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  1. CSX 5116-816-3141

    CSX 5116-816-3141

  2. east_bay_alex

    CA's Central Valley in Winter

    I realized a while back I never get in front of the camera for my railfan outings. Here's a decent video showcasing an entire day along the BNSF's Stockton Sub and Union Pacific's Fresno/Tracy subs in and around the Escalon and Lathrop/Manteca areas.
  3. east_bay_alex

    INPOA-24 Santa's Last Hurrah

    A late morning Christmas Eve section of the Oakland, CA to North Platte, NE intermodal is highballing Radum as they accelerate out of Pleasanton for a quick run through Livermore and over Altamont Pass. It appears the flag decal on UP 6766 was recently burned or flaked off after a presumable...
  4. east_bay_alex

    ZG2OAB - OAKLAND SUB in 4K!!

    This was a pretty decent sized ZG2OAB intermodal that rolled into the Bay Area while it was still light out. See video description for additional details.
  5. CN 5412 SD60

    CN 5412 SD60

  6. BCOL 4650 9-44CW

    BCOL 4650 9-44CW

  7. HZGX 213 MPM 43

    HZGX 213 MPM 43

  8. UP 5541 AC45CCTE

    UP 5541 AC45CCTE

  9. CN 3981 ES44AC

    CN 3981 ES44AC

    Westbound going around the curve
  10. BNSF 4389 east near Maryhill

    BNSF 4389 east near Maryhill

    The Q-PTLLPC3-10A emerges from the Columbia River Gorge.
  11. Southbound Intermodal

    Southbound Intermodal

    In the fog at Salem Amtrak Station.
  12. Westbound Intermodal

    Westbound Intermodal

    Passing Celilo Park, OR
  13. Westbound Intermodal

    Westbound Intermodal

    Passing the cemetery at Stevenson, WA.
  14. UP 8934

    UP 8934

    Leading a northbound UP intermodal across the Columbia River into Vancouver, WA.
  15. West Intermodal

    West Intermodal

    At Nolin, OR
  16. Westbound Intermodal

    Westbound Intermodal

    Passing Rowena Crest in the Columbia River Gorge. Photographed from Chamberlain Lake Rest Area, WA.
  17. M

    Amazon's Unique Reporting Marks

    I was driving behind an Amazon trailer recently and noticed that the reporting mark was "AZNG". This seems strange to me since I believed all trailers had reporting marks that ended in the letter "Z". As for Amazon's containers, it appears they use "AZNU". This reporting mark ends in "U" like...
  18. Westbound Intermodal

    Westbound Intermodal

    Round the curve at Underwood, WA
  19. Eastbound Intermodal

    Eastbound Intermodal

    At MP99 (mouth of the Deschutes River).
  20. east_bay_alex

    UP ZG2OA at Dutch Flat, CA with Centerbeam Flats?

    Precision Based Railroading at it's best? Definitely unique to see a premium intermodal with a long string of empty centerbeam flatcars at the end. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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