On a beautiful late spring afternoon, SP 4449 pulls an excursion train in the return leg of a round trip from Portland to Wishram and back.
On a beautiful fall day, former Southern Pacific, now Yolo Shortline, 0-6-0 #1233 leads an excursion train across the Yolo Causeway between Woodland and West Sacramento.
Ex-SP 4449 speeds west across Horsethief Lake, on its way back to Portland, from Wishram.
UP 3985 climbs the short hill south of Oroville, on it's way to Roseville from Portola.
A colorful post-merger consist leads an eastbound freight train down Reverse Hill, in south-central Idaho.
BNSF 4735 leads an eastbound autorack train downgrade, just east of the summit of Ash Hill.
BNSF 4716 leads it's train west, out of a spring thunderstorm. BNSF was in such a need for power that this engine was released into service without its full striping.
Hey Modelers...Ever need a detailed picture of the underbody of an SD40-2? Unfortunately, on April 5, 1999, a BNSF mishap provided you with the view you needed.
Oops! Somebody should probably tell the helper crew that you shouldn't put empty flat cars between the helpers and loaded lumber cars.
Factory fresh UP 8371, heads south past Castle Crag, at Castella.
The conductor of UP 5817 North, gives a roll-by to the UP 5808 South, at Dunsmuir Yard.
The sun has just risen on the Mojave Desert, as ATSF 539 East catches the first rays of daylight on BNSF's Needles Subdivision, during the Fall of 2000.
California Western 2-8-2 #45 leads the morning train back into the yard at Fort Bragg, during Labor Day weekend 2003.
Yreka Western's MRS-1 #244 trundles along through the Northern California countryside on its way back to Yreka from Montague
After switching the town of Snowflake, Az, the Apache Railway heads north up a steep grade from Snowflake Jct, on its way to Holbrook. If you look closely, you can almost see the rattle snakes sli... (more)