The second of two VCRR crews of the day run across Channel Island Blvd. and onto the Navy Base at Port Hueneme with a recently acquired ex-NS GP38-2.
The "VC Extra" brings a train of tanks down the Patterson Branch as they approach the Naval base at Port Hueneme.
Making its final approach to the entrance of Naval Base Ventura County, VCRR 1704 finds the morning light as it leads a long string of empty auto racks through town that are bound for the storage ... (more)
Easing around a sharp bend, VCRR 1704 leads a hefty string of auto racks off the interchange tracks and onto home rails as it heads for the Naval Base Ventura County. Built in 1952 for the Santa F... (more)
Adam Farence Photo.
The Ventura County Railroad crew brings a cut of autos to the UP interchange behind their GP15-1 in the late afternoon.
The day's local returns to the engine house (crossing Industrial on the house lead). This locomotive was with Ventura County throughout the entire Rail America era. It's now wearing the colors of ... (more)
Ventura County's fleet of Alco S6 switchers sit sidelined at the railroad's Oxnard facility, awaiting their transfer to the Filmore and Western.
Ventura County number 7 is seen at their yard in Oxnard, with the SP lights still intact. Photo is from 86 or 87
Ventura County Railway Number 2 shoves a set of former Southern Pacific cars into the station at the Orange Empire Railroad Museum.
Photographed during an excursion from the Orange Empire Railway Museum to March Field Air Museum.
It seems as though VC7, "Vickie Vance" (ex- SP 1251) has seen better days. In the background is VC11, another S6.
VC9, named "Toni Vance" is former SP 1226 and is seen at the VCY shop in Oxnard.
Dedicated teamwork keeps 'em running.
The first run of the 2007 Orange Empire Rail Museum Pumpkin Train passes through Perris leaving OERM tracks for BNSF rails. Passengers get about a two mile ride and pick up a pumpkin before return... (more)