Every year the local High School in Tracy has a firework display. While pretty small, at around 115 fireworks launched and lasting just 15 minutes, where else will you find a California Northern G... (more)
After a weekend of rain & clouds we are treated to a full week of beautiful weather and taking the main stage would have to be Mt. Rainier. Showing us while Trains are very big, some things are ju... (more)
On the pilot of Utah Railway 5001, one of six MK-50-3 built, Engineer Adam Pinales snaps a photo on his camera phone, of an overturned Chevrolet SUV, to send to his Father. The driver of the overt... (more)
Running at zero point five miles per hour, while loading up on coal.
At just over 98 feet 5 inches and weighing in at 545,432 lbs, Union Pacific 6936 leads a Passenger Special up the California Coast line, where it will spend the night in Oakland before heading bac... (more)
Sanders ON and just creeping upgrade to the summit doesn't stop this crew from having a little fun, those with Eagle eye's can spy a Naked Blonde in the cab.
A set of private cars tag along on the rear of #6. What a view they must have!
Union Pacific 6936 heads a Passenger Special up the California Coast line on a very cloudy, cold, and windy day in San Jose, California.
UP Challenger 3985 waits on the siding for four North bound frieghts. This one having six BNSF dash 9s! Four being warbonnets!
BNSF 7418 is just minutes away from Bakersfield California and there is just a hint of sunset left in the sky as nightfall arrives. 1/16th of a sec @ 48MPH.
Like a Centurion or Guardian, there is a cantilever signal bridge at each entrance into the Tehachapi Railroad Pass. They stand guard, day and night, anchoring the entrances to the Tehachapi Pass ... (more)
Sumpter Valley RY Narrow Gauge 2-8-2 Number 19 Starts it's climb toward the town of Sumpter.
A loaded Union Pacific coal freight meets an empty Utah Railway freight at Gilluly.