A Salt Lake City to Long Beach intermodal train rides over rival BNSF rails as it exercises long-standing trackage rights.
ISCLB heads through the narrows just north of Victorville.
Eastbound stack train near Biggs in the Columbia River Gorge. A recent fire burned a large amount of acreage.
Off the siding near the eponymous town of Tie Siding, WY, elephant-style horsepower ducks toward the rathole of Hermosa Tunnels.
Three UP GEVOs (C45ACCTEs #5368 and #5409 and ES44AC #7607) lead a manifest through Antelope. The train has just pulled out of the JR Davis Yard in Roseville heading for West Colton under the symb... (more)
The sun sets in California's San Joaquin Valley as a UP manifest rolls under the signal bridge at Quantico just north of downtown Bakersfield. A replacement color light has already been installed,... (more)
The MWCRV rolls towards Edison minutes before sunset on a warm dusty afternoon.
UP 5368 South tied up the south track at Caliente for most of the daylight hours after breaking the coupler on the trailing locomotive in the consist. Turns out helper unit #5325 was not working ... (more)
The crisp winds of October herald a change in seasons, leaving me longing for warm, sunny days. Back in spring, when the hills were bright green and the flowers were blooming, two DPUs lean agains... (more)
This westbound manifest is heading to California
In this view from above Caliente, UP 5368 negotiates the sharp horseshoe curve in the valley below.
This was one of the best days of railfanning I've ever had. The only thing missing was a UP heritage engine!
A quintent of UP engines descend Tehachapi, between Tunnel One and Two.
Three UP lashup's hanging out at the north end of Dolores Yard.
Two railroaders discuss their plans tonight while brand new #5368 idles in the background on train IDUSE 21.