The well known private car "Tioga Pass," a Los Angeles-based favorite for many, takes to the high iron once again as its seen skirting the Pacific Ocean on the rear of the Coast Starlight t... (more)
With their newest acquisition, SBRX 1517, now safely on home rails, today's Fillmore & Western train crew prepares to make some final switch moves before wrapping things up for the day.
Proudly adorned with two American Flags just two days prior to the 19th Anniversary of 9/11, Fillmore & Western No. 100 and GP35 No. 3501 set to work pulling 20 empty tank cars into the town of Fi... (more)
BNSF 511 sends a plume of smoke skyward as it pulls the slack out of a cut of cars and begins lugging them east while switching the eastern end of the BNSF Barstow yard.
Santa Fe 3751's three new support railcars, baggage car SBRX 1161, dormitory car SBRX 2506 and dormitory car SBRX 2523, have a moment to cool their heels (if that's possible when the temperature i... (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)
A 1921-built product of the American Locomotive Company, UP 2564, a 2-8-2 "Mikado," was originally built for the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad. It was traded to the Oregon Shortline R... (more)
Fillmore & Western Railway No. 3501, an ex-Pennsylvania Railroad GP 35, sways to and fro with an accompanying F7 as the two units lead "The Safety Train" east toward the town of Fillmore... (more)
BNSF 4718, still wearing its original "Warbonnet" paint in 2020, has come to a stop at Basta to wait for the passage of a number of trains, including the eastbound Southwest Chief. Racin... (more)
Santa Fe Lives On. You almost forgot what year it was when photographing this scene. Standing proudly against the dark, night sky is ATSF 108 wearing its resplendent warbonnet paint scheme ... (more)
Stars Under The Stars. Posed together at the Southern California Railway Museum beneath the night sky are SP 3100 (U25B), ATSF 108 (FP45) and the ATSF 999076. While COVID-19 might have put ... (more)
An Exciting New Life Awaits...Three former Santa Fe passenger cars, SBRX 2523 / 2506 / 1161, are about to leave Arizona behind and enter their new home state of California as they cross the... (more)
Looking for ways to continue railroad operations despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fillmore & Western Railway has looked to a new source of revenue in 2020 - storing railcars. These movements pro... (more)
Almost Home... A historic passenger car, SBRX 1517, might look a little rough around the edges after local "artists" in Los Angeles covered her with graffiti...but she is now just one more ... (more)