The Vulcan Rock Train heads upgrade on the Metrolink Valley Sub with a couple GEs on the head end.
ZLCLT heads downgrade into Palmdale as they prepare to enter home rails for the trip over Tehachapi Pass and points north.
MFRWC heads out of Palmdale and through the Mojave Desert on its way towards Cajon Pass.
A couple CP rebuilds lead a UP manifest through Palmdale.
A pair of CP rebuilds lead a Eugene bound manifest through Palmdale.
Metrolink Winter-Wonderland! I took a day trip the day after Christmas with a friend who was visiting from out of town, trying to get to Tehachapi for some snow shots. All roads, state routes, eve... (more)
Proving she still has what it takes, SP 4449 heads up the 2.34% Vincent grade out of Palmdale with an auxiliary tender and 13 passenger cars destined for the Louisiana World's Fair in New Orleans.... (more)
With leased BNSF AC4400 5615 leading the charge, Los Angeles bound commute 262 sails out of Palmdale and slips passed the UP Mojave Sub-SCAX Valley Sub connector at Palmdale Junction-Harold. The l... (more)
As Metrolink F59PH 854 accelerates out of Palmdale, ready to make a run up Vincent Grade, the searchlights at Palmdale Junction on Union Pacific's Mojave Subdivision observe in silence. Their days... (more)
Racing Friday morning commuters on paralleling Sierra Highway Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief climbs Vincent Grade leaving the Antelope Valley. The Southwest Chief has been detoured by way of M... (more)
With an unusually large cut of hoppers up front, a West Colton to Roseville train passes through Palmdale Junction on its way north through the state it will traverse for its entire run.
A pair of new UP tier4's come off the Colton-Cutoff at Palmdale Jct as the train heads for Mojave and points north.
The Rock Train is slowed by the climb up to CP Crest and Soledad Canyon as it comes around a curve in Palmdale.
Brand new UP 8162 leads the southbound Brooklyn trailers at Palmdale Jct.
ZLCLT's DPU today is a filthy and faded GEVO, which is seen shoving the train through Palmdale.