UP MSCWCW nears the end of its journey as they pass under the now-replaced searchlights at CP-Rana with 1996 leading.
All trains originating at Southern Pacific’s West Colton Yard depart eastbound, and westbound trains, such as this LA Basin “Hauler,” depart eastbound and use the balloon track to make a 360º turn... (more)
Union Pacific’s Alhambra Sub makes a pair of S-curves – think of a graphed bell curve – to get to West Colton Yard as they pass under the UP’s Mojave Sub just east of the yard. Getting back on (g... (more)
Union Pacific train SYUWC 17 (Special, Yuma AZ to West Colton Yard CA) exists the UP’s Alhambra Sub and enters West Colton Yard to spend the night and perform some maintenance. UP FEF-3 class 4-8... (more)
To get to Union Pacific’s West Colton Yard, westbound trains coming off the railroad’s Yuma Sub pass under the Mojave Sub on a big curve and then swing back to pass the yard on the Alhambra Sub. ... (more)
All trains originating at Union Pacific’s West Colton Yard depart eastbound, and westbound trains, such as MWCLB-09, a manifest heading from West Colton Yard to Long Beach, use the balloon track t... (more)
The MWCNPX departs West Colton with UP EMD T4 3063 leading.
A pair of CP's lead a MWCEU as the train departs West Colton yard.
"May Gray" has changed into "June Gloom" (low-altitude stratus clouds which form over the cool water of the Pacific Ocean’s California Current, and spread overnight into the co... (more)
How often can the crew hang out of the cab, and see their own rear end device. What I believe to be captive power to Colton yard. With SDP45's on the ends, and a SD9 and I believe an SD39, The odd... (more)
UP's eastbound ILBNS eases off BNSF rails onto the Yuma Sub via the Mt. Vernon connector.
The trim job heads under Pepper to gain clearance.
Power for the day's manifest to Englewood Yard in Houston backs towards its train at West Colton Yard as a Dynamic Tamper passes on the main.
A KCS ES44AC shoves on the rear as a Herzog Ballast work train briefly heads west on the Alhambra Sub towards Montclair although its final destination is to the east in Yuma.
An Ogden bound manifest begins its journey from the trim yard at West Colton under stormy skies.