It's a busy morning (for Union Pacific's Ayer Subdivision that is) in the remote Palouse River Canyon of southeast Washington. While we wait at our clifftop vantage point, we can hear the sound of... (more)
Leaning into the sweeping curve at Camarillo, UP 8093 leads a string of southbound baretables into town as it passes a tall palm tree - almost a welcoming symbol to Southern California.
Slowly passing the derailment site (left of the overpass in the background) this 3rd eastbound within a half an hour crosses Mosier Creek. Besides the June 3rd derailment, Mosier also has a set of... (more)
Three UP units and a CSX SD70ACe lead the Los Angeles, California to Global I (Chicago), Illinois Z-Train around the sweeping s-curve on Archer Hill east of Cheyenne, Wyoming on November 28, 20
It turned out to be a classic 'Friday the 13th' for maintenance of way assigned to a Loram Rail Grinder. Crew members were required to wait at Castilla in Spanish Fork Canyon for five trains to pa... (more)
Union Pacific 8095 heads downhill on main 3 soon to be followed by a BNSF stack on main 2 in Triple track territory on Cajon Pass
An eastbound TOFC depats Green River late in the afternoon.
From the Colin Gray Collection
A trio of SD9043MAC's and a GP15-1 lead the Proviso to Council Bluffs manifest westbound on the former CNW.
Four SD90MACs lead a westbound manifest through Calamus just before sunset.