A stark contrast from the snowy, wind-swept images we've seen of 4014 on it's final days of running in 2019 - its hard to think it was only a little more than a month ago that the massive 4-8-8-4 ... (more)
Welcome back to California Big Boy 4014! UP's Big Boy 4014 passes through the old SP location of Mons, where a set of double crossovers once were. It truly was an amazing sight to see a Big Boy cr... (more)
Originally built as a coal burning locomotive, now oil-fired Union Pacific Big Boy locomotive 4014 has just left the Los Angeles Basin and is heading downgrade past the Palm Springs Amtrak Station... (more)
UP's Big Boy steam locomotive rumbles through the desert paradise of Palm Springs, CA on its eastbound trip from West Colton, CA to Yuma, AZ. From there, the steam crew will continue on with their... (more)
UP 3073 leads an empty military flats train headed for Yermo thru Palm Springs.
Union Pacific train ILXG4X 17 stretches out for over a mile (6671', to be exact) as it passes the Palm Springs Amtrak station (back in the trees on the left) in Palm Springs (the railroad calls it... (more)
An SD70M, a pair of GE's, and four Tropicana cars lead an easbound stack train at the Palm Springs Amtrak Station
For all the hoopla surrouding Cajon and Tehachapi Pass in Southern California, it should be noted that the UP Yuma sub is no slouch. This particular morning, the Yuma provided non stop action with... (more)
A UP SD70M leads an interesting group of foreign road units on an eastbound stacker through Palm Springs, CA. Trailing the 70M is a pair of CSX Gevo's sandwiching a Ferromex SD70ACE
A trio of visiting Norfolk Southern engines lead three Union Pacific engines Westbound at W. Palm Springs.
SP #7846 leads four other engines on a Westbound train near Frink with some early model Southern Pacific doublestack cars up front.
CSXT 3386 leads a westbound through Palm Springs in the late afternoon.
Smoking it up as they climb the East side of Beaumont Pass, this Westbound train with SP B30-7 7847, D&RGW GP40 3131, Cotton Belt/SSW B30-7 7776, Conrail SD40 6340 and SP B36-7 7769 was taken in D... (more)
Yes, It Sounded Incredible!A Southern Pacific eastbound train passes the Amtrak Palm Springs station at what the SP called Garnet, California, on November 7, 1981. This train has o... (more)