Oakdale local passes through Escalon California returning to Stockton.
Amtrak California's San Joaquin highballs through the quiet zone of Escalon, CA between Stockton and Modesto Amtrak stations. With smog in the air, there was a very red sunset behind the train.
BNSF 4729 leads this eastbound auto train through Escalon on the Stockton Sub.
The crews exchange waves as Santa Fe trains meet a few miles east of Stockton, California, on September 14th, 1979. The westbound train is led by a pair of GP30s (3231 is on the point) and a U36C... (more)
An eastbound San Joaquin catches a ray of sunlight in front of a looming storm.
The northern end of the San Joaquin Valley is alive as UP's Tidewater Local passes by one of the many orchards of blossoming almond trees and bee boxes full of bees pollinating them on a beautiful... (more)
BNSF 4039 and the long Q-RICALT come flying through the California Valley near Escalon on the BNSF Stockton Subdivision. This train will try and keep up with the hot Z-NBYWSP and make it to the si... (more)
Amtrak California Cabcar #8305 leads the 712 south on the BNSF Stockton Subdivision towards it's next stop, Modesto, CA.
Here comes the UPS Train! BNSF 5191 and the hot Z-NBYWSP race through the farm fields of the central valley as they approach Escalon, CA on the BNSF Stockton Subdivision. I took this on a rather c... (more)
A hot westbound Z train rolls past a group of almond trees that are in full bloom in the San Joaquin Valley of California.
A BNSF transfer rolls west from the yard at Riverbank, back to the yard at Stockton. The almond blossoms are in full bloom on this beautiful winter day.
On the morning of the famed slideshow "Winterail", a hot Eastbound Z train screams through the flatlands of the San Joaquin Valley, while the tracks are still lined with old ATSF code line.
On the day of Winterail, a Southbound San Joaquin from Sacramento rolls into the morning sunrise with one of the State of California's finest EMD F59PHI's doing the dirty work with a clear signal ... (more)
On a nice March afternoon, three GE's hustle a Westbound Z train through the rolling vineyards of the San Joaquin Valley.
Hay! BNSF 4116 and 3 of her GE classmates scream by at 70MPH leading a Z train in sweet light.