US Army train .
"I'd like my steak rare please." Rare mileage adorned the route of Pacific Railroad Society's 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee. This weekend trip ran from LA to Bakersfield over the rarest of all ... (more)
Tanks for Nuffin – A MOW worker attempts to free a stuck switch on Main #2 while an Eastbound manifest train climbs the grade.
Meet at 582 – BNSF # 7731 leads a manifest train down the Cajon Pass from Barstow while a combination stack and TOFC train heads up the hill.
BNSF EMD Power Out West – BNSF # 9311 leads a stack train on late afternoon decent down the Cajon Pass from Barstow. We don't see many BNSF SD70ACe's out here in the Los Angeles basin. They are ... (more)
Downward Bound – BNSF # 5156 leads a stack train on late afternoon decent down the Cajon Pass from Barstow. Here the train makes the turn past Hill 582, and approaches Alray.
Meet at Pine Lodge – There are really only two ways to photograph operating trains that you are not riding on. In the first instance you pick a good spot and wait for a train to come. In the alt... (more)
The Visitor – BNSF #9311 leads a short stack train down the Cajon Pass through C.P. Walker. #9311 is an EMD SD70ACe and is not one of the common engines assigned to the Barstow to Los Angeles pow... (more)
Whinnin Down the Grade – BNSF 7731 leads a manifest train down Main #2 past Hill 582 in the Cajon Pass, while an Eastbound stacker grinds up Main #1 toward the summit.
As the morning sun peaks above the mountain top a
westbound UP passes over Blue Cut lead by Rio Grande
and SP power.
A BNSF roster shares itself with a NS Steam Locomotive!