A northbound Santa Fe intermodal has taken the siding near Shaw Avenue to let the southbound San Joaquin, led by Amtrak 312, pass.
SP 8232 leads Rio Grande 3104 out of tunnel 3 on Tehachapi Pass.
Snow has fallen all the way down to the Dike siding in Devore on Cajon Pass, as SP 8688 sets out the UP 3387 on the main. Later, the train will pull forward and the helper crew will attach the UP ... (more)
I am in the cab of Milwaukee Road SD40-2 187, looking out at the various power in the diesel service area at the UP North Platte yard. It was quite an experience for my wife and I to get a VIP to... (more)
The 1979 Pacific Railroad Society "Mountain Outin" passenger special was run up the steeper south track from Cajon Siding to Cajon Summit, and in the process, pretty much tied up the rai... (more)
I came across one of my old slides of Union Pacific 9000 on display at the Pomona Fairgrounds in the mid - 1980s.
Union Pacific 49 has gotten a green signal and is beginning to move westbound out of the Yermo yard. In the land of SD40-2s, it was not very often we would see an SD-45 on the point of a manifest... (more)
Snow on Banning Pass in Southern California was not a very common occurrence. Union Pacific 2165 has stopped, waiting for a new crew to take it down the hill and into the West Colton yard.
An eastbound Southern Pacific manifest, led by Union Pacific 3557, is in run 8 as it slowly approached the tunnel 9 bore on Tehachapi Loop.
The engineer on Cotton Belt 7654 backs his power towards his train as seen from the Pepper Street overpass.
Cotton Belt leads an eastbound manifest through San Timeteo Canyon.
A colorful variety of motive power sits in the diesel service at the Southern Pacific Bakersfield yard a few days after Thanksgiving.
Southern Pacific 9177 leads Milwaukee Road 156, 174 and 168 south out of the Taylor Yard and along the "river" in Los Angeles. The train has stopped to wait for the dispatcher to give a ... (more)
SP 8897 blasts out of tunnel 5 as SP 8634 waits in the siding. Eastbound trains coming out of this tunnel usually produced quite a lot of exhaust, as seen by this slow moving train.
It is a cool and clear night a few days after Thanksgiving as Union Pacific 3295 waits for a new crew in front of the Yermo Yard office.