The Oxnard Local brings a long string of tank cars by the old SP station in the Saticoy section of Ventura. The station was used by a lumber yard for years, and now has sat derelict for quite a fe... (more)
Nothing unusual to see here, just an F7(A) on a revenue freight train in 2020 in California, shoving LPG cars for storage between Fillmore and Piru on what was once the mainline of the Southern Pa... (more)
FWRY's Extra 3501 with a string of LPG tanks for storage heads over the Sespe Creek bridge. This trackage was once the SP main line.
FWRY's Extra 3501 with a string of LPG tanks for storage is such an unusual move the man on the tractor had no idea to expect a train. Luckily both train speed and his quick thinking kept there fr... (more)
FWRY's Extra 3501 with a string of LPG tanks for storage, pulls across Santa Paula Creek. It's possible to go five years without seeing a freight train here (although this is the second recent one... (more)
Fillmore & Western uses ion of its F7As and a GP35 on a rare freight move, pulling a string of LPG tank cars to Caven. They are smoking it up here as the pull from a dead stop.
Union Pacific's Oxnard Local makes a fairly rare move on the Montalvo Industrial Lead. It is bringing a string of LPG tank cars to the Fillmore & Western (normally a tourist and Hollywood producti... (more)
Delivered in November 1939 as part of Southern Pacific's third order for diesels, SP 1006 was rescued from a steel scrapyard some time in the late 80s or very early 90s. She has been loving restor... (more)
The 4PM museum train has very recently reached the northern end of its run, at 7th Street, and is now shoving south back to SCRM. Photo taken south of the 11th Street Crossing. Consist is an SP SW... (more)
Although this is listed as an EMD SW1, it's really an EMC SW1, from before EMC was purchased by GM. Beautifully restored by the folks at SCRM, SP 1006 has just shoved its train to the end of track... (more)
I was done shooting for the day and walking back to my car, when the Amtrak from San Diego to LA started blowing behind me. Clouds and a leading cab car, I wasn't planning on a photo. Then the sun... (more)
A pleasant surprise arrives, as an early "Daygo" (crew nickname for the San Diego to Barstow freight) arrives on the bluffs. Literally one car length closer, this was in shadow as clouds... (more)
Coaster train 662 is shoving at track speed with F40 2101 doing the honors. This is the last inbound train of the day to San Diego.
Coaster train 657 from San Diego to Oceanside heads over the bluffs with a F59PHI in the lead. The F59s will also be getting replaced, but not until a later Charger order is filled.
Coaster train 655 from San Diego to Oceanside heads over the bluffs with a venerable F40 in the lead. The F40s' replacement Chargers are almost here.