The sun is setting on a long day as the crew ties down the power on a Union Pacific Officers Special.
The private Car Montana built as a Tap Lounge for light dining and bar service on the 1947 Sreamlined Olympian Hiawatha, brings up the markers on No.14 the Coast Starlight.
Not far from the summit at Tehachapi, a BNSF unit grainer climbing southbound, meets a northbound BNSF Z with stacks and TOFC drifting downhill.
A Herzog work train is delivered to Ventura Ca. to help with the clean up of the many mud flows as a result of heavy rains on the Santa Barbara Sub.
A BNSF grainer rolls around the horseshoe curve at Caliente and is about tackle the 2% grade to the summit at Tehachapi.
Ducking under Hwy 58, a BNSF unit Grainer winds out of Keene and into Woodford.
A southbound BNSF Z has come the through the Tehachapi Mountains and is rolling across the High Desert towards Mojave.
Setting up for the days work of rail replacement on the Mojave Sub.
Servicing the Harsco Rail Renewal Train after a days work. The train can replace crossties and both rails at the same time.
Doing the two step. A work train takes to the siding for a meet with two Pacific Surfliners. With NB Amtrak No.769 holding the Main, the conductor of the work train is on the ground to watch, as S... (more)
There is a lot of work being done on the Coastline these days. A work train rolls southbound to a work site at MP 381to unload supplies.
A Norfolk Southern engine Pushes on the rear of a southbound BNSF Double Stack going up the western slope of the Tehachapi Mountains through the Woodford Block.
Oil on the coast. The oil cans from the San Ardo oil fields to the north travel by rail past Venecos Oil Pier which serve's the Oil Platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel.
A clean looking No. 71 along with the Salute to Veterans Unit leads the westbound No.14, the Coast Starlight, on the advertised.
A Sunday morning appearance of the Oil Cans heading into Ventura Ca. They are usually a overnight movement.