Climbing up Niles Canyon, eastbound Clover Valley Lumber Co. 2-6-6-2 T No4 rolls past the Steps, a popular photo spot in the Canyon, during a Pete Lerro Photo Charter.
Union Pacific SD70M no. 3884 leads the southbound Guadalupe Local thru Emma Wood State Park during a blinding sunset.
After a crew change, southbound Union Pacific No. 5736 leads a manifest out of the Dunsmuir Railyard and down the hill on the Valley Subdivision.
Southbound stacks with Union Pacific ES44AH no.8211 leading ducks under Oak Creek Road Bridge and highballs through the Mojave Railyard.
The calm before the storm. The sun rises on storm clouds rolling into Southern California on what is to be the first substantial rain in California since last winter. Though it won't cure the drou... (more)
Leading the northbound Gaudalupe local, Union Pacific SD70M No. 4252 and four mates, with one being ferried to Gaudalupe ,rolls around Faria Beach Colony.
Union Pacific SD70AH no. 8830 leads the northbound Guadalupe Local past the Solimar Beach colony in Ventura Ca.
Union Pacific GP40-2 no.1456 and ex Cotton Belt GP60 no. 1005 lead the Monterey Local south from Watsonville Junction and across Elkhorn Slough in the morning sunlight.
Warming up in front of the Watsonville yard office in the morning sun, ex Cotton Belt GP60 no. 1005 and Union Pacific GP40-2 no. 1456 prepare to lead todays Monterey Local. Also in front of the o... (more)
The Marine Layer (fog) hangs over the coast well into the early evening as Amtrak no. 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, passes through the Faria Beach Colony making it's way Los Angeles
Union Pacific SD70M no. 4724 rolls the southbound Guadalupe Local past Faria County Park on an end of summer day under the Coastal Marine Layer.
The northbound Gaudalupe Local with Union Pacific SD70M No.4228 leading, passes the restored Southern Pacific Station at Santa Susanna Ca.
Union Pacific ES44AC No. 7459 leads the southbound Guadalupe Local around the curve at Faria and into Dulah on the Santa Barbara Subdivision.
Amtrak No. 14 the northbound Coast Starlight crosses the trestle over Gaviota State Beach.
Amtrak No. 11 the southbound Coast Starlight rolls across The Stenner Creek Trestle to San Luis Obispo after descending the Cuesta Grade.