A short Pasadena Local heads westbound through Glendora enroute to Miller Brewing in Irwindale. A lot of horsepower today, with one engine per each of the three CP covered hoppers. The 548 is th... (more)
Consecutively numbered 8570 and 8571 lead Q241 off the old C&O line on the connector track to head west on the former B&O through Fostoria. I later learned that the 8570 caught fire west of here ... (more)
UP 8413 brings up the rear of a westbound stack train at CP Grand, as a DPU passing the palm-tree lined commercial parks where cattle once grazed only 15 years prior.
A former GN/BN rebuilt GP30 has replaced GP60M BNSF 159 on the Pasadena Local in recent weeks. Although it's too bad to see the solid Warbonnet set of GP60M's broken up, it's still nice to have a... (more)
UP 1995, the CNW Heritage unit, leads a shipper's special westbound through Industry, CA on UP's LA Sub just east of CP Grand. The impressive 11-car train ran from Yuma, AZ to Long Beach today, a... (more)
Lately, BNSF's Pasadena Local (out of Kaiser yard in Fontana) has been running with two Warbonnet GP60M's and has been coming west in the mid-afternoon - which makes for a winning combination of l... (more)
Former BN (ex-SLSF) GP38-2 2358 was a bit of a surprise leading the westbound BNSF Pasadena Local in western Glendora, enroute to switch the Miller Brewery in nearby Irwindale.
Amtrak 455 leads southbound Surfliner 572 out of the Anaheim platform. The unit has been adorning a special 'Surfer-Saver' train awareness wrap aimed at reducing fatalities at the several beach l... (more)
Northbound Amtrak Coast Starlight 14 looks good in the low winter light on the first day of December as it approaches the grade crossing in the small beachfront community of Faria Beach, just nort... (more)
UP 2528 (a rebuilt GP40) and a former Rio Grande GP40-2 lead the southbound Santa Margarita local at the north end of the Elkhorn Slough, just a couple miles out from their base at the Watsonville... (more)
A northbound Caltrain mid-day train pushes into the futuristic looking Millbrae Caltrain/Bart station.
Kennecott Copper GE 125-tonner 402 is on display along with an ore car and a caboose on trackage at the Oquirrh Mountain Mining Museum in the Deseret Peak Complex near Tooele, Utah.
BNSF 4909 leads an eastbound autorack train at Summit, with a colorful locomotive consist including a BN green SD60M.
The new triple trackage on the BNSF Cajon Sub is already being put to use - with an eastbound piggyback train coming up the middle main, a westbound BNSF baretable on the left, and an eastbound Un... (more)
A quartet of BNSF C44-9W's lead an eastbound stack train at Blue Cut, running on the middle of the three mainlines.