Amtrak San Joaquin 716 creeps through the S-curves in Ballico, California, because of a report that a crossing gate had been struck by a truck not long because this Oakland to Bakersfield t... (more)
After meeting an Amtrak San Joaquin, a Santa Fe eastbound roars out of the siding at Ballico, CA. It appears only the first two 4-axle units are working, as no exhaust is coming from the freshly r... (more)
A hot 991 train roars across the Merced River Bridge as it speeds through a large, sweeping curve on its 55-hour journey to Chicago.
Amtrak California San Joaquin train 715 is seen rolling northwesterly towards Stockton through Ballico, California late in the afternoon on June 28.
SF30C 9560 leads a 199 through a sweeping curve "railroad" west of Ballico and the Merced River as it speeds northward through the San Joaquin Valley.
A Santa Fe merchandise train rolls along a lengthy fill between the corn fields and almond orchards that surround the Merced River.
In a torrential downpour, a 199 train roars through a sharp curve west of Ballico, seemingly undeterred by the raging weather around it.
A hot Santa Fe 991 train led by three EMD GP60Ms crosses the Merced River Bridge on its way to Chicago.
Santa Fe 7441 East roars out of Ballico siding after meeting a westbound Amtrak San Joaquin.