Stopped by an emergency brake application, a westbound manifest on the Shasta Route cools its heels in the Butte Valley.
Because a train is stalled ahead due to a UDE, the hotshot LABRF's path to the next crew change at Klamath Falls is blocked. While the train waits it out, the conductor is going to the Mt Hebron ... (more)
Thanks to some mechanical ailment, the tunnel motor leading this westbound lumber drag is putting out a plume of smoke worthy of a steam locomotive. There was once a siding here named Jerome.
Happily humming, three large electric motors pump water to strawberry fields at sunset, while 12 larger electric motors power a northbound Union Pacific manifest train through Mt. Hebron, Californ... (more)
Not much sunlight left, but enough to glint the head end of this northbound as it raced through a field of recently planted strawberries.
As the 7810 brings its train up to the Mt Hebron Road crossing search light signals still protect the west (south) end of Mt Hebron, but perhaps not for much longer. The train will make a right t... (more)