UP 5490 leads the westbound Cabazon rock train thru El Casco, as the massive "Apple Fire" burns out of control in the foothills above Beaumont.
Union Pacific #5490 leads a Richmond, CA to W. Elk Mine empty coal train as it negotiates the big horseshoe curve near Austin on the N. Fork Branch.
Westbound stacks round the curve on the approach to Pepper Street on Main 1.
A short KOAMN rolls east through one of the more circuitous stretches of the Oakland Sub just west of Altamont siding.
Fresh snow and sunny skies, from up around MP 186 at Troy