Here in Maricopa County, Arizona we typically get Monsoon storms in the summer time when cold fronts mix with our extreme heat. Also, we tend to get dust storms (haboobs) which originate from the ... (more)
An empty bare table train makes good time as they are only a few miles from Yuma. Here the 10 unit consist passes over the siding switch at Fortuna. Fortuna is the 1st siding eastbound outside of ... (more)
With a pair of Union Pacific widecabs on the point, 64D departs Portsmouth and passes through Sciotoville on a nice August afternoon.
QWCTU departs West Colton with a GEVO shoving at the hind end for the trip to Tucson.
Progress on the much discussed Colton Flyover appears to be moving right along. It looks like the eastern approach has been completed up to the current location of the existing diamond. Prep work ... (more)
Note the summit of San Gorgonio Mountain, Southern California's tallest, peaking into the extreme left of the frame.
On a very cold but clear afternoon in Tooele Valley, Union Pacific's North Platte, NE to West Colton, CA drag manifest sinks it's teeth into the grade along the Lynndyl Subdivision approaching War... (more)
Here's a dramatic image made possible via the compression of a telephoto lens. Union Pacific's MNPWC freight ascends Erda Hill while 8,747 ft. Kessler Peak keeps a watchful eye on the Salt Lake Va... (more)
With the rugged Oquirrh Mountains in the background, Union Pacific's North Platte, NE to West Colton, CA manifest climbs Erda Hill in Utah's Tooele Valley.
A very clean UP 7648 leads a stack train past the grain elevator at Ancona.
A quartet of factory fresh GEVOs rolls past the railfan park and into the sunset on Good Friday
A new UP C45ACCTE drags three BNSF Dash 9's behind it running elephant style down the Cajon Pass on it's maiden voyage west.
OK this is strange! A new UP C45ACCTE on it's maiden voyage west. Now either BNSF has kidnapped this engine and is running it, or UP has kidnapped three BNSF engines. Hard to say but it's nice and... (more)