Union Pacific's RWCWCG is regarded as the "dirt train" and runs from the Robinson Ready Mix plant in Cabazon, California to Los Angeles, California. Running daily this train consists of modified c... (more)
The daily rock train leans into the through-main curve at West Colton, led by UP #7997.
Two weather-worn SD60M's lead a short freight around the bypass track at West Colton.
Three members of the UP 4014 crew keep careful watch as the 4-8-8-4 negotiates the West Colton departure switches. The consist is lined for the balloon track ahead where it would enter 20 or so f... (more)
In a photo which helps one to understand the proportions of this locomotive, three crew members are seen riding the front porch of #4014. They were creeping along at slow speed, getting ready to ... (more)
Out for a stroll; UP 4014 was out and about in the West Colton yard accompanied by the UP employees working on the program and #7885, which was providing power. The behemoth was run through the d... (more)
An extremely rare leader in a very familiar package leads an extra Fresno while a trio of rebuilt SD40Ns working the 7:30 trim job pull a cut from the bowl. The rare leader, UP 5695 is one of the ... (more)
Remote control power and its engineer stroll through the departure yard throat with a pair of recently rebuilt SD40Ns. Unit #1665 was originally purchased by the Missouri Pacific while the #1703... (more)
Fresh after stopping at Rialto Metrolink station to pick up the mayor of San Bernardino, ATSF 3751 steams to her next and final location, the Santa Fe depot of San Bernardino, where Railroad Days ... (more)
A stack train negotiates the new run through track around the West Colton yard.
Reworked and renumbered, an ex- Missouri Pacific SD40-2 now outfitted with remote control gear shuffles cars around the yard.
A trio of SD70ACe's being prepped to lead a manifest out of West Colton.
Two UP trains and BNSF transfer power are seen early morning in West Colton.
SD70ACe's and a Genset unit pulls a freight out of West Colton.
A mixture of UP and CSX power is hostled onto a waiting train as a Westbound stack train drops down from the Palmdale Cutoff.