Mr. ECH, the "East Coast Hogger", give me a friendly wave as FEC 714, with the new Champion paint scheme, heads north through the Palm Bay siding.
SP 4449 has come to a stop with an overheated bearing after "racing" Union Pacific 4449 up Cajon Pass. After the situation was resolved, Extra 51 headed west towards Palmdale.
Florida East Coast 714 shows off the new "Champion" paint scheme as it sits in the siding while the southbound FEC 101 train heads for Miami.
WP 3555 and 3554 sit at the west end of the Union Pacific East Los Angeles yard after bringing in their train from Long Beach.
WP 3554 and 3555 wait to bring their train into the west end of the Union Pacific East Los Angeles yard.
The brakeman stands on the back of Western Pacific 3013 as he talks to the engineer on the radio how many cars to a hook. After picking up a string of cars and and backing on to their train, the ... (more)
SP 7874 shows off the Santa Fe Southern Pacific "Kodachrome" paint scheme while it sits in one of the helper spur at Bena.
SP 4449 is heading up Cajon Pass towards Blue Cut as it "races" Union Pacific 8444. In some places on the pass one train would be ahead of the other, but in many places, the SP 4449 and UP 8444 w... (more)
UP 71 waits at Cajon Summit as the eastbound Amtrak Pacific Railroad Society Mountain Outin Special passes. Trains were backed up in both directions in order to let us pass through Summit. It ma... (more)
With a Rio Grande freight passing on the left, and railfans on the right taking photos and quickly heading back to their cars, Union Pacific 3985 puts on a show as it slowly heads south to the Uni... (more)
Cotton Belt 8376 sits in the helper spur track at Dike.
Cotton Belt 9656 leads UP 6302 and a westbound Swift Roadrailer train through Tehachapi.
The setting sun casts a glow over the eastern sky as SP 8239 heads west through Montclair towards Los Angeles.
The early morning fog is burning off as snoot nose SP 8303 leads an eastbound manifest train up the grade through San Timoteo Canyon.
After chasing most of the day the Union Pacific 3985 steam excursion train from Salt Lake City to Provo and return, I came across a bunch of Western Pacific and Union Pacific diesel locomotives st... (more)