UP "Big Boy" 4014 departing West Colton Yard enroute to Yermo, Ca. then onto Cheyenne Wyoming.
January 26th, 2:09 PM. Union Pacific steam locomotive 4014 is carefully backed into a storage track at West Colton California. All eyes of the crewmen are on the ridged truck frame of the massive ... (more)
2 of the 6 SD38-2's that SP owned, with slug 1000 made from a Alco Century unit, are seen pulling a string of cars back up the hump from the bowl.
Bringing up the rear on a Southern Pacific eastbound freight at West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, on January 20th, 1984, are a pair of bay-window cabooses: SP C-40-4 (rebuilt) caboose ... (more)
The lead engine on UP train MWCDAX 25 (Manifest; West Colton CA to Dallas TX; Unscheduled) has seen better days! AC4400CW 6675 (UP calls these C44AC locomotives) has a rather nasty burn on the lo... (more)
Union Pacific SD40Ns 1554 and 1596 leave the West Colton Yard on October 26th, 2013. This train, symboled YWC66 26, is technically a yard job, but in this case it is heading east out of the yard ... (more)
A quintet of 4-axle power leads an eastbound Southern Pacific piggyback train past the railroad's West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, on March 6th, 1985. On the headend is SP B36-7 7762,... (more)
UP 8801 departs West Colton for points east with a large manifest in tow, seen from the Pepper Street overpass.
Trains departing Union Pacific's West Colton Yard all depart eastbound, with westbounds making a 180º trip around the balloon track. The head end of UP train MWCLB 27 (Merchandise; West Colton to... (more)
After being turned, new tunnel motors back to their train, bound for Bakersfield via the Palmdale-Colton Cut-off.
SP workmen turn three new tunnel motors for a trip to Bakersfield pulling a manifest.
UP 1995 departs West Colton with the MWCNP in tow seen from the Pepper Ave overpass.
UP 2483 leads a extra West Colton to Mira Loma train seen from the Pepper Ave overpass.
Switching cuts of cars at the former Southern Pacific West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, is a trio of EMD six-axle power downgraded for yard use: UPY SD38-2 824 (ex-UPY 824, ex-UP 2824,... (more)