The Pacific Imperial Railroad "Pick-A-Part" Facility at Coyote Wells - As was predicted by “the arm chair captains of the Transportation Industry” movement of the PIR’s three pack of downgr... (more)
UP 8846 Westbound at CP Kinder Morgan - A high priority westbound stack train screams by CP Kinder Morgan at 70 MPH headed for West Colton California.
Niland is a small unincorporated ag... (more)
The Iron Truss Bridge at Klondike - The stack train in the photo is making the 20 mile and 1000+ foot climb out of the Bristol Endorheic Basin from Amboy California and nearing the end of i... (more)
Flagstone Masonry from the Old Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe - The road bed and multiple bridge piers from the pre-1930's alignment of the AT&SF Needles Subdivision between Siberia and Ash H... (more)
West Walker - [Blue Cut Fire Series] -An eastbound stack train climbs the hill towards Barstow at the crossing of Daviis Road near CP Walker.
The result of the Blue Cut Fire can be seen ... (more)
Walker by First Light - [Blue Cut Fire Series] - The WATBAR climbs the hill towards Barstow at CP Walker with eight units up front.
The result of the Blue Cut Fire can be seen in the for... (more)
A Westbound Stack Drag at Mormon Rocks - [Blue Cut Fire Series] - A Los Angeles bound stack train rolls down the 2% grade on BNSF trackage in the Cajon Pass three weeks after the Blue Cut F... (more)
BNSF 8000 at Hill 582 - [Blue Cut Fire Series] - While most of the Cajon Pass was burned over in the Blue Cut Fire (right side of the picture) the vegetation surrounding the east side of Hi... (more)
The Number Three Is Late Again! - [Blue Cut Fire Series] - A late Amtrak Train #3 (Westbound Southwest Chief originating in Chicago Ill.) rounds the turn around Stein's Hill as it descends ... (more)
Scorched Earth - [Blue Cut Fire Series] - A pair of SD70Ace's on loan from the Powder River Division in Montana coast lite down the 2% grade at the crossing of Davis Road in the Cajon Pass ... (more)
Burnover at 3N45 - [Blue Cut Fire Series] - An eastbound stack train grinds up the hill as it approaches the grade separation with USFS Road 3N45. Fire damage from the Blue Cut Fire is evi... (more)
Final Boarding Call - A passenger discusses her seat location on Amtrak Train Number 4 (the Southwest Chief) on a warm summer evening at Fullerton.
Center Beam Got "Tweaked" - Congratulations are in order on a job well done for the Pacific Imperial Railroad's first "Interchange Job" at U.S. Gypsum in Plaster City California.
The adv... (more)
Arrowhead Junction - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - A westbound fast pig train rounds the bend at Arrowhead Junction as it climbs the grade towards Goffs California.
Approaching Klondike - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - A westbound stack rolls slowly around the super elevated turn near Klondike as it climbs out of the Bristol Valley and ascends the ... (more)