Snaking Out of the Narrows. As the lush, green hills of Tehachapi slowly begin their turn to brown as temperatures across Southern California begin to feel more and more like summer - UP 76... (more)
DPU at CP Kinder Morgan - [Autumnal Equinox +1] - An eastbound stack train pushes up the hill towards the crossing at the Colorado River in Yuma Arizona.
Rear end of this intermodal exits the tunnel, with wildfire burns in the foreground.
This westbound UP manifest is dodging clouds as it rolls along the Pocatello Sub near the siding of Fossil. The interesting siding name likely has it's namesake in the nearby Fossil Butte National... (more)
Other than on unit trains, use of DPUs was slow to come to the Van Buren Sub, but these days they're finally showing up on just about every 'big' train.
Union Pacific ES44AC #7614 leads the day's Oakland, CA to Marion, AR stack train (KOAMN) through the Martinez, CA Amtrak station. Taken on National Train Day 2013.
UP 7614 is the DPU on a westbound manifest approaching Cheyenne.
UP 7614 West drops down from the Continental Divide.
A trio of GEVOs, the oldest one in service less than 15 months, slides downhill westbound around the Vedauwoo rock formations at Dale Creek. It seems my luck here with afternoon sun and a westbou... (more)
This westbound manifest is passing over the old Los Angeles Highway, on its way to West Colton California
Q390 has just made arrangements with the Willard Train Director, and prepares to enter the yard.
After a meet with an eastbound autorack at Galva siding, a GEVO leads a stack towards McPherson.