Mixed manifest slides past 582 with a couple of LTEX junkers in tow.
Ballast train meets stacks at Hill 582.
Stacks pass a forest of wind turbines west of the Palm Springs station.
#3 Finally pushes on to L.A. more than eight hours late with its original locomotive DIC in second position.
Amtrak #3 limps in to San Berdoo eight hours late, after its locomotive went DIC. For part of the trip BNSF hauled the train, but later an Amtrak locomotive was found. The DIC power is second in t... (more)
#2 Poses in the early morning light before starting the day's work.
Up's North Western heritage unit charges across the desert, proving she's more than just a pretty face.
*My 50th in the database!*
Sun, sand, snow, and wind turbines highlight a trip thru the California desert west of Palm Springs.
Catfish drag racks through the Windmill Forest west of Palm Springs.
Pioneertown was built in 1946 to film westerns and provide housing for actors. This car is the Scarlet Lady and is located behind a house that's 1/2 mile southwest of the post office, near the int... (more)
Hopper train passes the restored Southern Pacific station in Stockton at track speed. The station is now use by ACE commuter trains.
Northbound freight passes through the the bustling Lodi downtown at track speed.
EB crosses a bridge over the Whitewater River. Traffic on the sub had just restarted after a check for earthquake damage.