MP 2056 and MP 2053 lead three SP diesels and a Union Pacific train west through the Colton crossing. A lot has changed in this area since this photo was taken 33 years ago.
A UP only A-B-A set of power leads an eastbound train through Colton, CA, on Santa Fe trackage rights.
The Presidential and Troops units make a final approach into West Colton yard after leading across the rainy California desert. The pair were both trailing until Yuma, where the power was wyed. Wo... (more)
FXE 4063 shoves on the rear of a CSVGU export coal load as it passes over the BNSF mainline on the Colton flyover.
Rock train passes the outbound BNSF interchange, waiting to make a double.
CSXT 868 leads an eastbound grain empty at West Colton, seen from Pepper Ave.
UP 3076 brings up the rear of a Roseville to West Colton freight seen from Pepper Ave.
Southern Pacific GP35 6316 at Colton's SP yard.
Missouri Pacific 2012 sits in the small yard in Colton.
The Union Pacific rail operations do not cease at the start of the night shift at West Colton.
UP 8621 leads a westbound manifest at Pepper Ave. The 4th unit is UPY 1000, the first of ten GP22T4's that will work exclusively at Roseville.
Sporting a fresh paint job from NLR, UP 4109 leads a westbound stack train at Pepper Ave.
UP 3018 arrives at West Colton leading a westbound manifest seen from Pepper Ave.
A pair of coal units, with the outward facing DPU being SD70ACe 9385 passes through Highgrove on the San Bernardino Sub.