UP 1111 leads a special Northbound on the UP Coast Sub through Elkhorn Slough.
AMTK 822 (Phase III Heritage Unit) on the point of the Westbound California Zephyr arriving in Roseville, CA.
The meeting of the Coast Starlights at San Luis Obispo.
A foreign leader on the UP Coast Sub! BNSF 3932, a Tier 4 GEVO, leads an empty UP autorack train south from Milpitas, CA to El Paso, TX. The Calpine Metcalf Energy Center can be seen off to the le... (more)
The OSTBA-22, coke empties from the Port of Stockton, CA to Bromela, CA on the Coast Sub, entering the cut through Communications Hill just south of Downtown San Jose. UP 6379, a patched SP AC4400... (more)
The AMINGR-29 (Milpitas CA to Nogales AZ), heading north on the Warm Springs Sub as it approaches Niles Junction in Fremont, CA. UP 8784 and UP 2753 lead. The 'golf course' is often used as a wayp... (more)
CDTX 2051 leads AMTK 742 north to Sacramento, an unusual consist that would normally be in "push" mode.
A Coast-detoured MWCRVB waits with a fresh crew for commute traffic to pass at CP Coast before continuing north to Roseville. The historic SP Santa Clara tower can be seen off in the distance.
The northbound "Dirty Dirt" empties on their way up the peninsula to South San Francisco.
UP 7762 and UP 7778 lead a southbound empty auto train through Santa Clara, destined for San Ardo on the Coast Line. Taken from the newly-opened center platform. (Canon EOS Rebel T1i, Sigma 17-5... (more)
What a consist! Four newly rebuilt SD40-2's pulled the MRVSJ south through Alviso. Today's set consisted of 1606, 1603 (both snoots), 1550, and 1552.
A washout occurred near MP 14 on the SERA Santa Cruz Branch, caused by heavy rains, saturated soil, and a badly clogged culvert!
The UP North San Jose Switcher switching tank cars at Univar on Junction Ave.
The Hollister Local switching a large cut of cars in the Watsonville Junction yard.
A southbound loaded ballast train splits the searchlight signals just west of Aromas, CA on a crisp February afternoon. Note the new ties laid along the main track. The entire UP Coast Sub is in... (more)