A pair of Union Pacific genset locomotives head south through Anaheim on Metrolink (former ATSF) trackage rights, before joining home rails at Santa Ana, where they will proceed to switch in Costa... (more)
Santa Fe 3751 is underway on its southbound trip from Los Angeles to San Diego, approaching the Anaheim station at about 9:10am - running 50 minutes late at this point.
On the much anticipated special from LA to San Diego, ATSF 3751 stretches her legs along the first glimpse of the Pacific Ocean, just south of San Juan Capistrano (near Dana Point). The train con... (more)
UP 9326 pinch-hits for the famous steamer 844, which had broken down the day before at the '99 Sacramento Railfair. The train was a one-day excursion from Sacramento to the Feather River Canyon. ... (more)
The 3751 special from LA to the Fullerton Railroad Days weekend actually went as far as Orange, and then used the natural wye created by the 5-mile Olive Subdivision to turn the train. Seen backi... (more)
Santa Fe 3751 arrives into Fullerton from LA for the annual Railroad Days festival held each May. Although being towed by BNSF 7558, the 3751 appears to be doing most of the work. Also in the co... (more)
UPY Gensets 2726 and 2723 sandwich former SP GE 'B-boat' RCL sled 166 as the Costa Mesa Local is just setting out onto Metrolink trackage rights for the trip south to Santa Ana and ultimately Cost... (more)
Metrolink 302 makes its mid-morning eastbound journey towards San Bernardino, after the usual rush of inbound trains to Los Angeles have passed.
Four former Santa Fe Geeps are the power for the 1st Kaiser Switch job through Glendora, returning eastbound as light engines after dropping cars at the Miller Brewery in Irwindale.
BNSF 7580 is the leader of five units being put together to lead an eastbound intermodal train originating at either Commerce or Hobart yard in Los Angeles.
Soldiering on after lead P42 #84 hit a car east of Houston TX, Amtrak Sunset Limited #1 is running about 8 hours late as it passes through Spadra in western Pomona - closing in on its ultimate des... (more)
Usually only used on special trains, Metrolink's only F40PH makes a rare weekend appearance on the San Bernardino line, with a short Train 353 departing Covina for Los Angeles.
SP 1423 leads the regular Sunday train eastbound just barely out of the Niles depot. WP GP7 707 is on the other end as the train is about to enter Niles Canyon enroute to Sunol.
Eight big units power a westbound stack train headed for the Long Beach harbor past CP Grand in the City of Industry on a warm summer afternoon.
Both the power on the front and rear ends of this westbound Santa Fe freight can be seen in this view from above. Taken from the SP right-of-way above the old Cajon Campground.