A Santa Fe Warbonnet Dash 9 highballs the L CHI102 under the old searchlights in Toluca.
Horsethief State Park
Quite possibly the last time I'd chase three GE warbonnets together, I thoroughly enjoyed getting sound recordings of the C44-9W, C40-8W, and C41-8W idle together while waiting for an eastbound. ... (more)
Two Warbonnets lead S380-30 through Wellington. In the consist is a rebuilt EMD GeeP for NJT. It has apparently been modified into a "green" locomotive to make it environmentally friendly. Als... (more)
Shot taken right after sunrise from Biggs Junction, OR looking across Columbia River Gorge, trailing unit is sister 629.
A westbound intermodal emerges from Tunnel 9 with a Warbonnet leading the way.
A stacktrain snakes through the curves near Tunnel 2 while an eastbound UP grain train tackles the grade in the background.
625 begins to loop the loop and will be entering Tunnel 9 in a few moments.
After numerous degrees of curvature and several direction changes, 625 has reached Caliente and will be enjoying the fast tangent track west of Bena in a few more minutes.
The effects of many hot, sunny days in the west have taken a toll on the 625's formerly shiny paint job. Even so, it's always nice to see a Warbonnet in '07!
Afternoon lighting continues to get better and better as 625 makes his way across Tehachapi.
Just outside of Tehachapi, a parked UP work train is rapidly passed by this Warbonnet-led pig train.
Westbound stacks thunder past the towering cement plant at Monolith, a facility which appears to be quite busy and a good customer for the railroad.