Quite a thrill watching a Z train snaking along the Sacramento River from a perch above Gibson Siding at 7:05 PM. The long streak through the hill is I-5.
UP's ZLCBR drops downgrade from tunnel #1 in the early morning and will soon be passing through the Horseshoe curve at Caliente.
UP 4849 turns on to the home stretch at sunrise, racing towards Bakersfield, after meeting a BNSF manifest train at Bena.
Early morning finds the ZBRLC working through Sandcut as it heads into the Tehachapi's.
UP 1996 and two brand new C45ACCTEs lead the ZLCBR, as it rolls downgrade between Tunnel 1 and 2, near Caliente.
On a foggy morning in the lower San Joaquin Valley, the northbound ZLCBR heads out of the siding Cawelo on the UP's Fresno Sub.
Approaching the siding at Delfar on the UP's Fresno Sub is the Southern Pacific heritage engine on the point of the northbound ZLCBR trailer train bound for Portland, Oregon.
Rio Grande heritage SD70ACe 1989 leads the northbound ZLCBR at Irrigosa, several miles north of Fresno.
After a derailment at Caliente, this very late z train is the first train to get a green signal, notice the solid warbonnet consist in the distant???