I posted another picture from this same location taken a few days earlier, and it was completely different. Here we have a short train and hazy late afternoon light, not to mention cows. The loc... (more)
Crossing the mud flats, a 56 car train approaches Brazos heading for interchange with the Cal Northern at Lombard. The covered hoppers are empties returning from the industries near Petaluma, and ... (more)
NWP 1501 waits for the Brazos Bridge to lower so the guys can bring the train to the interchange at Lombard.
June 24th, 2018
NWP 1501, 1922, and train wait at Brazos while the bridge tender lowers the bridge (behind me) so they can proceed to the California Northern Railroad Interchange at Napa Junction on a beautiful D... (more)
Crossing the Napa River on the famed Brazos drawbridge, newly acquired Northwestern Pacific MP15 NWP 1501 leads a short train on a rare Wednesday run home from the California Northern at Lombard. ... (more)
On Northwestern Pacific rails, the NASCAR Special to Sonoma Raceway passes through the Napa Sonoma Marsh and Wildlife Area. . This is the only passenger service to use these rails all year.
On California Northern rails, the NASCAR Special to Sonoma Raceway passes through a small community along the Napa River at a blistering 10 MPH. Local folks turn out to watch the train pass. This ... (more)
SD9's and a clear winter day make for great photography of the NWP Sprint Train, scene here at Brazos near Lombard Yard.