It never rains in Southern California! Under clearing skies, PHL 62, one of Pacific Harbor Lines' new MP20C-3 low-emissions locomotives, awaits its next move at UP's Dolores Yard.
Pacific Harbor Line SD18 42 has been "blue flagged" and is not to be moved, at the Pier A Yard's engine facility in Wilmington, California, on August 11, 2007.
A pair of Pacific Harbor Line SW1200s bring a train through "scenic" Wilmington, in southern California's port of Los Angeles, on August 11, 2007. PHL 37 was built as New Haven 655, while PHL 36 ... (more)
Pacific Harbor Line SD18 41, seen here at Union Pacific's Dolores Yard in Carson, California, is the former C&NW 6637, ex-PNC 1834, rebuilt from Southern SD24 6334, originally Southern 2518.
PHL's oldest and newest sit side-by-side in their Wilmington, CA. locomotive facility.
End of the line. PHL SD18 44 (originally Southern SD24 2507) being stripped in PHL's Pier A Yard backlot. Note former SP Business Car 100 "Airslie" stored in the background.
With the delivery of new low-emission MP20C-3 diesels, older Pacific Harbor Line power such as GP7 101 (still in predecessor Harbor Belt Line colors, ex-CKRY 4287, ex-C&NW 4287, nee-C&NW 1589) and... (more)
The lowest numbered engine on the Pacific Harbor Line is SW1200 32, seen sitting outside the engine shed at the Pier A Yard on August 11, 2007. Engine 32 is the former PHL 9326, ex-CR 9326, ex-EL... (more)
PHL SW1200 32 rests in the Pacific Harbor Line Wilmington, CA locomotive facility alongside other old and leased PHL power.
Pacific Harbor Line MP20C-3 63, a low emission diesel built by Motive Power Industries (Boise, ID) in May 2007, accelerates out of Pier A Yard on its way to work the vast Los Angeles and Long Beac... (more)
A lot of the usable parts have been stripped from Pacific Harbor Line SD18 44. This engine started life in January 1960 as SOU SD24 2507 (then became SOU 6308, PNC SD18 1808 and CNW 6626).
A variety of power rests at the Pacific Harbor Line engine shed in Wilmington, California, on August 11, 2007. From left to right: GP7 101, SD40T-2 51 and SD18 42.
Having been set up for a movie shoot (HANCOCK - starring Will Smith as a homeless/boozer superhero), PHL SD18r 40 is being stripped of its "movie makeup" by set dressers. A fake wrecked nose had b... (more)
37 and 38 wait for 51 to enter the yard before continuing their work.
After making a stop, PHL 37 and 38 proceed through the crossing with a string of autoracks.