The crew on the SP 6321 prepare to head out of the diesel service area and into the West Colton yard for more switching duties. Photo taken with permission.
The engineer on Cotton Belt 7654 backs his power towards his train as seen from the Pepper Street overpass.
UP 1943 soaks in the sun, which was short lived today as a quick break between a series of storm systems offered up this sunlit shot.
A lucky break in the clouds between storms here in Southern California, offered up this shot of UP 4141 at West Colton.
SP 7551 shows of the special Santa Fe - Southern Pacific "Kodachrome" merger paint scheme, with the white SP on the side of the unit. A wide variety of SP power is also seen in the West... (more)
SP 5110 needs some paint touch-up on the nose as it sits in the diesel service area in the SP West Colton yard.
A year to the day that I shot this same unit at West Colton as PRLX 24, today finds the unit with PHL decals again at West Colton. The unit is returning from the San Antonio research center. Here ... (more)
UPY 3208 goes about switching seen from Pepper Ave.
UPY 3208 in fresh paint at Pepper Ave.
An SD-45 leads four GP-9s through the switches so that it can back on to an eastbound train, while to the left a westbound intermodal rolls into West Colton yard after coming over Banning Pass.
SP 8799, now a camera car, sits near the diesel service facility in the West Colton Yard. Photo taken with permission.
A Rare Visitor from the EastUnion Pacific train KAILC 02 (intermodal, Atlanta GA to Los Angeles CA) approaches the railroad’s West Colton Yard in Bloomington, California, on a hot (... (more)
The distinctive "snoot" nose of SP 8370 is on full display at the West Colton diesel service area.
One of UP's newest 2017 delivery Tier3 credit ES44AC's seen from Pepper Ave.
Packed house at West Colton!