No, this isn't a cartoon. As Cartoon Network's skyscraper looms in the background, a cartoon-like consist rests in the coast siding just north of Burbank Junction on a cool evening. Made u... (more)
Easily out running traffic on East 5th Street, UP 1375 hustles the remainder of the LOF63-14's deliveries south for Camarillo and Somis.
Shoving nearly half its train down the Proctor & Gamble Paper Products industrial spur, better known to the LOF63's crew and dispatcher as simply, "P&G," UP 1375 leaves the remainder of its train ... (more)
Squint your eyes and picture a bloody nose and Southern Pacific gallery cars... While it no longer adorns the proud Southern Pacific bloody-nose paint scheme, iconic light package or a stea... (more)
At 89 Years Old, She Still Looks Like She Just Rolled Out of Baldwin. Easing her way up Amtrak's 8th Street Coach Yard, Santa Fe 3751 passes by the passenger rail company's service and in... (more)
Honorning America's Veterans Cabbage Style Warming itself in the morning light, AMTK 90208, poses on the original, 1927-built Redondo turntable prior to taking part in its official unveili... (more)
Leading its lengthy train onto the floor of the San Joaquin Valley, BNSF 5489 hustles a westbound intermodal upgrade into Sandcut as the ex-Southern Pacific code lines here continue to deteriorate... (more)
Bringing up the rear of this westbound manifest, KCS 4102 is about as far away from home rails as possible as it pauses between Hanford and Guernsey.
With its chores in Oxnard, Camarillo and Somis complete - UP 1375 soaks up the morning light in front of the Oxnard crew base after serving as the power for the LOF63. Built in November of 1974, t... (more)
Turning into the morning light, AMTK 6906 leads this morning's edition of Amtrak 774 out of Oxnard south toward its next station stop of Camarillo.
A storm atop the mountain. With some heavy cloud cover looming along the hillsides, Fillmore & Western No. 14 gets some smoke on the stack as engineer Andy works the old Baldwin 2-8-0 up t... (more)
For 104 years old...she's still looks mighty fine. Coming into the morning light on the first day of Daylight Savings, engineer Andy tugs at the whistle cord of Fillmore & Western No. 14 as... (more)
Fillmore & Western No. 14 sends a pillar of steam skyward and sideways as it runs through the motion of its morning blowdown at the east end of the railroad's yard.
"Number 14, can we take them ahead a car length?" In a stroke of luck, with the conductor having requested to have the train pull forward to get off the circuit for the Central Avenue grade... (more)
It's a beautiful day in the town of Fillmore as the loud barks of a Fillmore & Western No. 14 reverberate off the hillsides on both sides of the valley. Working its five car train eastbound throug... (more)