High above the Shasta Valley, the northbound Coast Starlight crosses Dry Canyon in summer 1994. An Amtrak engineer once told me that if the signals were all green and the train was making track sp... (more)
In 1987-1988, Southern Pacific closed the Modoc Line to through traffic. If the Modoc had been open, this EURGM would have been closing in on Alturas. Instead, the train is crossing Dry Canyon Via... (more)
A quartet of grimy Southern Pacific SDs roll through the Devil's Garden. This area is a lava flow created by eruptions of nearby Mount Shasta.
Just after sunrise, the northbound Coast Starlight rolls through the Devil's Garden. This area is a lava flow created by eruptions of nearby Mount Shasta.
Having just passed Wishram a few minutes ago, a BNSF manifest heads west toward the Columbia River Gorge.
Locomotives representing both sides of the Southern Pacific/Union Pacific merger hustle the LA-bound Swift RoadRailer through Cougar, California in summer 1998.
An eastbound Southern Pacific train of lumber empties pulls the 1.4% grade through Cougar, California, helped by a rebuilt SD45 wearing the colors of the failed Santa Fe merger.
The Coast Starlight is running behind schedule as it pulls away from Mount Shasta on a summer morning in 1994.
The Napa garbage loads roll northbound on the Shasta Route in the summer of 1999.
When the Modoc Line was closed during 1987 and 1988, Southern Pacific routed Oregon lumber traffic to the Ogden gateway via Roseville using an EURGM symbol. One of these trains heads west on the S... (more)
The Coast Starlight heads north near Mount Shasta, with four private cars on the rear of the train.
Almost two years after Union Pacific acquired Southern Pacific, the Swift RoadRailer heads for Southern California.
Shortly after the Pacific Parlour service began in 1995, one of the cars heads north on the Coast Starlight.
Over two years after Union Pacific acquired Southern Pacific, a northbound intermodal train passes Mount Shasta with a solid set of Espee power.
A westbound Southern Pacific manifest slows to take siding for Amtrak 14 at Grass Lake.