Nothing says Orange County like beaches, million dollar homes, girls in bikini's - and freight trains. BNSF's daily San Diego to Barstow manifest makes its appearance in along the beach San Cleme... (more)
Trona train departing Searles late in the afternoon with the UP Lone Pine Local in the background
UP ran a rare, daylight move on a Sunday into San Francisco to pick up a loaded dirty dirt train to take to Utah. The crew used the local power out of South San Francisco (South City) - three GP6... (more)
ATSF 100, 101, 102, and 103 lead an eastbound train over Summit in 1989.
Brand-spankin' new, first trip over Tehachapi, in 1992. They sure looked good then!
The South City switcher comes off the Quint Street lead onto the mainline as it heads south towards South San Francisco.
Eastbound stack/pig train approaching Winslow
Alco S2 #23 pulls a string of baretables across the Islais Creek Bridge in San Francisco after unloading at Pier 80. The cars carried containers and materials for the America's Cup race to be hel... (more)
On New Year's Day, 1996, ATSF 681 leads a train down the Harbor Subdivision past the wig-wag at Malabar yard.
UP's Santa Cruz Local treads down Beach Street at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, enroute to Davenport the day after Thanksgiving.
SP 8265 leads the loaded oil cans through Tehachapi Loop in Walong
The on-time eastbound Southwest Chief (#4) approaching Winslow AZ at sunrise.
BKRR 4116 leads two empty fertilizer tanks, approaching the small town of Shushan NY enroute to Eagle Bridge where they will tie up for the day.
The Coast Starlight heads south through Alviso, with the 10th Anniversary Surfliner (AMTK 457) running 2nd and some cars on the rear.
UP's "Elk Grove Job" which runs out of Polk, in Sacramento, heads back into Lodi on Lockeford Street after dropping off a couple of cars in Woodbridge on President's Day. UP works this branch and... (more)