It’s late on a warm Fall afternoon, as a southbound UP grainer quickly crosses the San Joaquin river. The continuing work to build the high speed rail bridge over the river can be seen behind both... (more)
Pushing the rear of it's Fresno manifest south up the Tehachapi's on a warm summer morning at Marcel.
Deep within the trees of the Sierra foothills, faded armour yellow and warn out UP wings catch the last rays of afternoon sunlight as an east bound manifest, bound for Roper, UT, blasts out of a t... (more)
Clinging to the hill side above Highway 58 is a UP south bound from the intermodal yard in Brooklyn, Oregon. The train is passing through tunnel 14 in the early hours of a near perfect spring morn... (more)
Slowly rolling up Tehachapi's eastern slope, around the big curve at Cameron Road crossing, is UP's long north bound manifest with mostly empties destined for Roseville, CA.
It's difficult to not get identical looking scenes all through the higher Sierras with such a high amount of pine trees all around the UP main lines. Here an eastbound empty grainer climbs the num... (more)
Descending the grade at Emigrant Gap on a freshly fallen snow morning and approaching the start of double track for the rest of the trip down into Roseville.
A UP intermodal from the shipping port of Brooklyn, Oregon curves it's way up through Allard and into the horseshoe in the very early moments of sunlight on this perfect spring morning.
On a warm summer morning, UP 7097 and her Fresno manifest climb the western slope of the Tehachapi's and out of the loop on their way south toward Los Angeles.
Climbing the number 2 track up the Sierra Nevada foothills, on a warm summer morning, tunnel threading between 15 and 16. The Sierra Nevada foothills to me are like paradise on earth for a rail ph... (more)
A UP officer special glides down the pacific coastline just outside of Ventura, CA, in the early hours of a perfect fall day, while surfers enjoy the morning waves.
Catching the day's last rays of sunlight and approaching the UP/BNSF diamonds in south Fresno on a hot summer afternoon.
Exiting tunnel 2, of Tehachapi Pass, and into a pocket of sunlight on this perfect spring afternoon.
Under a misty sky, a southbound UP auto rack train breaks the silence as it sounds for the crossing in Bealville on a late winter afternoon.
The rolling hills of the lower Tehachapi's lie and wait for these 2 Union Pacific locomotives to bring their stack train up and through the twisting 6 miles of rail between Allard, where they're a... (more)