Something old, something new.
A pair of ES44DCs roll past the somewhat recently decommissioned Santa Fe cantilever signal at Glendora as they head east to deliver the final batch of new continu... (more)
Despite their seemingly growing presence on the Southern Transcon (this is at least the 4th instance in 2020 alone), warbonnets are still a popular item for SoCal railfans, especially if one leads... (more)
Exercising trackage rights over UP's "Sierra Crossing" (formally the Roseville Subdivision) as the QPVBCJ 04, BNSF H PVOSTO1 04A emerges out from the Norden snow sheds to begin the long ... (more)
Come and get your railfanning kicks on Route 66!
Running solo and putting on a smoke show in the process, UP 1111 leads an engineering special around the infamous Chatsworth curve as it prepares to duck into Tunnel 28 and begin its assault of Sa... (more)
A late afternoon run of the daily ZAILC made for a plethora of photo opportunities, and the UP-patched SP leader created the perfect scenario. It's sunset on the Sunset Route, with a (mostly) pro... (more)
"Homecoming: Return of the King"
It's big, it's back, and it's better than ever!
Union Pacific's newest addition to its Steam Program, the massive 4-8-8-4 "Big Boy" #4014... (more)
The westbound Southwest Chief storms through the semaphore-protected east end of Wagon Mound siding as a distant storm cell begins to build and roll into the area.
My friends and I had hoped to see M371, led by IC 1010, going south through Rantoul or Paxton, IL before the sun set. However, it wasn't until the south end of the siding at Onarga that we found ... (more)
If this had been three decades ago, a different black/orange paint scheme would have appeared out of the darkness.
A chance run-in with a UP track inspector at the tunnel's East End yielded an ... (more)