The shadows are quickly enveloping the Colorado River valley floor at Bond, CO as a pair engines shove on the rear of empty hoppers departing the main line onto the Craig Branch.
UP 8230, 4417, & 5098 lead an eastbound intermodal train.
UP 8230 with a manifest at the big curve at Beaumont on the Yuma Sub.
Before the High Speed: Today this track has been upgraded for 110 mph with heavy rail and concrete ties. 110 mph running is planned to be instated by 2017. In 2007 though, the Springfield S... (more)
A Long Beach bound platform repo train passes one of the ubiquitous tsunami evacuation route signs that those of us who live directly on the California coast tend to ignore.
A Long Beach bound platform repo nears the precarious town of La Conchita (railroad Punta) in Ventura County. Hard to tell because it's a flatcar train, but it can be seen all the way to the left ... (more)
UP 8230 and another SD9043MAC highball the Form 19's and pass the beautifully restored semaphore at the Fremont-Centerville ACE/Amtrak station.
The MRVSJ-08, led by a duo of SD9043AC's, approches Alviso just before sunset.
Southbound coal loads sit at Dupo waiting for a new crew to take it south.
Southbound loaded coal train heads for Dupo yard.
Loaded UP coal train heads for Dupo.
Rocket Boosters from Ogden, UT, area head east on UP's Limon Subdivision. Old UP Strasburg depot is seen above train at town's museum.