Alone in The Night - A look upon one of Union Pacific's former flagship locomotives as to how it would have looked in the mid-era of passenger railroading. This unit has not only been resto... (more)
You might think its summer already with the warm temperature in Perris this afternoon as the sun beats down on an open field located south of downtown. Scattered sporadically throughout the acres ... (more)
All Good Things Come in Threes. As the old saying goes...you can't just stop at two since all good things come in threes.
An eastbound aircraft streaks in the sky above UP 942 and ATSF 108 as the Southern California Railway Museum's first formal night photography session continues into the evening.
Stars Under The Stars. As a handful of stars begin to make their appearance in the sky above Southern California, three other stars have taken center stage on the grounds in front of Barn 7... (more)
United States Air Force (USAF) No. 1601 prepares to begin some switching alongside Ventura County Railway No. 2, which is being serviced for the last time before going down for its upcoming 1472 i... (more)
The valve gear of Ventura County Railway No. 2, a now 99-year-old 2-6-2 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1922, enjoys a brief rest between runs as a Pacific Electric trolley, No. 717, take... (more)
Ventura County Railway No. 2 heads for the barn in the golden hour light after completing its final day of operations before going down for its FRA mandated 1472 inspection.
Ventura County Railway No. 2 pauses outside of its storage barn, located at the Southern California Railway Museum, as it is service in the golden hour light one last time before being shut down. ... (more)
Engineer John Mobley cracks the throttle on Ventura County Railway No. 2 as it breaks away from its train to run north before spending the next hour or so operating as part of the "Run One&qu... (more)
Get A Grip. The cylinder cocks on VC 2 send out a brief stream of steam and hiss in frustration as the 99-year-old locomotive recovers from a wheel slip during the Southern California Railw... (more)
You Can't Outrun The Clock. With the sun having swung over to the west as the late afternoon slowly draws to a close, the sunlit fireman's side of Ventura County Railway No. 2 and it's trai... (more)
Thunder at Perris. With just hours left in its final day of operations before going down for it's mandated FRA 1472 inspection, Ventura County Railway No. 2, better known as "VC 2,&quo... (more)
Pacific Electric Steeplecab 1624 is seen undergoing restoration in Barn 7 at the Southern California Railway Museum in Perris. Built by the PE’s Torrance Shops in 1924, this electric locomotive w... (more)
Southern Pacific No. 3100 and Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe No. 108 take there place just outside the Southern California Railway Museum's diesel "barn" for an impromptu photo session bene... (more)