On a warm summer morning, a colorful eastbound stack train cruises along the Meadow Valley Wash approaching the upper end of Rainbow Canyon between Etna and Caliente on UP's remote Caliente Subdiv... (more)
A nice way to start the morning! After a drive out into the desert south of Elgin to pick up the wheel I ditched the day before when I got two flat tires, I made it back down into Rainbow Canyon j... (more)
On a beautiful fall afternoon, a dirty UP 5435 leads a short manifest down the Valley Subdivision. Here the train passes through Anita as it approaches Chico, California.
The Cabazon rock train heads west past Pepper after a crew change at 9th street.
Yellow in the Afternoon – A Westbound Union Pacific manifest train on the former S.P. Palmdale Cutoff passes by Hill 582 in the Cajon Pass.
UP 5435 hustles the MWCFR 22 into Palmdale, CA as seen from 47th street east.
Using Dike Siding to get around a southbound, northbound tonnage accelerates back onto the main. Unlike the BNSF Transcon it parallels to the top of the pass, the ex-SP Palmdale Cutoff is a single... (more)
A westbound enters the yard after a trip from Yuma, AZ.
Night time roll-by