A workman has just finished washing recently delivered GE U23B No. 2258, and it gleams in the afternoon sun as water still drips off it.
A multi-unit helper assists an eastbound negotiating the tight curves and steep grade at the west end of Bealville. You can just see the red warninig light on a westbound waiting in the siding. In... (more)
Close-up of the SP "Oil Cans". Image shows the relatively large connecting pipe that ran from one tankcar in a set to another. The loaders and unloaders used these pipes to quickly load an entire ... (more)
The conductor of a UP wbd reboards his charge after giving a roll-by to an opposing train. His engineer has his lights on and is waiting for a green signal to pull out of the siding at Red Rock, A... (more)
SP 8305 East accelerates after crossing the Mokelumne River in Lodi as a pig train out of Portland, OR, waits in the siding at Acampo.
Three brand-new GP60Ms lead a westbound intermodal train past the Tosco Oil Refinery.
Workmen prepare to lift the body of SP GP60 No. 9743 off its trucks. The locomotive will then receive a pair of rebuilt trucks in exchange.
UP 2846 East departs WP's Portola Yard. The conductor will throw a switch to allow the eastbound to get onto the main line.
The engineer of FCP train No. 1, El Costeno, talks to his dispatcher as his passenger train climbs through the mountainous region north of Guadalajara.
At dusk, the caboose light of a westbound freight leaves a red trail as the train heads for Bakersfield.
Photographer Dave Stanley scurries back to the photographer's Plymouth Valiant after getting a shot of a Santa Fe York Canyon Coal Train at Martinez Spur on Cajon Pass.
At sunset as the shadows creep eastward, a UP westbound accelerates after meeting a stack train at Hawley.
As shadows start to encroach in this part of the canyon, UP 3260 East threads the tunnels.
UP Centennial No. 6927 leans into the curve at Martinez Spur as it leads an eastbound manifest up Cajon's eastern slope.
Santa Fe, UPS and a crane company team up to get damaged UPS trailers stuffed with packages off the ground after a 991 train derailed several loads. Reported cause was a rail that simply turned on... (more)