UP's Coast Sub hosts some great opportunity for bagging freight traffic... when it runs. San Luis Obispo is visible in the background as this northbound autorack begins it's attack on Cuesta's 2% ... (more)
Eastbound stacker rolls out of scenic Afton Cyn, in the approach to Basin on UP's Cima Sub.
A local from Guadalupe rolls over the Gaviota Trestle in the last light of day.
An auto train makes it way up Cuesta Grade through the horseshoe curve on UP's Coast Sub.
I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I started the hike for this shot... I bagged this at the east end of Afton Cyn, along UP's Cima Subdivision. This is BNSF's coal drag enroute to... (more)
When looking at the backdrop, one would think the photographer was half tanked... but it's just some of what traffic gets to encounter, as it traverses the topography on UP's Cima Subdivision.
Removal of Southern Pacific's old searchlight signals continues along the Santa Barbara Sub. Sunset seems appropriate to define the closing of this era...
Eastbound manifest rolling thru E Truckee gets the slow order for track maintenance, as it descends down Donner Pass headed toward Reno NV.
Southbound dropping down off the Gateway Sub on the approach towards Keddie.
One can see the rafters in the river below as they float downstream with this eastbound manifest, as it heads toward Sparks NV, on the Roseville Sub. We stayed at a cool campground in the RV acros... (more)
Westbound UP manifest caught running at water level through the Feather River Cyn on UP's Canyon Sub.
Westbound near Belden running downstream with the Feather River Cyn on UP's Canyon Sub.
Leaving BNSF's Gateway Sub, this manifest crosses the Keddie Wye as it starts it's trek west on UP's Canyon Sub, beggining it's decent down the Feather River Canyon.
A sweeet old bridge arches over the Brooklyn, as Espee Heritage leads the way down Metrolink's Valley Sub. This overpass is located adjacent to the junction of Agua Dulce and Soledad Cyn.
Coast Starlight detour train #11 rolls south through Mojave Yard on Union Pacific's Mojave Subdivision. The reroute was due to bridge replacement in Santa Barbara, CA.