The local station agent has a lot on his mind this evening as he looks down the tracks, ahead of the big Southern Pacific 4-10-2 that is taking on water prior to departing. In reality, its another... (more)
A look back upon happier times - by that I mean 2019. A decent sized group of photographers and actors gathered at the LA Fairgrounds on a fall evening to recreate scenes, like the one portrayed a... (more)
Metrolink train #367 is almost halfway through its trip from San Bernardino to Los Angeles on a cool but sunny New Years Day. The EMD F125 on the rear of the train let out a plume of black smoke a... (more)
Caught between rain showers, the local station's ticket agent is seen patiently waiting for the conductor to return from walking his train. In reality, its a rather dry night (something we've gott... (more)
Ready to board! After a fall evening rainstorm in the mid-1940s, the passengers are ready to board their luxury pullman car for the journey to their destinations. I'm sure the young family in the ... (more)
A simulated scene of working on a steam engine in the 40s era comes to life at the Pomona Fairgrounds. In this scene, sparks rain down as a worker cuts metal on the 1926 built steam locomotive, pr... (more)
One Last Kiss. Illuminated by a dim platform light, a couple is about to embrace one another for one last kiss prior to the gentleman helping his lady up the final steps of the vestibule an... (more)
Can I get a light? The crew of the UP 9000 peers below as a gathering of military and civilian personnel converse as they wait for their passenger train to points east to back into the depo... (more)
Steamy nights in October...RailGiants train museum presents its annual photoshoot featuring the great Southern Pacific 5021 4-10-2 locomotive.
Where It All Restarted - After serving the rails for 18 years, UP 4014, one of twenty-five Big Boys ever built, was retired from service. The 1.2 million pound steam giant would not see rev... (more)
2001 miles from its origination city (New Orleans, Louisiana) Amtrak train 1, the westbound tri-weekly Sunset Limited, makes its next-to-last station stop before arriving in Los Angeles. D... (more)
At 11:52 pm (23:42) on January 25, 2014, and the effort to get Union Pacific "Big Boy' 4014 out of the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds is about over. In the wee hours of January 26, Union Pac... (more)
A pair of Union Switch & Signal H-2 searchlight signals protect the mainline on the Union Pacific's Alhambra Subdivision atSpadra, in the city of Pomona, California, on July 5, 2017. (This is the... (more)
"This here is one of our finest," said the UP Manager. In a staged scene part of the annual night photography session at the Rail Giants Train Museum in Pomona, a Union Pacific executive p... (more)
While snowy mountain tops can be seen in the background, the town of Pomona is in the mid 70 degrees on this warm January day, as a set of four Union Pacific units lead a stack train westbound.