A westbound stack train rolls through the desert just west of Needles, California on a beautiful late-May evening on the old Santa Fe Railway mainline.
Santa Fe 3433 leads an eastbound intermodal up the 2.2% grade on the north track towards the summit on Cajon Pass.
The early morning sunrise greets Santa Fe 5068 as it crests the summit of Cajon Pass with an eastbound manifest.
Two "Fun Facts"!
Passing the Fullerton Transportation Center (the old Santa Fe station, built in 1930, now serving Amtrak and Metrolink) is BNSF Railway's UPS Expedited In... (more)
Arriving at Los Angeles Union Station, appropriately enough on Track 11, is Amtrak train 11, the southbound Coast Starlight. On this trip, Amtrak had difficulty producing two locomotives f... (more)
For the last ten miles, since Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe GP30 3250 (ex-ATSF 1250) and four GP35s departed San Bernardino, this train has been steadily climbing the ATSF First District's 2.2% grade... (more)
An eastbound manifest freight led by ES44C4 6895 speeds through Riverbank Ca,
The BNSF Town Job shoves back towards Grand Crossing and the BNSF North La Crosse Yard.
BNSF DC unit 7212 leans into the curve at Ballico Ca. with an eastbound intermodal.
An eastbound Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe train of empty autoracks, with ATSF U36C 8784 leading a mix of GE and EMD locomotives, rounds the well-known curve leading to Cajon Pass' Summit. (Cajon Pa... (more)
A dark and quiet Sunday night is brought to life by BNSF Southbound train H FRSBAR.
Surrounded by the snow capped San Bernardino Mountains an eastbound BNSF stack climbs uphill towards the Summit of Cajon Pass.
BNSF 5250 rolls out of Monolith in preparation for descending the South slope of the Tehachapi Pass.
An "almost A-B-A" set of Santa Fe GP60s winds around Tehachapi Loop. Things are not quite as they may seem. The GP60 trio is actually in helper service, so at this point they are assis... (more)