An inbound manifest from Ogden arrives at West Colton in the late afternoon.
After setting out cars for MWCLI, a yard job returns west towards the classification yard with an extra unit in consist.
4 SD40-2 rebuilds get headroom on the east end of West Colton Yard on a hot afternoon.
An inbound Roseville nears the end of its trip as they head off the Palmdale Cutoff and arrive at West Colton Yard.
Power for the day's BNSF transfer manifest pulls out of the to the departure yard where it'll tack-on to their train and begin the climb up Cajon Pass to Barstow.
SP 8493 west leads a 7 unit consist which includes GP9's 3415 and 3824 on the WCLAY (West Colton-Los Angeles manifest) around the loop at the Pepper St overpass.
UP 2644 is the power for an outbound train on a busy Saturday morning.
It's a busy Saturday Morning at West Colton. UP 1544 (SD40N) works the east end of the yard while a hostler brings down power for an outbound train.
UP 3074 departs West Colton yard on the rear of a massive PSR manifest set up 3x1x1.
The engineer on the SP 9217 slowly begins to bring his train eastward out of the West Colton yard, and then head west up the Palmdale Cutoff over Cajon Pass.
With its excursions over Cajon Pass, benefitting the Rail Giants Train Museum, and display days in West Colton complete, UP 4014 and it's train of business cars highballs Southern California and b... (more)
Slowly moving out of the yard,a West Colton, CA to Englewood, TX manifest train begins its trip across the Yuma Subdivision on Oct. 15, 2019.
13 locomotives, led by UP 7885, roll westbound into the West Colton yard after coming over Banning Pass. No train, just a long string of 13 engines.
SP 7342, with the experimental "Daylight" paint scheme, sits in the diesel service area in the West Colton yard.
The crew of SP 9151 chat before boarding the power and backing it down to their train at the east end of the West Colton yard.