UP 2475 is being readied for the road crew that will be assigned to the train. There are two people sitting in the cab of UP 2516 waiting for orders.
On a slow evening in West Colton, UP 1571, leading a yard job, pauses before receiving permission to continue out of the yard.
The crew members sit in UP 2274 after having shoved the first part of their train back into the yard to hook up the other part of the train. Two tracks over UP 2486 sits bearing the scars of work... (more)
An eastbound stack train passes by the departure yard at West Colton while a train in the yard pauses to hook up to another string of cars. The train would then shove back into the yard track whe... (more)
Two crew members take position on UP 4244 to protect the reverse move into the yard to hook up with their train. In the background, the night crew is busy working in the GATX rail facility.
The crew in UP 8108 sits idly by in one of the departure yard tracks waiting for permission to head out an hook up with their train. A yard job with UP 1571 leading just finished shoving a string... (more)
UP 4267 leads a westbound train along the Yuma sub as it passes by a pet cemetery we found at the top of a hill.
A crew from the GATX Railroad facility is busy scuffling cars to spot them for the next day's work assignments.
UP 8072 pulls out of one of the yard tracks as a westbound train passes by on one of the main lines. Mean while, UP 2298 and UP 2368 are in the process of being made ready for their departures la... (more)
The crew sitting in the cab of UP 2368 looks on as another train departs West Colton. The head end of the departing train has made its way around the balloon track and has just entered the lower ... (more)
UP 1586 pauses as another yard job shove back into the yard track next to it.
With a light rain falling, a crew working in the GATX Railroad facility pause to set the breaks on a string of cars that have been spotted in one of the shed tracks.
There was a lot of activity in the departure yard of Union Pacific's West Colton yard on a rainy night. A crew is working on BNSF 7703 to prepare it for departure to Barstow.
I stopped by Pepper Ave. after my class and found this old switcher working in the GATX Railroad facility.
UP 8149 sits on one of the yard tracks in the departure yard for the Union Pacific West Colton yard.