El Nino on the Coast route today. Heavy rain and flooding, mud slides in the burn areas, high surf advisory, and even an earthquake. Southbound 3861 with auto racks in tow, pass through the Solima... (more)
The Solimar fire burn area. The cans with a UP ES44AC, a Southern Pacific AC44CW,and a UP AC45CCTE, roll through the burn area. The fire roared down the hillside in heavy winds, and jumped across... (more)
Union Pacific's mobile lab heads southbound on the Coast Route toward Ventura.
Southbound Union Pacific 7939 and mates roll off the bridge crossing HWY 101 onto the curve at Front St.
The rock that makes up the bulk of the new part of the seawall is dumped down into the excavated area. This is one heavy load. There will be several more loads of rock and fill to be dumped before... (more)
The work train spreads the excavated soil from the seawall project along the right of way.
Removing the soil from the area where the rock for the seawall extension will be placed into the dump cars. Restoring the property in the never ending battle against the sea.This section of Emma ... (more)
Restoring the property in the never ending battle against the sea.This section of Emma Wood State park has soft soil with is very susceptible to erosion. Union Pacific is extending the rock seawal... (more)
A morning appearance of the Cans, as they roll southbound along the Seawall at Emma Wood state Park, entering Ventura California.
Bare Tables roll along the beach at Emma Wood State Park with a Union Pacific SD70M leading and CSX ES44DC No. 5381 behind.
On November 11th, 2015, Amtrak cab car 90208 re-entered service after a rebuild and repaint in Beech Grove, Indiana. This NPCU is now the 3rd in Amtrak's collection of special Veterans units. Here... (more)
After making its scheduled station stop, 774 heads south over the 101 freeway at Ventura.
The Oil Cans prepare to cross over the 101 freeway at Ventura.
Pacing Union Pacific Heritage Unit No. 1982 southbound along the Coast Route towards Ventura California.