Not a good way to start the afternoon. A UP trim job derailed earlier that afternoon. Several cars are off the ground and the tracks are torn up. Several trains waiting to leave to leave the yard ... (more)
Sporting a fresh new paint job, UP 1995 leads the KG4LB down San Timiteo Canyon on the Yuma Sub.
Becoming a rare sight these days. A former Southern Pacific AC4400W is put on point of this Long Beach bound coal train. As traffic built up on the Cajon Pass, this train was slow rolling down the... (more)
It's been 2 years since NS 1074 first came to California, 1074 made its second visit since 2015 back to Southern California but this time going to Los Angeles
Running almost 5 hours late, Southern Pacific 4449 runs through Bingen, WA at track speed on its journey to Bend, OR
On the final leg of the Oregon Trunk section, SP 4449 rounds the curve slowly making its way to the Wishram bridge that will allow the train to enter Washington.
After exiting the loop, BNSF 6722 begins the steep descent down the last part of the Tehachapi Pass toward Caliente and Bealeville.
After exiting the Tehachapi pass, BNSF 6722 rounds the curve as it enters Ilmon, CA just outside of Bakersfield, CA.
Running about 4 and a half hours late. Amtrak #3 descends down the Cajon Pass with the Phase IV Heritage unit, Amtrak 184.
On the return from Searles, half the power was cut allowing this former Southern Pacific tunnel motor to lead the empty string of hoppers back to Trona.
The conductor is ecstatic to see us as she and engineer bring NS 8114 out of the canyon and into the Inland Valley
A station master and one of the passengers have a little chat in in front of the locomotive before the man continues on his trip eastward to Arizona.
As part of the photo shoot dating to the "Wartime Era". The SBRHS brought several volunteers dressed in Military clothing. In this photo, the crew of Santa Fe 3751 open the valves to let... (more)