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This is a shot of engine 2259 heading Southbound over what used to be a road. The crossing signs are still in place, but the road was removed. It used to be kind of neat to park your car so close to the tracks and head over to the diamond for a few hours of train watching.
Canadian National #2259 Southbound by the old J tower. I was told this tower will be torn down when the tracks are turned from 1 main to 2. Photograph it while you can. This is obviously a few seconds earlier then another shot that I posted. They have different color processing applied. I was...
UP SD70ACE #8363 East leads an hot intermodal train eastbound from Brooklyn Yard to Chicago, IL. It is rather rare that I got to pace a train eastbound out of Portland leaving Brooklyn Yard. Union Pacific has made Brooklyn Yard strictly an intermodal facility while Albina is going to handle...
A set of ex-Chicago & Northwestern gallery cars pull up to the San Antonio stop in Mountain View, California in June of 2001. These old C&NW gallery cars pinch hit for CalTrain's own coaches. CalTrain's gallery cars were being rebuilt by Alstom during that year.
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