On Memorial Day 2020, the holiday lull in rail traffic was taken advantage of when a special high/wide load was hauled from San Onofre, in northern San Diego County to Apex, Nevada. Morning passe... (more)
A trio of factory new C40-8Ws keads a westbound freight towards Esperanza through box canyon.
Metrolink train 802 passes through Santa Ana Canyon as it heads from Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo to San Bernardino (Downtown) on May 20, 2019. Metrolink is the only owner (so far) of EMD's latest... (more)
Metrolink train 800 winds through Santa Ana Canyon as it heads from Oceanside to Riverside (Downtown) on a bright Spring morning. Metrolink is the only owner (so far) of EMD's latest F-unit, the ... (more)
Westbound BNSF Railway train S-ALTSCO1-14 (Intermodal Stacks; Alliance TX to Thenard CA) is met by eastbound BNSF train Q-LACNSA6-17 (Guaranteed Service Intermodal; Los Angeles CA to NS-Ashland Av... (more)
BNSF Railway's Transcon is a busy stretch of railroading - and a long stretch, as it connects the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California to Chicago, Illinois, a distance of over 2000 mile... (more)
A colorful Z-LACNYC9 has just begun it's trip to Croxton, NJ as it rounds the Horseshoe Curve in the Santa Ana River Canyon at Yorba Londa.
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It’s a hot July morning in the Santa Ana foothills in Southern California. In a couple of hours it will be almost unbearable to be standing trackside as the sun and heat continue to rise in the ce... (more)
A colorful morning intermodal storms the large now three track horse shoe curve at Weir Canyon out of Esperanza on a spring day in Southern California.
An outbound S train rounds the curve at Esperanza behind a Dash 9 leader.
A high priority Z9 rounds the curve at Esperanza behind a 5 pack of GEs. The recent rains in SoCal has led to a really colorful backdrop at this location.
An L.A. harbor bound stack train rounds the horse shoe curve near the former Esperanza station location.
Eastbound Trailers rounds the horseshoe at Copper Canyon Rd.