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  1. Union Pacific Mission Bay Local At Burlingame

    Union Pacific Mission Bay Local At Burlingame

    Union Pacific Mission Bay Local passing the Burlingame Caltrain Station.
  2. Union Pacific Broadway Local At Burlingame

    Union Pacific Broadway Local At Burlingame

    Union Pacific Broadway Local passing the Burlingame Caltrain Station.
  3. UP Kelloggs Local

    UP Kelloggs Local

    UP Kelloggs train stops to change a switch on it's way toward the main line.
  4. WC 3027

    WC 3027

    10 years since it was painted the flags on the sides of the 3027 are looking faded as the crew of the Burlington local is waiting to back down the Burlington Spur.
  5. NS GP on CSX line

    NS GP on CSX line

    I got the day off, so I went to the see CSX river line and saw a local working
  6. Street Running

    Street Running

    Central Manitoba Railway in Carman, MB. is running on Centre Ave. W. Units 4001, CCGX 5232 with 15 cars. This track oasses in front of Carman Motor Inn, the old CN Station.
  7. Working the chips

    Working the chips

    The Truckee local is preparing to spot the woodchip gons at the lumber mill. The mill would close in 1989 and the need to send the Truckee local 3-times-a-week would also vanish. Can't explain the weird fireman-side numberboard. Jerry C. photo
  8. Northbound Local

    Northbound Local

    New power this week for the Bend/Madras,Or.Local,Shown here here heading for Madras.
  9. Peoria local

    Peoria local

    Switch grain loads
  10. CN Peoria local

    CN Peoria local

  11. Not enough to clear the turnout

    Not enough to clear the turnout

    This SP local is in a minor jam. It was trying to run-around its train by allowing the cars to roll downhill via gravity. A crew member was using the handbrakes to avoid a runaway. The problem; the cut didn't roll far enough to clear the turnout. The SD-9 gingerly crept forward to nudge (tap)...
  12. Local Reflection

    Local Reflection

    Local NS D93 westbound at Clymers, IN on the NS Illinois Division. The local was readying for a stop at the ethanol plant to drop off empty ethanol tank cars.
  13. The Eyes And Ears For The Engineer

    The Eyes And Ears For The Engineer

    BNSF 2712 with three other GEEPS,the power for the CHERRY POINT LOCAL,makes a reverse move from the BNSF Bellingham Sub main where it left its string of empties into the INTALCO Yard at Custer,WA to pick up a string of ARCO/BP loaded hoppers.The Conductor and Brakeman ride the last trailing GEEP...
  14. This Nose Still Bleeds SP

    This Nose Still Bleeds SP

    The nose patch on UP 1386 has fallen off, and the paint on its flanks is faded - just like an SP should be! Without the yellow patches, this lashup would be more reminiscent of SP in the late 80's. Hard to believe it's 2009.
  15. Santa Cruz Local

    Santa Cruz Local

    Dwindling traffic on the UP's Santa Cruz branch has reduced the frequency of this local to only once a week. There is only a handful of customers remaining on the line.
  16. Americold Lead

    Americold Lead

    The Santa Cruz Local crosses Beach St. as it runs down the Americold lead having just picked up two loaded reefers of vegetables.
  17. Capitola Creek Trestle

    Capitola Creek Trestle

    The once a week Santa Cruz Local treads carefully over the most spectacular trestle on the branch.
  18. CP Embarcadero West

    CP Embarcadero West

    BNSF 8736 and 8727 depart the Port of Oakland yard limits with the Warm Springs Local in tow. This train runs between Richmond and Fremont, most of its route actually being over UP trackage rights.
  19. Santa Fe All the Way

    Santa Fe All the Way

    The Warm Springs Local departs the Port of Oakland yard limits with a matching set of Yellowbonnet GP60's.
  20. Headed North On The BNSF Bellingham Sub

    Headed North On The BNSF Bellingham Sub

    AMTRAK 89 leads the northbound AMTRAK CASCADES as it approaches the Bellingham,WA Transportation Center.The CHERRY POINT LOCAL with BNSF 2100 on the point is on the the Bellingham Siding waiting for the North Branch Dispatcher to say go.



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