The Torrance Local departs its namesake city with a trio of beat up gensets.
The 1st Watson comes out of the "Torrance Jungle" with one of the very few clean, ungraffitied warbonnet GP60Ms left leading the way.
The "741" Relief Yard Job, Y-WAT104, arrives at Alcoa Yard in Torrance with a massive train bound for two of the South Bay's refineries. One of them, the Torrance Refining Company (forme... (more)
The 1st Watson heads into Torrance with a trio of ex-ATSF painted GP60 variants. In tow is a cut of tank cars from the Chevron refinery in El Segundo which are bound for Watson Yard. With only a h... (more)
The Second Watson is at track speed as it nears its final destination in Torrance on a beautiful and temperate summer evening.
The Harbor Sub in Torrance contains a stretch of trackage where the main runs in between a thick row of trees along the right of way. Known as the "Jungle", it provides a unique backdrop... (more)
The 2nd Watson crew is illuminated by a convenient last second showing of the sun as it heads west with a couple fallen flag survivors leading the way.
Welcome to the Jungle! This section of the BNSF Harbor Sub through Torrance has come to be known as the Jungle due to the heavy, east-coast-like growth that have grown around the tracks.
The Torrance Local shoves up Sartori to a business park at the end of the line. This is the one time Pacific Electric line to its huge shops complex and still looks like an interurban in some ways... (more)
The LOW10 picks up a car near the end of track at the one time location of the Pacific Electric Torrance shops, today a struggling industrial park.
On Saturdays the 41 Relief Job fills in for the First Watson in running up from Wilmington to Torrance and El Segundo, serving both the Exxon Mobil refinery (in the background) and the Chevron ref... (more)
In fresh not to be SPSF red yellow paint SD 45 5338 leads a westbound Santa Fe "extra Harbor" passed Torrance Park in Torrance, CA.
Santa Fe's San Bernardino Watson Yard "Wilmington Turn" was heading back to San Bernardino cab hop passing through Torrance
Santa Fe's westbound afternoon San Bernardino to Wilmington Turn was passing the site of the original Torrance station in Torrance
Unban railroading on the Santa Fe Harbor Sub as westbound Kansas City to Long Beach stack train SKCLB passes through what crews refer to as "the Jungle" in a residential area of Torrance, CA