As smoke from the raging Thomas Fire fills the sky, UP 9906 leads a rail train south out of Carpinteria for Seacliff where it will meet Amtrak 769 before continuing on to Oxnard. The sun, trying i... (more)
No, that's not sand Amtrak's kicking up. Rather than whipping up a light dusting of sand on its approach to Ventura, Amtrak 782 instead is kicking up the latest coating of ash that has fa... (more)
The Coast Smokelight. Working back up to track speed, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight parallels the coast as it heads north toward Carpinteria under the erie shadow of the Thomas Fire'... (more)
Battling the stiff grade out of Bealville as the sun dips below the horizon, Amtrak 11, the southbound Coast Starlight, turns toward Tunnel 3 as it detours over Tehachapi Pass. Turning inland afte... (more)
Making its second to last run before the October 9 schedule change, LARail.com's private cars Overland Trail, Pacific Trail and Silver Splendor skirt the ex-Southern Pacific coast line just north ... (more)
Casting long shadows onto the ground in front of the original Southern Pacific water tank and Western Milling grain facility here, UP 7905 hustles a southbound stack train toward its next crew cha... (more)
The sun sets on another day in Los Angeles as AMTK 591 and a flurry of other locomotives and private cars bask in the afternoon light on the whisker tracks of the Redondo turntable.
Having just rejoined their train on the main, UP 1375 prepares to get back underway with the LOF63 having completed their delivers to the industries on the P&G industrial lead.
With the long shadows of nearby power lines casting their shadows on the cowl of SCAX 865, Metrolink 155 hustles toward its next station stop of Burbank-Bob Hope Airport.
Highballing the Oxnard Transit Center as it turns into the morning light, Amtrak 768 heads south for its next station stop of Camarillo. In the background, the LOF63's conductor walks toward the p... (more)
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)