The morning's "May Gray" overcast has just burned off and it is a pleasant 73ºF (23ºC) as BNSF Railway's freight to San Diego, the H-BARSDG1-17A, passes through the Metrolink station (... (more)
The conductor on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 785 (San Diego to Goleta) has detrained in order to flag the Palm Avenue grade crossing on Metrolink’s Orange Sub. This train is running about 9... (more)
Dropping down the original California Southern Railroad 1885-built grade across Cajon Pass, Santa Fe C30-7 8094, SD45 5396, SD40-2 5206 and Burlington Northern SD40-2 6353 are a nice mix of diesel... (more)
Southern Pacific U33C 8707, built in late 1971 by General Electric, sits in the railroad's West Colton Yard. This order, SP 8688 through 8727 (as well as the following order, 8728 through 8737), ... (more)
A clean ACM rebuild leads the eastbound rock train at Beaumont Curve just after 8am.
UP 8471 leads a long, under powered eastbound manifest out of West Colton at Hinda.
Early morning at Garnet finds an eastbound general freight heading into the low desert.
A long eastbound ILBG3 struggles upgrade near Hinda with a massive train in tow.
UP's Robertson rock train heads downgrade at El Casco.
Locomotives are needed in Los Angeles, which explains why BNSF Railway D-BARLAC3-09 (Light Engines, Barstow CA to Los Angeles CA) speeds through Basta, at milepost 163 (two miles west of Fullerton... (more)
BNSF 7125 (ES44C4) leads a stack train through the Cajon Pass area in California
With the morning "passenger rush" over, BNSF Railway train Z-LACNYC1-13U, about 25 miles into its journey from Los Angeles to New York, speeds eastward on BNSF’s San Bernardino Sub. B... (more)
Rolling toward San Diego on Metrolink’s 5½-mile long Olive Sub, BNSF train H-BARSDG1-11A is about the pass from Anaheim into the city of Orange as it crosses the Santa Ana River. (Fun fact: T... (more)
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner 562 departs the station in Fullerton as it heads to San Diego from Los Angeles. This train will cross from Track 1 to Track 3 at Fullerton Junction, which it is no... (more)
And eastbound military vehicle train races through downtown Modesto in the early morning.