Smoke from the fires in So. Cal hang over San Bernardino. At the Santa Fe Station , the BNSF Holiday Train for disadvantaged children, loads passengers as a stack train rolls by.
Smoke from the Thomas Fire, over 300 miles away in Ventura, makes for a smoke set over Jack London Square and a Union Pacific Manifest out of Oakland Yard.
Cabbage Car No.90225 brings up the rear of train 523,with a Siemens Charger on the head end, as it approaches Jack London Station at sun rise.
Just after sun rise,Train 523 From Sacramento, arrives at Jack London Square with a new Siemens Charger leading the low level consist.
A full moon rises over the Mojave desert at sunset while a Union Pacific mixed freight battles the grade coming out of Mojave.
December 7, 2017, the engineer of the Spirt Of Union Pacific No. 1943 brings the engine to the Port Of Oakland. You can tell the engineer is enjoying the attention as he sets the engine up as the... (more)
SP SD45 7514 at Roseville, California SP yard.
The longer the train, the more these curves get accentuated. This ISCLB was a good 10k+ feet, and with a good TOB ratio, is making a quicker descent of Cima Hill than your ordinary freight.
On Pearl Harbor Day 2017,Union Pacific No. 1943 serves as a backdrop for a ceremony remembering the day that will live in infamy. Representatives from Union Pacific, the Coast Guard Deputy Command... (more)
As the power of an eastbound Santa Fe 971 circles the Loop, its rear loads continue to enter the Loop on the approach below. The train is circling the famous landmark just as the sun is setting, a... (more)
Fire, Water and the Pacific Surfliner. Hurrying past the ever growing the Thomas Fire, Amtrak 769 passes through Seacliff as it heads north for its next station stop of Carpinteria. Later ... (more)
Roadrailers sprint upgrade into Caliente, California. Roadrailers were Semi trailers with railroad trucks and rode directly on the rail. This operation was short lived on Tehachapi.
BNSF 6090 west crosses over to the north main at Prado Dam leading a QATGLAC.
BNSF 150 leads the westbound Corona Local through May.
A UP SD60 leads a light power move west at Bon View on the LA Sub.