New Year's Day started off with a bang in the Union Pacific East Los Angeles yard. This derailment was the result of sending TOFC flat cars over the hump, something that was not suppose to happen... (more)
Southwest Chief in the Concrete Jungle: After arriving in Los Angeles, the train set for the Southwest Chief returns to Amtrak's 8th Street yard to be cleaned and prepared for the train's e... (more)
F125 Along the River: With the new 6th street bridge under construction in the background, Metrolink train 665 heads for Los Angeles Union Station with F125 number 909 powering the set.
Over the Flyover: A set of locomotives crosses the LA River having just dropped off a set of empty intermodal cars.
Flying over La La Land: A Pacific Surfliner bound for Los Angeles crosses over the LA River on the Redando Flyover. This train is running significantly late, having just been cleared after ... (more)
Matched Set along the LA River: A matched Pacific Surfliner set rolls along the LA River as it nears Los Angeles Union Station. This train is bound for San Luis Obispo.
The Sun Sets On Three Generations of Power. As Amtrak 785 drops downgrade off the Redondo Flyover with an endangered F59PHi on the rear, a freshly washed AMTK 507 and Santa Fe 3751's tende... (more)
Four Santa Fe EMD GP50's 3846, 3829, 3823, and merger painted 3828 plus SD45R 5376 at ATSF's Los Angeles Hobart yard.
AMTK 11, a P42DC veteran, takes a short spin before being lined for one of the Redondo turntable's "whisker" tracks during its layover in Los Angeles between trips.
Plying the final miles to Amtrak's Los Angeles 8th Street Yard, BNSF's "Roaming the American West" business car special passes a Metro light-rail serving facility as the train prepares t... (more)
Two Famous Tail Cars Meet. In an unplanned meet that is unlikely to happen again for sometime, American Railway Explorer's "Kansas" sits quietly inside Amtrak's 8th Street Yard as... (more)
"Roaming the American West" In Luxury. With the iconic downtown Los Angeles skyline just around the corner, BNSF 8342 leads the BNSF Railway 2018 "Roaming the American West" business car sp... (more)