With the passages of Amtrak 790 and 777 complete, the LOF67 takes to the coast as it exits Emma Wood State Beach (Ventura) and skirts the ocean alongside a sea of wildflowers in the background.
There's plenty of steam leaking and visible because of the cold as this Big Boy charges up Sherman Hill.
Union Pacific's Denver to Salt Lake City UPS train zigs and zags through Price Canyon at Kyune on Sept. 9, 2000.
A Big Boy pulling a string of reefers rolls through Harriman on the new line.
A Big Boy heads east past Dale Junction over Sherman Hill. It's about this point the climb starts downhill.
The Oakland to Global 2 Z-train crossing the Truckee River in Verdi, NV. Lefthand running as standard procedure is now over here now that this stretch has been CTCed.
The vast expanse of Bailey Yard.
Just west of Mechanicsville, the conductor of 4007 West climbs off his lead locomotive to give a coal empty a roll-by. The coal train can be seen approaching on Main One in the distance.
Just before sunset, with scotchlite lit up by the low sun, a coal empty runs around a westbound manifest holding on Main Two just shy of the crossovers at West Mechanicsville.
Blasting out of Proviso, another UP westbound leaves the city behind as some random drop-under light pops out of the clouds.
Southbound on the UP main at the CSX/IHB diamonds.