Southern Pacific 9177 leads Milwaukee Road 156, 174 and 168 south out of the Taylor Yard and along the "river" in Los Angeles. The train has stopped to wait for the dispatcher to give a ... (more)
Erie Heritage sandwich at Taylor.
Southern Pacific 9177 leads Milwaukee Road SD40-2 156, 174 and 168 south out of the Taylor Yard and along the "river" in Los Angeles. The train has stopped to wait for the dispatcher to ... (more)
"C&O on the D&H"
SP 4351 switches cars in the Taylor Yard. Photo taken with permission.
Southern Pacific GP-40X 7231 sits in the diesel service area in Taylor Yard. Photo taken with permission.
SP 8377 sits in the dead line at Taylor yard after being involved in a derailment. Besides the side and cab being damaged, note that part of the plow is complete gone. Plenty of damaged units in... (more)
The long, snoot nose of SP 8314 is easily seen as it sits in the Taylor Yard diesel service area.
Kind of Like What Happened to "the Leader" in the Movie Sleeper...Cotton Belt 7643 was built in January 1979 as part of an order for 30 GP40-2s. It served parent company Sou... (more)
Amtrak 4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, detours via Metrolink's River Subdivision and past the aging, long neglected ex-Southern Pacific turntable pit at Taylor Yard as it heads for Mojave. Once ... (more)
SP 9359 is in the shops getting serviced while SP 6639 has suffered a bent frame from a wreck. One is in good shape, the other is not.
Reading & Northern arrives at Taylor.
A "patched" SD40-2 at Taylor Yard heads up K81. The small D&H herald adorns the cab on both sides. Nice touch.
What a Recession Looks LikeA visit to Southern Pacific's primary yard and shop complex in Los Angeles, Taylor Yard (located just north of downtown), during the 1973-1975 recession p... (more)
After picking up three boxcars at Taylor yard , this former BNSF GP30 gets underway. Now designated as a GP39RN, this was one of several ex Geep 30s rebuilt several years ago. First one iI have e... (more)