A clear winter morning in Cajon Pass finds eastbound stacks climbing the grade through the Swarthout Canyon area on BNSF's Cajon Subdivision.
Late afternoon along the Metrolink Valley-Ventura Subdivision in Glendale finds an Antelope Valley line train on its evening run to Lancaster.
A westbound BNSF military train rolls across the high desert through Griffith located between Kingman and Needles, where it will change crews for the remainder of its run to Barstow.
On a brisk winter afternoon along the Metrolink Ventura Subdivision, northbound Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train #777 approaches its station stop at the Hollywood-Burbank Airport.
Nearing the top of Cajon Pass, the BNSF's 2018 edition of the California Division Christmas Train pulls through the cut just west of Summit and will stop to swap ends and head back down to San Ber... (more)
Between Kingman and Needles, a westbound BNSF domestic stack train hustles across the high desert landscape near Griffith on the Seligman Subdivision.
The 2018 edition of BNSF's Southern California Christmas train heads away from the camera near Blue Cut as it climbs Cajon Pass toward Summit where the crew will change ends and run back to San Be... (more)
A westbound BNSF military train led by a sharp looking BNSF SD75M (and not common out west) has just crossed into California as it rolls through Park Moabi and toward an eventual crew change at Ne... (more)
Early evening along the BNSF Cajon Subdivision finds an eastbound ballast train thundering upgrade through Verdemont.
A lazy Sunday afternoon at the Orange Empire Railway museum in Perris, CA finds recently restored Santa Fe FP45 #108 looking great as the motive power for the last pumpkin train of the season. Par... (more)
Nearing Los Angeles, northbound Pacific Surfliner train #1573 sails through Commerce on BNSF's San Bernardino Subdivision with an ex-F40 NPCU "cabbage car" leading the way.
On its evening run down to San Diego, southbound Pacific Surfliner train #580 passes through Santa Fe Springs with a brand new Amtrak/Caltrans SC-44 "Charger" powering the single-level c... (more)
Late afternoon along the UP's Mojave Subdivision between Cameron and Monolith finds a northbound BNSF manifest picking up speed as it heads into the Tehachapi Valley.
As evening begins to set in, a northbound Union Pacific stack train races across the Tehachapi Valley toward Bakersfield as it splits the signals at MP 367 on the UP's Mojave Subdivision.
Climbing through the upper reaches of Soledad Canyon, westbound Metrolink train #265 with a relatively new F125 for power makes good time through Acton on a warm sunny afternoon along the ex-SP Sa... (more)