The Saturday Rock Job passes South Castroville with a couple endangered pieces of SP-era railroading on full display in the form of the SSW GP60 and searchlight signals.
Hastily patched ex-SSW GP60 1004 and two other UP GP60s pick their way down Quint Street in San Francisco, on their way to the SF Bay RR yard to pick up "dirty dirt" empties.
The Rocklin Rocket. Historically, trains have names. Classics such as the "California Zephyr" and "Super Chief" live in American folklore. Today, most trains are known... (more)
Union Pacific 1004 shuts down Industrial Avenue while it works HB Fuller Company in North Roseville. HB Fuller "is a major American adhesives manufacturing company supplying industrial adhesi... (more)
Union Pacific 1004, one of the last remaining GP60s still sporting the Cotton Belt name, accelerates southbound down the Valley Subdivision at Binney Junction.
The St. Louis and Southwestern Railroad served the southern United States for 101 years. With mainlines connecting Missouri, Arkansas and Texas, this railroad became known as the “Cotton Belt”. In... (more)
It is no secret the UP Valley Subdivision between Binney Junction and the Roseville Yard is busy, really busy. Trains from the Feather River Route (Highway 70 corridor) and the Shasta Route (Inter... (more)
UP's LRQ53S local heads out of Tunnel 5 1/2 north of King City on the Coast Sub. Leading the way is a former St. Louis Southwestern GP60. The LRQ53S crew normally hauls stone from Watsonville Jct.... (more)
On a chilly Feburary evening, units from the various locals and yard jobs at Lesperance Street congergate behind the yard tower, with the St. Louis skyline providing the backdrop. Canon 350D.