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Railfan Trips



by Chris Guenzler

On this page you can read about my Railfan trips over the years. This is my newest project so check back for new stories. These trips go from the oldest to newest.



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The La Plata Railfan Guide.

Growing up with trains in Orange County.

A trip on the Santa Fe Irvine Spur.

A Bike Trip to Cajon Pass

Steam in my youth.

San Bernardino Shop Tours and view of the Bakersfield Turntable.

A 1974 Trip on the California Western Railroad.

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Steam Engines I have Ridden in my Life.

Amtrak in my early years of photography.

The Santa Fe in my early years.

The Southern Pacific in my early years.

The Union Pacific in my early years.

Western Pacific in it's last years.

Rio Grande through the years!

Burlington Northern through the years!

The early pictures of Canada of the PGE/BC Rail,CP Rail and CN!

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Special trains through the years.

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Shortline Railroads through the years.

A look back at Mexican Railroad's Motive Power.

Mexico's Passenger Trains, Cabooses and other things memories.

Santa Fe 3751 through the years!

Southern Pacific 4449 through the years!

Union Pacific 844 through the years!

Union Pacific 3985 through the years!

The Milwaukee Road 261 through the Years!

Cajon Pass through the years!

A Brief Look at Cajon Pass with Snow Years Ago!

Tehachapi through the years!

Trips to the Feather River during the Western Pacific late years of 1976, 1978 and 1981.

A visit to Railfair 1981 with trains along the way.

The Pocatello Visits of the early 1980's

A winter trip to Colorado 12/83

The UP 3985 first solo outing to Pocatello Idaho's 100th Anniversary and First Public Excursion Salt Lake City to Provo 6/18/1982.

A two day chase of the World Fair Daylight with Southern Pacific 4449 5/84.

My first trip to the Powder River Basin with a visit to Sherman Hill.

The Southern Pacific's Sunset Route: West Colton to Bowie,AZ

In search of the MKT, Missouri Pacific and Kansas City Southern 4/87.

The UP 8444 and SP 4449 visits Los Angeles, then over Cajon Pass followed by the 4449 on the Sacramento Jazz Trains 5/89.

A visit to Railfair 1991.

A second trip to the Powder River Basin 6/92

A Chase of Southern Pacific 2472 to Los Angeles on September 13,1992.

A Southern California Chase of UP 3985 in May of 1994

BNSF Needles Subdivision

A visit to Railfair 1999.

Driving trip to Winterail 2003 3/03

Tehachapi 3/12/04

Santa Fe 3751 and Heritage Park in Santa Fe Springs 6/12-13/04

Snow in Cajon Pass 12/20/2008

Chasing the Union Pacific 844 over Donner Pass

Chasing the Union Pacific 844 north of Coffeyville, Kansas

Chasing the Union Pacific 3985 in Central Missouri

Photographing the Kelso Flyer

Needles Sub Trip

A trip out to Horseshoe Bend in Santa Ana Canyon

Chasing the UP 844 from Yuma to Colton

Chasing the UP 844 from West Colton to Yermo

Chasing the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Blue Unit Circus Train

Train Stations in the USA and Canada A to Z

The long wait for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Blue Unit Circus Train

The Northbound Chase of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Blue Unit Circus Train.

A Trip to Hill 582 and Beaumont Pass 1/12/2013

A Trip to the Tehachapi Mountains to Photograph Trains 2/16/2013

A Sunday Morning at the Horseshoe Bend in Santa Ana Canyon

Beaumont Hill Trip 4/20/2013

A morning at San Mateo Point 8/5/2013

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Red Unit Circus Train at Irvine 8/5/2013

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Red Unit Circus Train Chase 8/12/2013

Railfanning Orange County8/24/2013

A Trip to Cajon Pass and Colton 11/9/2013

The moving of the Union Pacific 4014 from the Rail Giant Museum 11/15/2015

A Trip to the Horseshoe Bend to see a late running Southwest Chief 1/11/2014

The Union Pacific 4014 heads to West Colton 1/26/2014

A Trip to Cajon Pass and to see the Union Pacific 4014 at West Colton 2/08/2014

A Trip to Topock 3/22/2014

A Trip to the Tehachapi Mountains 5/31/2014

Ringling Bros. & Barnum Bailey Blue Unit Circus Train to and from San Diego

A Trip to Hill 582 in Cajon Pass 9/20/2014

A Trip to Cajon Pass 12/27/2014

BNSF Needles Sub Trip 2/27/2015

A Trip to the BNSF Mojave Sub 1/21/2016

A Trip to the Union Pacific Beaumont Hill 5/28/2016

A Trip to the Union Pacific Beaumont Hill 12/10/2016

Brand New
A Trip to Cajon Pass 3/8/2017

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