A UP OAAP6, an APL stack train out of the Port of Oakland in northern California, roars uphill through Serpentine Canypn toward Virgilia. After Sea-Land, American President Lines was one of the co... (more)
A rather rare site in 2015. A rerouted Z carrying blue ribbon beef bound for Japan, rolls downhill hugging the Feather River. It's sure a shame this canyon doesn't get more action, its another Wes... (more)
Not long after sunrise, we make our way east in one of the trailing 40s of an eastbound UP APL stack train out of the Port of Oakland. The photographer had boarded the train with the new crew in S... (more)
Three SD40-2s pull an eastbound manifest through Serpentine Canyon in failing afternoon light. The EMD 645-16s in these 40s were making a wonderful, deep-throated sound that is often missing with ... (more)
A military train destined for the United States Army in Herlong, CA works hard up the constant 1.0% grade on a sensational Spring morning in the Feather River Canyon.
The AAPRCO special passes the DPUs of a northbound BNSF manifest at Virgilia. It was a busy day for the dispatcher. The Canyon was filled with two eastbound manifest, two westbound manifests along... (more)
Due to the terrible truck vs train accident in the Nevada desert the day before, Amtrak train 5, the California Zephyr, rolls west through the Feather River Canyon.
High clouds streak across the night sky, while a full moon shines down on the DPU of an Eastbound BNSF which is waiting for dispatcher to remove her head from her rectum and give them the light. T... (more)
At dusk, the DPU of an eastbound UP stack train leaves an light trail as it's train snakes along the Feather River.
Listen to Smokey! A westbound stacktrain drifts down the Canyon, passing a sign reminding folks to prevent forest fires.
Illuminated by a Coach America crew-van, the BNSF 4793 is seconds from departing Virgilia for a dark run down Canyon with a new crew.
An Eastbound battles upgrade and through the curves of the Feather River Canyon, while surrounded by Douglas Firs.
Bad moon rising... The DPU of an Eastbound manifest sits idle in the Virgilia siding, awaiting a new crew, while a waning moon is shrouded by the mid-June clouds on a cool morning.
Just after dark, an UP SD70ACe lights up the rocks along the Feather River deep in the canyon. This stack train is working eastbound headed for the windy city from Lathrop, CA.
BNSF general freight rolls down the Feather river Canyon high above the river and road level.