A Little Los Angeles History Hangs On. Making its final descent into Los Angeles, Metrolink 753 drops off the northern end of the Redondo Flyover as it passes Amtrak's locomotive maintenanc... (more)
Once a rare sight to see on the point of any type of train in California, a BNSF SD70ACe has become yet another common sight like this evening's passage of the BNSF 9317. After patiently waiting f... (more)
Celebrating 21.5 years of near continuous service across the Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway system (and beyond). I present to you, BNSF C44-9W #4997, recorded at Hobart Yard, Los Angeles, ... (more)
Southern Pacific SD7 1427, built in August 1953, is the former SP 2727, originally SP 5320. While no longer used in passenger service, the engine still has a water tank (which is missing its cap)... (more)
New Year's Day started off with a bang in the Union Pacific East Los Angeles yard as an employee surveys the damage. This derailment was the result of sending TOFC flat cars over the hump, somethi... (more)
A trio of brand new, SC-44 "Chargers," glisten on this rainy morning in downtown Los Angeles as they await their first chance to get out and stretch their legs.
A scene that's now one for the history books - AMTK 451, an F59PHi, takes a break at the Redondo Junction maintenance facility prior to returning to service between San Luis Obispo and San Diego. ... (more)
Specially painted SP SD40R 7347 for the 1984 summer Olympic games in Los Angeles. This unit still dressed in Olympic paint livery was wrecked/scraped 8/85 at Westminster, Colorado while on the Bu... (more)
SP GP40X 7231 at the SP Taylor Yard in Los Angeles.
Lots of power at the Union Pacific Los Angles yard and engine facility in 1981. Today includes visitors from Conrail and former Frisco units now with BN markings under the cab. Photo taken with pe... (more)
SP 7347 the specially painted unit for 1984 summer Olympics in Los Angeles sits next to the SP World's Fair Daylight train at the Union Station.
SP 4449 and the Louisiana World's Fair Daylight bask in the glorious afternoon sunshine at Los Angeles Union Station.
Chatsworth Rocks, in Santa Susana Pass in the northwest corner of Los Angeles, was the location of countless early Western films, from silent movies up to Roy Rogers’ television show. It has also... (more)
Two Amtrak long-distance trains are prepped for their evening departures at the "Launching Pad," at the carrier’s Redondo Junction facility about three miles south of downtown L.A. The ... (more)
As Amtrak train 4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, departs Los Angeles Union Station, Metrolink train 328 (behind SCAX MP36PH-3C 888, also departs L.A.’s Union Station. Both trains are runn... (more)