With the towering rock formations that have served as the stage for movies like John Wayne's thrilling "Fort Apache" and the popular TV series "Star Trek" providing the backdro... (more)
UP 1411, ex-Southern Pacific 7658, leads the LOF41 back west on a somewhat rare light power move home for Gemco shortly before meeting Amtrak 763 at Davis.
The Coast Startlight has just traversed the Chats Tunnels and is now passing through the big curve at Santa Sue. Note the matching second unit and baggage car with phase III paint.
The private car Cyrus K. Holliday takes up the markers on the Coast Starlight.
The Day Bud returns light after making a drop in Simi Valley.
The sound of five Electro Motive Division diesels, topping out at 20,000 horsepower, rock the walls of the 7,369-foot long Tunnel 26 as UP 4685's headlights illuminate the final few hundred feet a... (more)
After hustling along Los Angeles Avenue at track speed, Metrolink 110 slows as it leans into the curve before arriving at Simi Valley for its scheduled station work.
Amtrak 761 catches the morning light as it speeds past the Santa Susana depot as it heads toward its next station stop of Simi Valley.
Sliding through the siding at Santa Susana, Metrolink 108 passes the original Simi Valley, Southern Pacific depot as it creeps toward a red signal at CP Davis for the meet with Amtrak 761
The Guadalupe Hauler has successfully conquered Santa Susana Pass, and now drifts down the 0.9% grade out of Tunnel 26 and into Simi Valley. Five EMDs representing various early 3rd generation mod... (more)
Amtrak train #777 comes into Simi Valley for a station stop. Unfortunately, this train would later hit a pedestrian north of the station.
The westbound Guadalupe Hauler comes out of Santa Susana Pass with an SD70ACe leader and 73 cars on a gorgeous Monday afternoon.
The OWPDO 16 Oil Cans rumble upgrade through Simi Valley with an ex-SP AC4400 leading two more GE products.
The Thanksgiving Eve edition of the LOF65 Leesdale Local holds back at CP Madera in Simi Valley for Metrolink 119 and Amtrak 790. Powering the 69 car train bound for Oxnard, CA is five EMDs, inclu... (more)
Amtrak's "Triple Seven" heads out of Santa Susana with Phase IV Heritage P42 184 leading. The ex-SP depot, now a model railroad club, can be seen on the right.