Mt Eddy forms a backdrop for this BNSF detour train coming up to Deetz Road crossing between Mt Shasta City and Weed, California.
Castle Crags are visible in this picturesc setting south of Dunsmuir on a sunny Thursday morning along the former Southern Pacific Sac River route.
At 9:40am, a three-plus hour late Coast Starlight rolls across the Dry Creek Trestle among the lava lands of Mount Shasta. A normal crew change would've occurred at K-Falls but due to the delays ... (more)
At 6:00pm, manifest northbound (RR-East) on the curve near Old Stage Road at Upton.
Northbound at the Dry Creek Trestle on the side of Mount Shasta, moving empty evergreen containers to Tacoma with a patched SP AC44CW.
Due to a temporary detour agreement BNSF was running trains on UP rails in Northern California and Oregon. On Saturday morning this workhorse was pulling the grade up to the summit at Grass Lake a... (more)
With the Castle Crags as a backdrop a BNSF train detours down the Sacramento River Valley on Union Pacific rails.
At 6:48am the Coast Starlight was running on schedule, after cresting the 5105' summit at Grass Lake. They will make OS at K-Falls within about one hour owing to some fast track into Dorris.
At 7:51am The Coast Starlight was running over two hours down at this point, which afforded a pretty daylight view of the train along the northwestern flanks of Mount Shasta. On top of their othe... (more)
Interior cab view of old wooden SP snow dozer-flanger now on static display at Train Mountain Railroad Club grounds.
The ZCHCSSE steps onto the Nason Creek trestle on the east side of the Cascade Mountains. Views from this vantage point are becoming grown in and harder to come by.
The first day of June with the DENTAC climbing a 2.2% between Merritt and Berne on the east side of the Cascade Mountains.
Earlier in the morning at this location a locomotive hit the ground after a rail rolled under it. Here a crew from Simpson makes repairs to the crossing and trains were running again soon afterwa... (more)
At just before 7:00 PM, as the sun was about to disappear behind a ridge to the west, a Z train rumbled across the Nason Creek trestle in the Cascade Mountains.
Eastbound coasting downhill approaches the west portal of the Gaynor Tunnel along Nason Creek in the Cascade Mountains.