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  1. 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.
  2. 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...
  3. east_bay_alex

    BNSF Stockton Subdivison

    Taken on the morning of 12/31/15 south of Stockton. Lots of trains, horns, and two rolling meets. ©2016 Alex Wilson ENJOY!
  4. Stockton, CA - 1986

    Stockton, CA - 1986

    In 1986 I was 16 years old and visiting Stockton on my folk's boat (docked at the downtown marina for the day). I took advantage of the time to wander around town with my camera in search of trains. Nowdays I won't let my 17 year old son out of my site while trackside. But I'm sure 25 years ago...
  5. Signs of the Santa Fe

    Signs of the Santa Fe

    Another BNSF morning eastbound rolls over a girder marked for its old owner in Pinole, California. You can still see some markings of the Santa Fe on the old Stockton Sub, as seen here in April of 2000.
  6. Someone with too much time on their hands . . .

    Someone with too much time on their hands . . .

    Very creative sculptures at the entrance to what used to be Santa Fe's Mormon Yard service track at Stockton, California. One holds a sign, the toher a mailbox.
  7. WP #917 Stockton, CA

    WP #917 Stockton, CA

    WP #917 and sisters check in after delivering the San Jose Turn to Stockton, CA. 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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