Southern Pacific Returns to the Coast Line. Well, sort of. Patched GP60 No. 1053, originally Southern Pacific No. 9759, looks right at home as it throttles up through the Oxnard Amtrak/Metr... (more)
Dawn breaks over Oxnard as the crew of the LOF63 set to work as they prepare to grab a cut of autoracks to transfer over to the Ventura County Railroad's interchange tracks after the Metrolink mo... (more)
UP 1051 and a fellow GP60 enjoy a break between duties as they await their next call that will come in less than 24 hours.
Catching the last light of day as dark, looming clouds prepare to shallow up the sun, Metrolink 121 rolls past Union Pacific's yard at Oxnard on the approach to its next station stop here. Waiting... (more)
Flowers have begun to bloom thanks to the warm, Southern California temperatures as this morning's LOF63 sets to work in the Oxnard yard as they prepare to grab a cut of cars to take over to the V... (more)
After being pulled from Port Hueneme Navel base by Ventura County Railway, a movement of Bradley Fighting Vehicles from a returning Armored Brigade Combat Team Deployed in Korea rolls down Wooley... (more)
After being pulled from Port Hueneme Navel base by Ventura County Railway, a movement of Bradley Fighting Vehicles from a returning Armored Brigade Combat Team Deployed in Korea awaits transfer t... (more)
Ventura County Railway Company 9 is an ALCO S6 switcher, formerly owned by the Southern Pacific (ex-SP 1226, nee-SP 1059). (Oxnard, California - August 9, 1980)
Reliving The Golden Days At Golden Hour. For those that have been here before, Oxnard isn't necessarily a place where you want to prop up your boots and hang out for long when it comes to r... (more)
The late afternoon shadows have begun to creep up the sides of a Southern Pacific veteran, ex-SP 9759, as the twice-a-week arrival of Union Pacific's LOF67 pulls into town with the UP 8618 on the ... (more)
The sun has just begun to peak over the local mountains as Metrolink 106, the last inbound train to Los Angeles from Ventura for the morning, makes like a bandit out of Oxnard for its next stop of... (more)
As this afternoon's LOF67 works the yard at Oxnard, Amtrak 777 slips into town with a P42DC on the point as it approaches the station for its scheduled stop.
Speed-lettered GP60 #1053 awaits its next morning's work as the Oxnard Local.
A pair of GP60s await their next assignment at Oxnard.
UP 1053 was built as SP 9759, and powered high priority intermodal trains early in its career. 29 years later, the unit is now relegated to service on locals.