A New Look: A San Diego Coaster test train for the new Charger locomotives rolls south through Del Mar. To match the new paint scheme on the Chargers, a set of Coaster Bombardier Bi-level c... (more)
Up the Grade: Coaster train 639 roars up grade behind an F40 as it nears the summit of Miramar Hill. This side of Miramar has a ruling grade of 2.0%.
Test Charge: A Siemens SC-44 Charger locomotive runs through Camp Pendleton on a test run for North County Transit District Coaster service. This was the first day of testing for these loco... (more)
Coasting Downgrade: Northbound Coaster train 655 rolls down the 2.2% grade of Miramar Hill as it nears the next stop at Sorrento Valley. In the coming years, this section of railroad will b... (more)
Cosating Through Spring: A northbound Coaster commuter train glides through Cardiff behind F40PHM-2C number 2102. The 2102 and 4 other F40s used for Coaster service were just into their fin... (more)
Doing Battle with the Snow: Rotary OY charges up Cumbres Pass, spewing out a large cloud of snow. While snow was fairly light at the lower elevations, the drifts were significantly deeper f... (more)
Rotary Rounds the Curve: Rotary OY clears the way as it heads up the hill toward Cumbres Summit on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. This scene was part of a special photo charter event... (more)
Night Rotary: Rotary OY simmers away in the Chama yard as it waits for its time to charge up Cumbres Pass. This scene was part of a special photo charter put on by the Cumbres and Toltec Sc... (more)
Out of the Tunnel: A photo freight rolls out of Tunnel 2 on the reconstructed Virginia & Truckee. Restoring this tunnel was one of the most expensive projects in the reconstruction project.... (more)
Way Above: V&T number 29 approaches Gold Hill station with a freight consist in tow.
Through the Curve: V&T number 29 passes through an S curve on a portion of the reconstructed Virginia and Truckee Railroad. This freight train was operated as part of a Lerro Productions ph... (more)
Into the Tunnel: A Photographer's photo freight extra climbs the grade toward Virginia City on the old Virginia and Truckee. The train is approaching tunnel number 4 on the railroad.
Up Grade at Gold Hill: Number 29 passes the Gold Hill depot with a freight train as a curious bystander looks on. This scene was part of a Lerro Productions photo charter.
Through the Tunnel and up the Mountain: V&T number 29 thunders out of tunnel number 4 on the old Virginia & Truckee as it hears upgrade toward Virginia City during a Lerro Productions photo... (more)
Amtrak Cascades at Tin Rock: Amtrak train 519 rounds a curve as it approaches the Fairhaven Station in Bellingham. The rock seen in the water is actually a pile of scrap tin that was discar... (more)