As the Amtrak Pacific Railroad Society Mountain Outin Special heads westbound out of Mojave towards the Tehachapi Pass, we met many eastbound trains, including SP 9368. Every vestibule door was op... (more)
Cotton Belt 9630 leads an eastbound manifest through the San Timoteo road crossing as it heads uphill towards Banning.
The engineer on the UP 3544 west has invited my brother and fellow Railpictures contributor James to climb aboard and come visit in the cab, as my brother is on the front porch as I took this phot... (more)
SP 9255 has been stopped on the eastbound main for quite a while waiting for a helper set, led by SP 9321 to return from Banning after helping an earlier eastbound over the pass.
It is early in the morning g as UP 3092, with UP 3551 and UP 3553 have brought a westbound grain train to a stop in the Yermo yard. On the distant track, UP 49, UP 47, UP 3090 and WP 3536 begin t... (more)
The brakeman on the Union Pacific 3544 gets a friendly wave from the engineer on Santa Fe 5533 at Cajon Summit.
UP 3633 is about to duck under Highway 138 as it leads an eastbound empty coal train up Cajon Pass.
SP 7910 sits in storage in the J Yard near downtown Los Angeles.
SP 7342, with the experimental "Daylight" paint scheme, sits in the diesel service area in the West Colton yard.
Snoot nose SP 8311 leads a westbound train around the famous Tehachapi Loop.
UP 3091 is stopped on the south main as it waits for the westbound Amtrak Desert Wind to run around it.
UP 4474 leads a westbound autorack train across the Cienega Creek bridge as it heads towards Tucson.
As a Santa Fe intermodal train races west on the main line, the helper set, led by Cotton Belt 9355, slowly heads west down the helper spur. On the middle track is SP 9355, which is starting to p... (more)
The hills on Tehachapi are very dry as SP 6817 roars uphill in run 8 at Woodford. Soon the train will be crawling around the famous Tehachapi Loop.
A very dirty SP 9255 grinds up hill through San Timoteo Canyon as it heads east towards the summit of Banning Pass.