off the ground after a 991 train derailed several loads. Reported cause was a rail that simply turned on... (more)
Eight GP40-2s lead a hot westbound through West Palm Springs with an empty Kaiser ore train in the hole.
A westbound Santa Fe pig train passes the old yard. In the distance, the old shops appear to be still active judging from the diesel exhaust rising from that location.
At dusk, UP 9773 races westward through the Sonoran Desert.
Alligator No. 5162 works the Eugene hump.
Various locomotives, both from EMD and GE, undergo repairs in Burnham Shops.
Two new locomotives, one a Dash 9 and the other a Dash 8, pull a westbound Santa Fe pig train across the Alhambra Valley near sunset on the Muir Trestle.